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Department of Orthodontics

Advancing Dentistry's Oldest Specialty Heading link

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We offer cutting edge techniques and comfort to train future dentists and deliver modern orthodontic care (braces) for adults and children

The UIC Department of Orthodontics 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; and the Brodie Laboratory for Craniofacial Genetics.

Orthodontics Specialty Training Program Heading link

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The UIC College of Dentistry Department of Orthodontics offers a program which leads to a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics through the College of Dentistry and the M.S. in Oral Sciences degree under the auspices of the Graduate College.

Learn more about the Orthodontics Advanced Specialty Training Program

Continuing Education Heading link

Individualized continuing education programs in orthodontics are available for those clinicians who have a serious interest in developing additional knowledge and skills in this field.

Learn more about the Orthodontics Continuing Education program.

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Patient Care

Orthodontics Dental Services
(312) 996-7505

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Academics & Research

UIC Department of Orthodontics (M/C 841)
801 S. Paulina Street, RM 131
Chicago, IL 60612-7211
Phone 312-996-7138
Fax 312-996-0873
Residency Program:

Faculty & Staff Heading link

Department Head and Directors

Veerasathpurush Allareddy
Department Head
Brodie Craniofacial Endowed Chair

Budi Kusnoto
Program and Clinic Director

Maria Therese Galang-Boquiren
Director, Predoctoral Orthodontics
Associate Professor

Maysaa Oubaidin
Associate Director of Post Graduate Orthodontics
Clinical Assistant Professor


Marta Kucharska
Business Administrative Associate

Huibi Liu
Information Technology Specialist

Request an Appointment in Orthodontics Heading link

Our Orthodontics clinic at UIC College of Dentistry in Chicago provides comprehensive treatment of bite problems, misaligned teeth and jaws, and jaw growth problems for children and adults in a modern, open-design clinic. We provide a free initial examination to determine whether you have a condition that would require “braces”, and provide a review of the treatment costs and an estimate of the time it will take.

Request an Appointment

312. 996.7505