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Isaac Yue, DMD, MS

Clinical Associate Professor




College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina Street, IL 60612



Dr. Isaac Yue is a third generation engineer that grew up in the great town of Midland, Michigan.  Dr. Yue is passionate about the field of orthodontics and believes in evidenced-based, life-long learning.  His orthodontic journey guided him to study at some of the best institutions in the world.  Dr. Yue joined the UIC Department of Orthodontics in 2005 and has been teaching numerous courses and seminars including:  Orthodontic Technique, Diagnostic Procedures, Insurance, Orthodontic Anchorage, and Biomechanics.  He is the course director for Biomechanics and Biomaterials preparing dental students and residents for clinical practice based on biomechanical principles. As an educator, Dr. Yue is following the lead of some phenomenal educators who have served as great role models.  He has been recognized with numerous ADA/AADR awards and is currently obtaining his Masters in Dental Education.  Dr. Yue also supervises residents in their clinical cases as well as their research endeavors during their three year program.

In addition to his academic work at UIC, Dr. Yue leads a team of 15 great individuals in his two private practices located in the Chicagoland suburbs of Willowbrook and Morton Grove   (  Dr. Yue stays up to date with the latest certifications, techniques and technologies such as (Insignia, Incognito, Damon, Invisalign) through continuing education and his affiliations with professional organizations.  He is a member of the American Board of Orthodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Illinois Society of Orthodontics, Chicago Dental Society, American Dental Education Association, as well as numerous study clubs.  He also frequently lectures at conferences and study clubs for other dentists and specialists on the new innovations in orthodontics.

Scholarly interests

Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Practice management and efficiency, Accelerated orthodontics, Dental pedagogy, Limitations to orthodontic movements, robotic-based orthodontics

Selected Publications

I. Yue, C. Handelman, B.Kusnoto, E. BeGole.  Relationship Between the Anterior Alveolus with Skeletal and
Dental Patterns.  Angle Orthod.  In progress 2011.

I. Yue, R. Badovinac, F. Tom, H. Rubinstein, R. Olsen, J. Brouder, and C. Hayes.  The Effect of Age, Income, and
Period  between Dental Visits on the Purchase of Dental Insurance.  JADA. 2003.

I. Yue, J. Poff, M. Cortes, R. Sinisterra, C. Faris, P. Hildgen, R. Langer, and V.P. Shastri.  A Novel Polymeric Chlorhexidine Delivery Device for the Treatment of Periodontal Disease.   Biomaterials. 2004.

V.P. Shastri, I. Yue, R.D. Sinisterra, P. Hildgen, C. Faris, P. Stashenko, and R. Langer.  The Utility of
Cyclodextrins in Polymeric Microsphere Formulations.  J. Pharm. Comp. (4), 2000.

L. Shea, I. Yue, and D. Mooney.  Biodegradable Polymer Matrixes in Dental Tissue Engineering.  Frontiers in Tissue Engineering.  Pergamon, New York 1998.  p 443-459.

I. Yue, C. Handelman, B.Kusnoto, E. BeGole.  Relationship Between the Anterior Alveolus with Skeletal and
Dental Patterns using Ceph and CBCT.    Moyers Symposium, March 2012.

I. Yue, V.P. Shastri, R.D. Sinisterra, P. Stashenko, R. Niederman, and R. Langer.  Treatment of Periodontal
Disease by a Polymeric Chlorhexidine Delivery Device.  Oral Presentation presented at the American Association
of Dental Research Meeting, Washington D.C., April 2000.

I. Yue, K. Boudahir, D. Mooney. Crosslinking of Partially Oxidized Alginate for Tissue Engineering Application,
Poster Presentation, American Association of Dental Research Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 1998.