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Meet Your Trusted Palatine, IL Dentists

Welcome to Meadows Dental Care, where your oral health is our number one priority. All of our skilled doctors and staff work to provide the best oral care possible in the most effective and efficient manner. We are proud to be able to offer both general and cosmetic dentistry procedures to our patients. To provide our patients more value, we also offer orthodontics including Invisalign for those that wish to straighten their smile. Find out more about all of our doctors here, and feel free to call us with any further questions that you might have for us!

Robert S. Radin, DDS, MAGD

Robert S. Radin, DDS, MAGD, is a 1977 graduate of Loyola Dental School in Maywood, Illinois. He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Illinois State Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Prosthodontics Society, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is an Associate Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.

Dr. Radin founded Meadows Dental Care in 1982 with the vision of providing comprehensive dental care under one roof to the families in his practice. The opportunities for consultations by specialists and general dentists provides for more seamless and complete treatment. He has been practicing in Palatine since 1979. He has undergone many hours of advanced training in 16 different disciplines of dental medicine in order to receive his "MAGD" - Master of the Academy of General Dentistry.

Dr. Radin cares more about treating you as a whole person and has dedicated his practice to helping you develop a lifetime comprehensive approach for your dental health. We believe this results in lower lifetime costs and fewer lifetime problems than other piecemeal approaches towards your dental health care.

His hobbies include golf, cooking, music and family activities. He has two children (Dave and Heather), and two dogs (Zsa Zsa the Spacey and Ernie the Relentless).

Katrina L. Baeverstad, DDS

From Dr. Baeverstad, "I love that every day I get to help my patients improve their smiles. I do this by listening to my patients' concerns and goals for treatment, and then helping them understand their options.

My goal is to help patients take care of their immediate and long-term dental needs. Advances in techniques and technology now allow us to help our patients achieve optimal oral health and aesthetics more effectively and comfortably than ever before.

I love practicing at Meadows Dental Care because we are a patient-centered practice with dental professionals working together as a team to provide patients with individualized, attentive care. We believe in comfortable, quality dentistry, and we aspire to increase the longevity of our patients' teeth.

My education gave me the fundamental knowledge and skill to care for my patients. I continue to exceed continuing education requirements so that I can offer my patients a wide variety of the most up-to-date treatment options for their dental needs.

I love taking my knowledge and expertise into the community to help those who don't have access to quality dental care. I believe that everyone is entitled to a healthy, beautiful smile that is only attainable through education and professional oral healthcare.”

  • Advanced Education In General Dentistry Certificate: Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 2009.
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery: University of Michigan School of Dentistry 2008
  • Bachelor of Arts: St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN 2004
  • Member of the Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association
  • Volunteers at the Cure Network, Chicago

Joseph LaSpisa, DDS

Doctor Joseph LaSpisa’s practice is limited to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Joseph LaSpisa received his Bachelor of Science degree from Loyola University in 1980. Dr. LaSpisa graduated from Loyola University, Chicago College of Dental Surgery in 1984. He was the recipient of the American College of Stomatologic Surgeons Award in 1984 and clinical honors in oral surgery in 1983 and 1984.

Following dental school, he continued his education at Foster G. McGaw Hospital, Loyola University in a GPR (General Practice Residency). He was accepted into the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training program at Cook County Hospital. The next 4 ½ years were spent at Cook County Hospital, University of Illinois Hospital, West Side VA, and Michael Reese Hospital. The last year he served as Chief Resident at each hospital. Training included rotations in anesthesiology, general surgery, internal medicine, plastic surgery, surgical intensive care, facial trauma surgery and a wide scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery including TMJ and dental implants.

Dr. LaSpisa has been in private practice since 1990. His certifications include Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support, and Advanced Trauma Life Support.

His memberships include American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, American Society of Dental Anesthesiology, International College of Osteointegration, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Dental Society, American Trauma Society and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.

Dr. LaSpisa has given multiple presentations and lectures through his professional career and has been published in the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

Dr. Jianjun Hao, DDS, MS & PhD

Dr. Jianjun Hao, DDS, MS & PhD is a Board Certified Orthodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He received his training at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry and was a clinical assistant professor at University of Connecticut Health Center before joining Meadow Dental Care.

"A beautiful smile with excellent function is my treatment goal. I am confident that together we can achieve the beauty of form and function effectively and efficiently".

Dr. Hao's wife is also an orthodontist who practices in Chicago and Wilmette. Their son is a college student at Marquette University, and Dr. Hao is proud to call himself a Boston Marathon runner.

Contact Your Palatine, IL Dentists Today!

Thank you for visiting us and finding out more about all our practice has to offer. If you have any further questions about our doctors, treatment options or if you simply wish to book an appointment with us, please do not hesitate to call our Palatine office. We look forward to hearing from you!