Meet Daniel Balderrama, DDS, FIDIA — North Aurora, IL


A New Spirit of Trusted & Affordable Dental Care

Dr. Daniel Vasquez Balderrama has been in private practice since June of 2004. He was born and raised in Carlsbad, N.M & earned his Bachelors of Science in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, from New Mexico State University. He attended Marquette University School of Dentistry where he earned a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in May of 2004. Dr. Balderrama finished in the top 15% of his class while maintaining a mix of family life, work, study & volunteer efforts.

Dr. Balderrama has been an active member of organized dentistry & advocate for patient care throughout his career with memberships in American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association & East Texas Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, Land O’ Pines study club & Academy of Operative Dentistry (an internationally recognized organization that holds its annual meeting here in Chicago every February). Dr. Balderrama holds the distinction of becoming a fellow of the International Dental Implant Association, an organization committed to achieving excellence in implant dentistry through rigorous education & training of its members. Lastly, Dr. Balderrama is a member of Occlusion Design, a dental training center that focuses on education & training of the dental practitioner in the treatment planning & delivery of complex restorative/cosmetic dentistry & full mouth rehabilitations. Dr. Balderrama served on the board of the East Texas Dental Society for three consecutive years. He was twice elected as the East Texas Dental Society’s nominee for the New Dentist Achievement Award, by his colleagues/peers in the TDA component society. Dr. Balderrama has participated & continues to participate in volunteer efforts such as the Texas Mission of Mercy program, Give Kids a Smile Day, Alpine Church of Christ Dental Clinic, Mission Marshall, Highway 80 Rescue Mission, & David Crockett Elementary Career Day, to name a few.

  • American Dental Association – 13 Years
  • Academy of General Dentistry – 12 Years
  • Land O’ Pines study club – 13 Years
  • East Texas Dental Society board member – 3 Years
  • Member of Spear Education
  • Two consecutive nominations by the Board of Directors of the East Texas Dental Society for the Texas Dental Associations New Dentist Achievement Award
  • Fellow of the International Dental Implant Association
  • Occlusion Design Member
  • Bilingual speaking both Spanish & English

Dr. Balderrama has been happily married to his wife since January of 1998 with whom he has a daughter, who he is extraordinarily proud of. He loves spending time with his family, watching movies, supporting the Chicago Cubs, reading, fishing, visiting museums & zoos, & traveling throughout the United States. Recently he & his family have moved to the Chicagoland area, fulfilling his dream of being in the heart of organized dentistry & home of the Chicago Cubs. He & his family are overjoyed with the move & are looking forward to serving the good people of Illinois. Dr. Balderrama believes that it is essential for health care professionals to “practice what they preach” & to continually attempt to achieve optimal overall health. Therefore, Dr. Balderrama enjoys a constant mix of weight & cardiovascular training. Finally, Dr. Balderrama loves the practice of dentistry & serving the people who entrust him with not only their care, but with that of their friends & loved ones as well.

Dr. Balderrama is a Fellow of the International Dental Implant Association.

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