Dental Office Receives Top Award: Talk of the Town Awarded Delany Dental Care Their Top Honor of 5 Stars!

I am very please to reprint a recent press about my office. I want to thank all of my patients who have made this possibe.

Dr Ira L Shapira

Dental Office Receives Top Award: Talk of the Town Awarded Delany Dental Care Their Top Honor of 5 Stars! Top Award is Only Given to a Small Select Group of Highly Rated Dental Practices
Talk of the Town News has awarded Delany Dental Care a 5 Star Customer Satisfaction Award. Dr Ira L Shapira and Dr Mark J Amidei and the Team at Delany Dental Care have always strived for unsurpassed excellence in patient care.



The Delany Dental Care Logo “Passion, Perfection, Possibilities” well represents the effort that every member of the team put forth to enhance the patients positive experiences at their plush facility. Their commitment to their patients experiences is one reason why they have so many patients who travel very long distances to take advantage of their expertise.

“Talk of the Town establishes ratings with industry leading sample-based methodology to track customer satisfaction. We sample highly respected, no cost online user review websites to measure customer satisfaction. Star ratings from the websites, along with the number of user reviews, establish the basis for our ratings. This annual audit provides data to determine a mathematical formula, or matrix, to evaluate and rate its findings. Based on the results of this formula we assign our own rating to act as a representation of the data that we have accrued.

As a business that has reviewed and published case studies on the most desirable companies in America, we thought it would be extremely helpful to create a measurement tool using this customer generated feedback. ”

Delany Dental Care was established by Dr Shapira in 1984. Dr Amidei became a partner a few years later. The doctors have always been pioneers in many fields of dentistry:

They were the first dentists in Lake County to utilize Cad-Cam (CEREC) technology allowing patients to have ceramic retorations in a single visit. They have upgraded their technology and currently utilize Sirona CEREC 3D Technology.

Dr Shapira is a pioneer in the field of Dental Sleep Medicine and utilizes oral appliances to treat sleep apnea and snoring. He did research in the 1980’s as a visiting Assistant Professor at Rush Medical School. He is one of 20 dentists who founded the Sleep Disordr Dental Society and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is on the Board of the Illinois Sleep Society and teaches courses in Dental Sleep Medicine to dentists from across the U.S.

He most recently spoke on about Sleep Apnea Treatment on May 6,2011 at aseminar on Dental Excellence given by world famous practice consultant Bill Blatchford. He is giving a full day seminar to at the Illinois Academy of General Dentistry on May 14, 2011 and a lecture at the Illinois Sleep Society on May 21, 2011.

Dr Shapira is teaching his intensive comprehensive level course on Sleep Apnea to Dentists and their teams on June 3-4, 2011 Doctors will learn from an expert practioner with almost 30 years of success treating snoring and sleep apnea with comfortable oral appliances.

Dr Shapira and Dr Amidei both utilize Neuromuscular Dentistry to treat TMJ disorders (TMD) and to create spectacular dental reconstruction. A recent patient, the wife of a physician had total elimination of her headaches that had been continuous for over 50 years. Dr Shapira is a Fellow of ICCMO, the International College of CranioMandibular Orthopedics and a Diplomate of the American Aceademy of Pain Management. Both doctors have done advanced studies at LVI, The Las Vegas Institute of Dental Excellence. Dr Shapira is the ICCMO representative to the TMD Alliance.

Symptoms addressed by Neuromuscular Dentistry include :
TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint) pain
Facial Pain
Neck Pain
Ear Pain
Ringing and Buzzing in the ears
Stuffy Ears or the Feeling of water in the ears
Sinus Pain and Pressure
Tooth Pain without obvius causes
Muscle Pain and Soreness
Sleep Disorders
Excessive Tooth Wear
Premature Signs of Aging
Balance Issues
Sports enhancement

Dental implants have recently grown in popularity and Dr Shapira was placing and restoring implants for over 30 years. His experience in placing and restoring dental implants helps patients receive the results they desire. Dr Amidei began doing Implants immediately after graduating dental school while in an Post-Doctorate Advanced General Residency at Northwestern University. Dr Amidei recently returned from advanced courses in Implantology and Bone Grafting at the prestigious Pacific Institute. The doctors are now utilizing a new implant that allows implant placement immediately after the extraction of molars. This new implant procedure can eliminate the need for bone grafts saving patients thousands of dollars and saving 6 months of treatment time.

Dr Shapira and Amidei are experts at finding comfortable and esthetic solutions for maintaining comfort throughout Implant treatment.

Dr Shapira was a frequent lecturer throughout the 1990’s at the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. A lecture he gave to 2000 physicians in 1998 at the A4M meeting was turned into a chapter on Anti-Aging Dentistry in a medical textbook on the subject of Anti-Aging Medicine. Dr Shapira has several patents oncollection of stem cells during early prophylactic removal of wisdom teeth. He is working with Dr Wane

The Logo of Delany Dental Care includes the words “Passion – Perfection – Possibilities”
and those are the goals the entire team strives for with every patient. Whether patients are looking for Cosmetic Reconstruction, Implant Reconstruction, Esthetic Dentures, freedom from headaches and TMJ disorders or just a better nights sleep the doctors at Delany Dental Care can provide solutions. The entire team tries to surpass patients expectations not just in the quality of care but in the gentle caring manner it which it is delivered.

Dr Mark Amidei offers Invisalign to almost magically straighten teeth and improve smiles without braces. This is especially appreciated by executives and other working adults who are ready to improve their smiles but do not want to deal with two or more years of braces.

Instant Orthodontics creates gorgeous smiles almost overnight. Creating beautiful attractive faces and smiles is more than just making white teeth. The doctors utilize the Golden Proportion is designing exquisite smiles.

Dental Facelifts utilize the combined power of Neuromuscular Dentistry and Ceramic restorations to make patients appear younger and healthier and improve underlying physiology.

Delany Dental Care was an early adapter of Vizilight to detect oral cancer and one of the first adopters of Velscope an advanced device used to allow early detection and visualization of oral cancer. Dr Shapira was seen on National TV with a patient and Long-term Cancer Survivor that he detected squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue. That interview is used by Vizilight in their promotions.

New patients who mention this press release will qualify for a free Oral Cancer Exam that includes utilizing the Amazing Technology Velscope offers.

Delany Dental Care is also an educational center and Dr Shapira teaches courses to dentists from across the country on the treatment of Sleep Apnea and Snoring, Neuromuscular Dentistry, TMJ disorders, Trigger Point Injections and Nerve Blocks for treating chronic head and neck pain, Tension-type headaches and Migraines.

The techniques he teaches dentists for SPG (spenopalatine ganglion) Blocks he also teaches to patients to self administer (with cotton swabs) can frequently prevent headaches or migraines or greatly reduce their intensity. These autonomic blocks can also have miraculous results on many different problems. This has been presented in an excellent book “Miracles on Park Avenue”.

The Team at Delany Dental Care are thrillled to receive the 5 Star Rating from Talk of The Town and would like to thank the wonderful patients who have made this award possible.

About the Award and Sponsors:
CMUS Power Ratings are sponsored by Talk of the Town News, Celebration Media U.S. and Customer Care News magazine (Recent Press Release). Ratings are based on research collected from customer reviews and surveys, user-review websites, business rating services, and other honors and accolades.

Delany Dental Care has received the highest rating given, 5 STARS.

This is the third year CMUS, Talk of the Town News and Customer Care News have honored companies for achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. Among the types of organizations and professionals eligible to receive the award are hospitals, dentists, accountants, physical therapists, veterinarians, optometrists, insurance, chiropractors, lawyers, financial planners, restaurants, bakeries, event centers, home improvement companies, florists, spas, salons and mortgage companies.

For more information about the award or its sponsors, please contact CMUS and Talk of the Town News at 877-498-6405.

Dr Ira L Shapira is an author and section editor of Sleep and Health Journal, President of I HATE CPAP LLC, President Dato-TECH, and has a Dental Practice with his partner Dr Mark Amidei. He has recently formed Chicagoland Dental Sleep Medicine Associates. He is a Regent of ICCMO and its representative to the TMD Alliance, He was a founding and certified member of the Sleep Disorder Dental Society which became the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, A founding member of DOSA the Dental Organization for Sleep Apnea. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine, A Diplomat of the American Academy of Pain Management, a graduate of LVI. He is a former assistant professor at Rush Medical School’s Sleep Service where he worked with Dr Rosalind Cartwright who is a founder of Sleep Medicine and Dental Sleep Medicine. Dr Shapira is a consultant to numerous sleep centers and teaches courses in Dental Sleep Medicine in his office to doctors from around the U.S. He is the Founder of I HATE CPAP LLC and Dr Shapira also holds several patents on methods and devices for the prophylactic minimally invasive early removal of wisdom teeth and collection of bone marrow and stem cells. Dr Shapira is a licensed general dentist in Illinois and Wisconsin.