Get to know the Office and Doctors
that will be taking care of your smile.
At DentalWorks Crystal Lake, you’ll find gentle, understanding dentists and hygienists committed to helping you look and feel better. And we’re working hard to make it easy to keep your family healthy. To clean your teeth. Straighten your smiles. And do it in a way that fits best with your schedule and life.
We’re the dentist you can trust for the life of your smiles. Because whether you know it or not, we already consider your family, part of ours.
1145 S. Route 31, Suite J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Phone Number: (815) 477-5399
Fax Number: (216) 584-1067
Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9am – 6pm
Tuesday: 7am – 2pm
Saturday: 7am – 2pm
Located in front of Walmart Crystal Lake, near the Starbucks and Kumi Sushi
*Open every other Saturday. Please contact the office for more information.
Dental care is available for patients of all ages, including pediatric services and care for senior patients as well as adults.
For teeth that are out of alignment, metal braces can effectively shift the teeth to a proper position.
A dental implant involves placing a replacement tooth root in the jawbone, which provides the foundation for temporary or permanent tooth options.
Multiple types of oral conditions, such as disease, might negatively affect a patient's overall wellness. Stemming from damaging oral bacteria, gum disease is considered a main source of loose or missing teeth among patients aged 35 and up...
There are many types of oral surgery, including surgical procedures such as a tooth removal or a root canal.
Dentures are used to replace all of a patient’s teeth (complete dentures) or several teeth (partial dentures) to restore your smile.
DentalWorks cosmetic dentistry procedures will rejuvenate your smile.
In addition to preventative care, repairing your smile, and all of our standard services, we have even more that can help you and your family stay healthy.
From checkup and cleanings, to transforming your smile, our dental family is here for yours. But don’t take our word for it. See what our patients are saying about us.
Always a pleasant experience! Professional and extremely friendly. Have been going for over 10 years. Feels like famiy!S.S.
I was impressed with my first experience with DentalWorks Crystal Lake. The hygienist/assistant who did the very thorough cleaning was friendly and answered all my questions clearly, and gave good advice about home care. My husband and I will definitely both go back!S.M.
Steven J. Betzelos, D.D.S., is a General Dentist.
Dr. Steve J. Betzelos earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at Loyola University in 1984. Dr. Betzelos has demonstrated commitment to endodontics, cosmetic dentistry, and implant restorative dentistry. He stays active in his community by being involved in and attending his church every Sunday, and being involved in his children’s sports (basketball). His hobby is martial arts.
Michael Albazzaz, D.D.S., is a Orthodontist.
Dr. Michael Albazzaz received his Bachelor’s degree in education from Concordia University in 1996, graduating summa cum laude. After being involved in public education for several years, he entered dental school at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he completed both his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2005 and, later, his Master’s degree in Oral Sciences, earned in conjunction with the completion of his residency program in orthodontics in 2008. Over the course of his dental and orthodontic education, Dr. Albazzaz earned over ten local and national-level awards for his research activities involving dental matrix proteins, and presented his research at several local and national meetings.
After graduation, Dr. Albazzaz entered into the clinical practice of orthodontics with the goal of delivering the best care possible to his patients. He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, the Illinois Society of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society. He regularly pursues continuing education opportunities in order to stay current regarding the latest knowledge and techniques in orthodontics.
Dr. Albazzaz was born and raised in Illinois, and is gratified to be caring for the orthodontic needs of its residents. In his free time, he and his wife enjoy activities such as hiking, cycling, photography, astronomy, and going out to the movies.
The DentalWorks Crystal Lake facility is conveniently located in Crystal Lake, IL. Comfortable and relaxing, we invite patients of all ages and walks of life to our facility. Built to house the latest dental tools and technologies, our entire space was configured with the patient at the forefront. Our patients’ first experience starts with a warm greeting from our reception area team members, where patients are invited to relax and complete their necessary paperwork. Within our practice, we boast several examination rooms, in addition to a secluded area to consult about treatment and pricing. Our dental treatment area is prepared with the most advanced dental equipment to make certain that every individual has a relaxing and effective appointment. Our team invites you to visit our state-of-the-art dental practice, DentalWorks Crystal Lake in Crystal Lake, so that we can give you the treatment you require.
In light of the COVID pandemic, we are taking extra vigilance to ensure the health of you and our team. Please see the additional steps we are taking in our practices to ensure your safety.
We have reinforced our already comprehensive Infection Control procedures with our team members, which include:
In addition we are also taking the following additional steps:
If you develop any cold symptoms prior to your appointment, please consider rescheduling or utilizing our TeleDentistry website to be seen virtually.
We understand the longer dental practices remain closed to preventive care and treatment for early forms of dental disease, the more likely that patients’ untreated disease will progress, increasing the complexity and cost of treatment. It is recommended by the CDC that you minimize the number of visits by completing as much of your recommended treatment during your appointment.
Your health is at the heart of why we do what we do. We’ve made it our mission to clear up common misconceptions and impart the oral care knowledge everyone needs so that you live a healthier, longer life.
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From a simple fix to complex shifts, Invisalign clear aligners can straighten out your smile. Clear aligners are easy to wear, nearly invisible, and are more comfortable than traditional braces. We even will offer you a free consultation today to ensure Invisalign treatment is your best fit.