Meet Dr. James M. Maragos


Meet Dr. James Maragos

Dr. Maragos received his D.D.S. from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1981.  He was then accepted into a one-year general dentistry residency at Loyola Hospital, where he learned advanced techniques in treating medically compromised patients and the use of sedation medications to relax the patient.  He taught at both the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and Loyola School of Dentistry from 1982-1988, while practicing as an associate in dental offices in Oak Lawn and Chicago.  In 1987, he took over the practice of Dr. Don Ourada, D.D.S., and then established his own private practice in LaGrange, Illinois.


Dr. Maragos has earned a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

Volunteer Service:

Hellenic-American Dental Society

  • President (1991-1992)

Chicago Dental Society

  • West Suburban Branch President (2008-2009)
  • West Suburban Branch DENT-IL-PAC Director (1999-2006)
  • Standing Committees: Regional Meeting Chairman (2006, 2009), Dental Care Plans (1996-1997)
  • Midwinter Committees: Presiding Chairman (2010-2013), General Arrangements (2006), Table Clinics (1999-2003), Room Chair (1994-2006), Mentor to UIC Dental Student (2003-2005)

Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS)

  • Board of Trustees- 2009-present
  • Delegate to the ISDS House of Delegates 1999-present)
  • Governor’s Club Chairman (2006-Present)
  • Executive Committee DENT-IL-PAC (2004-Present)
  • Legislative Affairs Committee ISDS (2004-2009)

American Dental Association

  • Alternate Delegate, ADA House of Delegates (2005, 2007, 2011)

From 2002-2011, Dr. Maragos has been recognized by the Illinois State Dental Society and the Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicappedfor his volunteer work with the Dental Donation Services (DDS), a humanitarian service to disabled, elderly and medically-compromised people.  He has also volunteered his services doing missions both here in the U.S. and in Honduras.

Community Involvement:

Dr. Maragos’ commitment to his community parallels his commitment to his profession. In 2007, he was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Village of Western Springs. He also served as vice president of the Kiwanis Club of Western Springs and has chaired numerous fundraisers for the organization over the past five years.  Dr. Maragos is member of the church choir at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church in Westchester, IL.  He was also a member of the Parish Council from 1984-1986.


  • General and Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Teeth Whitening
  • Dental Implants
  • Relaxation Dentistry
  • Invisalign Orthodontics™
  • Denture Reconstruction and Repair
  • TMJ Therapy/Teeth Grinding
    Headache Treatment
  • Snore Guard Therapy
  • Bonding and Veneers
  • Porcelain Crowns and Bridges
  • After Hours Emergency Care

Office Hours

Monday - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday - 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Phone (708) 352-7358




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4727 Willow Springs Road
LaGrange, IL 60525

James M. Maragos, D.D.S.

Dr. Maragos’ commitment to his community parallels his commitment to his profession. In 2007, he was elected to... 

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