About Us

Balice portraitJoseph Balice, DDS

Dr. Balice is passionate about learning and new technology. He graduated from Loyola Dental School in 1989, and then completed a residency program at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. He strives to expand his knowledge of new materials and techniques through continuing education. He attends courses in excess of the annual required amount. He is also a certified Invisalign provider.

Committed to Excellence

Dr. Balice believes staying active in professional organizations is a wonderful way to share ideas with colleagues and keep current on new developments in dentistry. He’s a member of the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Academy of General Dentistry.

A Local Boy

Dr. Joe grew up on the northwest side of Chicago, which probably explains the fact he’s a Cubs fan and a hockey enthusiast. He loves photography and is involved with a variety of kids activities and sports. He and his wife Caterina live in the suburbs with their three children.


Dr. John Micaletti

Dr. John Micaletti takes great pride and care in treating his patients. He received his DDS degree from Loyola University in 1987. In 1994, he received a certificate in Periodontics and a Master’s of Science degree from Northwestern University.

Dr. Micaletti believes strongly in continuing education to ensure that he can offer his patients the latest treatment options. He has completed many courses on dental implants, advanced bone grafting, and soft tissue grafting. He prides himself on maintaining the highest standards of care.

Dr. John Micaletti places great importance on patient comfort. He ensures that his patients are relaxed and comfortable. Dr. Micaletti stresses patient education and will work to make sure you fully understand all treatment options. He prides himself on offering alternatives and answering questions in a calm, non-pressured environment. He is concerned and compassionate about his patients’ wellbeing and will address any issues that you might have.


Our Hygienists

  • Deanna, RDH
  • Lisa, RDH
  • Bethany, RDH

The Dental Hygienists of La Grange Dental Associates comprise three of the most uniquely experienced dental clinicians. Their cumulative background comprises a profound amount of knowledge and skill including instruction of both dental hygiene students and dental students, performing sealants with the local public health department, teaching local anesthetic to dental hygienists, public dental health education, and have written multiple educational articles pertaining to oral health.

This combined team is committed to providing you with excellent oral health care. We promise to provide each patient with the highest standard of quality care. We are Illinois licensed registered dental hygienists, certified in CPR, and licensed to provide localized anesthesia.

Our services include:

  • Periodontal assessment of gum tissue
  • Removal of plaque and tartar on teeth
  • Scaling and root planing
  • Fluoride application
  • Pit and fissure sealants
  • Polishing teeth
  • Personalized oral hygiene instruction