Meet The Doctors
Jacqueline G. Rosen, DDS, MS
Dr. Jacqueline G. Rosen has been working in the north suburban Chicago area for more than 30 years. She is known throughout the community for her excellence in orthodontics as well as her compassionate personality.
By working with her referring dentists and other dental specialists, she provides each patient optimal and individualized treatment.
Since 1990, Dr. Rosen has lived in Northbrook, where she and her husband Bill have raised their two children. Her daughter, Kristina joined the practice in 2017 upon completion of her orthodontic residency at the University of Southern California. Her son, Rob is currently studying accounting at Loyola University while working in the business field.
In addition to her family and orthodontic practice, Dr. Rosen enjoys exercising, traveling, skiing and golf.
Dr. Rosen received her bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and continued her studies at Northwestern University Dental School, where she earned her doctor of dental surgery and a master’s degree in orthodontics. She then went into private practice as an orthodontist at our offices in Buffalo Grove and Highland Park.
Dr. Rosen stays current in orthodontics and dentistry by attending numerous seminars and lectures. She’s actively involved in the local branch of the Chicago Dental Society, where she has held the offices of membership chairperson and vice president. She currently serves as treasurer.
Benjamin Belavsky, DDS, MS, Associate Orthodontist
Dr. Ben Belavsky was a patient of Dr. Rosen as a teen, and has been working on and off at Dr. Rosen’s office since 2007. He is very excited to serve the community where he grew up!
In his free time, Dr. Belavsky enjoys spending time with his family and with his wife, Ashley. Some of his favorite activities are cooking, watching movies, reading, getting outdoors, listening to music, playing drums, and traveling.
Dr. Belavsky is very excited to serve the community where he grew up.
Dr. Belavsky earned his dental degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry (UIC), graduating at the top of his class. He also completed his advanced orthodontic residency program at UIC and served as class president.
While in dental school and in residency, Dr. Belavsky received awards for outstanding leadership, impressive scholastic performance, and compassionate patient care. In addition, his master’s thesis on plaque removal was published in the International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Science.
Dr. Belavsky is an Assistant Professor at the UIC College of Dentistry in the department of orthodontics. He teaches the orthodontic residents, and also lectures to the dental students, on topics such as: Invisalign, retention, patient satisfaction, biomechanics, and craniofacial anomalies. In addition to lecturing, he plays an important clinical role at the university by teaching the residents how to treat patients.
Kristina Sakas Katz, DDS, MS, Associate Orthodontist
Dr. Kristina Sakas Katz has been a lifelong orthodontic learner, and joined the practice in 2017. Beginning at 10 years of age, she could be found shadowing her mother, Dr. Jacqueline G. Rosen, at the office. This early childhood interest developed into a lifelong passion.
In her free time, Dr. Sakas Katz loves to travel and learn about different cultures. She also enjoys cooking, hiking, biking, skiing, listening to music and spending time with her loved ones.
Dr. Sakas Katz received a doctorate of dental surgery from the Herman Ostrow School Of Dentistry of USC at the University of Southern California.
While in dental school, she immersed herself in the community by providing free oral health screenings, dental care and hygiene instruction to children from low-income families in the Greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Sakas Katz further pursued opportunities to support the community by providing regular hygiene instruction to the families of her husband’s special education students.
Graduating in the top of her class, Dr. Sakas Katz went on to attend USC's orthodontic residency program where she earned a Master of Science degree in craniofacial biology and a specialty degree in orthodontics.
Dr. Sakas Katz is a board certified orthodontist, which means she has voluntarily gone through additional hours of preparation to demonstrate the judgment, skills and knowledge required for providing the highest level of patient care. Achieving board certification is the last step in a long and intensive educational experience to ultimately provide excellent patient care.