to the Department of Orthodontics

The Department was founded in 1929 with the goal of offering graduate study in orthodontics. Since its inception it has been engaged in research, teaching and patient care. The graduates have contributed greatly to the development of dentistry's oldest specialty.

The Department occupies a 6000 square-foot location on the first floor of the College of Dentistry building at the University of Illinois at Chicago with additional space as residents' lab on the second floor. Facilities include a modern orthodontic clinic and clinical laboratory; reception and waiting area; computer, data-processing, and microscopy laboratory; the Brodie Library; orthodontic technique laboratory for photography, appliance construction and plaster work; seminar room; Ricketts Research and Conference Facility; faculty offices; headquarters for ESCO, the Electronic Study Club for Orthodontics; and the Brodie Laboratory for Craniofacial Genetics.


What's New?

August 20, 2014 - The Weekly Schedules Updated
The Weekly Schedules from August 25, 2014 to August 29, 2014 and from October 20, 2014 to October 24, 2014 have been updated. Please click here to review: http://www.uic.edu/depts/dort/schedule.html.
August 1, 2014 - August 4, 2014 to September 26, 2014 Schedule Updated
The Weekly Schedules from August 4, 2014 to September 26, 2014 have been updated. Please click here to review: http://www.uic.edu/depts/dort/schedule.html.
June 6, 2014 - New Patient Screenings are currently CLOSED

UIC Department of Orthodontic Clinic new patient screenings or evaluations are currently closed until further notice.

For a screening appointment, we request that you contact our office via email to dentorthoclinic@uic.edu (please write APPOINTMENT NEEDED as the email subject) OR call us at 312-996-7505 or 312-996-7506 for an updated voicemail message.

We cannot accommodate walk-ins. We do apologize if this has caused any inconvenience.

April 27, 2014 - UIC Orthodontic Residents Win Awards
AAO Award 2014

Congratulations to UIC orthodontic specialty graduates, Dr. Ahmed Masoud (Left) and Dr. Tharon L. Smith (Right), for winning the Excellence in Orthodontics Awards at the 114th Annual Session of the American Association of Orthodontists, in New Orleans on April 27, 2014.

(Left) Dr. Ahmed Masoud is a 2014 Charley Schultz Resident Scholar.
(Right) Dr. Tharon L. Smith received the 2014 Thomas M. Graber Research Award.

March 10, 2014 - Orthodontic Residents Presenting on Clinic and Research Day

Congratulations to everyone who participated at the UIC College of Dentistry Clinic and Research Day on March 6, 2014! All third-year orthodontic postgraduate students at the UIC Department of Orthodontics presented their research projects and findings at the Clinic and Research Day, an annual event at the UIC College of Dentistry. The event allows students, postgrads, and research staff to present their research achievements to the College and the larger research community. Continuing education opportunities, dental products and services exhibits, a keynote lecture and student awards are all part of this day.

Pictures of orthodontic residents' presentation during the event are available at:

Photo gallery of the UIC College of Dentistry Annual Clinic and Research Day 2014

January 15, 2014 - Alumni Association Winter 2013 Newsletter
Orthodontic Alumni Newsletter
Read more about the Orthodontic Alumni Association of Illinois Winter 2013 Newsletter at: http://www.uic.edu/depts/dort/alumni.html.

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