ORA® Oral Surgery & Implant Studio of Chicago is a proud practice of sustainable green healthcare and dentistry. As a LEED and GGHC (Green Guide for Health Care) project, the designers of the ORA® office renovation adhered to LEED’s Indoor Environmental Quality (EQ), guidelines “To provide the occupants with a connection between indoor spaces and the outdoors through the introduction of daylight and views into the regularly occupied areas of the tenant space.”

In some areas of the facility, such as the operating rooms, where windows were an impossibility, the clients wanted to provide a connection with daylight and the outdoors, albeit simulated, but still capable of evoking an invigorating and uplifting feeling for patients and staff. The Luminous SkyCeilings, with their daylight-balanced backlighting, achieve this and were designed as the focus of the rooms.

According to Steven A. Koos D.D.S., M.D., the clinics medical director, “patients are generally quite anxious prior to undergoing sedation, general anesthesia and surgery. We consistently hear how relaxing and soothing the combination of listening to music and the direct views of the SkyCeilings are. My team and I also love the SkyCeilings because no matter what time of year or what type of inclement weather there is outside – at ORA® we ALWAYS have blue skies and sunshine!”


Dr. Koos was caring and professional.

Great experience from start to finish. Dr. Koos was caring and professional, making an otherwise uncomfortable experience as pleasant at possible.

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Caitlin Marcordes

Pleasantly surprised by post-surgery follow up

It was a pleasure to have straight forward information provided and constant follow up after my surgery. I was pleasantly surprised to receive a call from Dr. Steven Koos late at night to make sure I was having a healthy recovery. And the cherry on top of the ice cream was how updated the office was. State of the art equipment that I had no doubt I was in good hands.

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Heidi Ramirez

Great place and great staff.

Great place and great staff. I was well informed about the entire procedure and the follow up process. I also felt very at ease knowing the doctor called me later in the day and him providing me his number in case anything happens.

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Jim Morrissey

Dr. Koos is the best!

I love it here! Everyone is so kind and attentive! Dr. Koos is the best!

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Joanne Salem

They took great care of me.

I had an amazing experience. I went in scared and in pain and honestly they took great care of me. I would definitely be going back for any dental need. They are friendly and make you feel at ease.

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Katharyn Savary

Earns my trust for comfort and care

I had two implants, a sinus lift and one other procedure within the last year or so. I can’t speak highly enough of Dr. Koos and his staff. I was well informed about my needs and next steps. And more importantly, all went well with very little discomfort. I’m usually a little skiddish when it comes to dental surgery and any associated pain. ORA Oral Surgery & Implant Studio earns my trust for comfort and care.

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Paul Crossey