MEET DR. Daniel Bregman &
Dr. James Lauren


Dr. Bregman, originally from Toronto, Canada, excelled academically, graduating with honors from the University of Toronto with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery (DDS).

Following dental school, Dr. Bregman pursued a hospital residency at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois. He then gained valuable experience as a general dentist in Vernon Hills, Illinois for two years before embarking on his specialization in orthodontics at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Shah successfully completed his orthodontic program and earned a Master's degree in Orthodontics.

Dr. Bregman's professional affiliations extend to esteemed associations such as the American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, Illinois Society of Orthodontists, and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists.

Dr. Bregman is an avid advocate of a healthy lifestyle and finds joy in staying active through exercise. As a passionate sports enthusiast, he proudly supports all of Chicago's sports teams, with a special place in his heart for the Chicago Bears.


Dr. James Lauren earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he distinguished himself as class president. His passion for research led him to participate in numerous projects, earning him an Appreciation Award from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry for his exceptional dedication to the Department of Orthodontics. In recognition of his outstanding leadership abilities and academic excellence, Dr. Lauren was honored with the Frances Best Matkins Award.

Dr. James Lauren completed an Orthodontic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, graduating with honors and earning the Best Resident Award. He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 2021.

Dr. James Lauren actively participates in organized dentistry and orthodontics, holding memberships with prominent associations such as:

  • American Board of Orthodontics (Diplomate)

  • American Association of Orthodontists

  • American Dental Association

  • Illinois Society of Orthodontics

  • Chicago Dental Society