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Robert Rada, DDS, MBA

Clinical Professor

Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences



801 S. Paulina Street, IL 60612



Dr. Rada is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He also maintains a private practice in LaGrange Illinois focusing on patients with special needs.  Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages are cared for in his practice. Advanced behavior management, anesthesia care and hospital dentistry are all part of his practice. Dr. Rada has facilitated many live patient courses to assist dentists and dental students in their learning to care for dental patients with special needs. He teaches in the Group Practice Clinics and currently has dental students rotate through his private practice and directs the Special Care Dentistry Track at UIC.


Clinical activities & specialties

  • Treatment of developmentally disabled and medically complex patients
  • Hospital dentistry
  • Restorative and cosmetic dentistry
  • Composite resin
  • Glass ionomers


  • MBA - Benedictine University
  • General Practice Residency in Dentistry - Loyola University Medical Center
  • DDS, University of Illinois College of Dentistry
  • BA, Chemistry -- University of Illinois Chicago (College Honors, High Distinction in Chemistry)