- DDS, MS
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics
Dr. Ralph Robbins was born in Chicago and has never left the area. Raised in the north side of Chicago and at- tended high school in the northern suburbs. He attended University of Illinois receiving his B.S. degree in 1971. Obtained his D.D.S. degree in 1975 and his Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics in 1977 both from Loyola University of Chicago. Dr. Robbins has been an Assistant Clinical Professor since 1996. Currently he is Co-Director of the Interceptive Orthodontic Clinic. Clinical interests are functional occlusion, and interdisciplinary treatment, with an emphasis on adult perio/restorative treatment.
Dr. Robbins is a member of the American Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Illinois Society of Orthodontists, Chicago Dental Society, Chicago Dental Forum Study Club, and the PDL Seattle Study Club. He maintains a full time private practice, yet always enjoys his time at UIC. He enjoys golfing with his wife and spending time with his grandchildren.