Meet Dr. Robert Thies
The Professional Side
Dr. Robert M. Thies completed his undergraduate degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin as a recipient of the Western Golf Association Chick Evans Scholarship. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago, Illinois as a recipient of the Illinois Congressional Scholarship. Dr. Thies completed his General Practice Residency program in advanced general dentistry, hospital dental treatment and special needs care at the Loyola-Foster McGaw Hospital in Maywood, Illinois. He was appointed a chief resident of the program before moving to Manhattan, Kansas where he received externship training at the original Dental Implant Centre.
After he completed these post-graduate programs, Dr. Thies returned to Chicago where he accepted teaching positions in the restorative dental department of Loyola Dental School as well as the Loyola Hospital General Practice Residency program as a Dental Implant Consultant. After the closing of Loyola Dental School in 1993, Dr. Thies continued teaching at the Michael Reese Hospital General Practice Residency (Chicago) and the Creighton University (Omaha, Nebraska) Department of Continuing Education.
Dr. Thies has taken numerous post-graduate courses in all fields of dentistry including cosmetics, dental implants, orthodontics, endodontics (root canal therapy), periodontics (gum treatment), pediatrics, infection control and sterilization. Dr. Thies has been awarded Fellowship by several organizations, proving that Dr. Thies upholds the highest standards of his profession. In 1994, Dr. Thies was the recipient of a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and in 2008, Dr. Thies was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of Dentistry International. Dr. Thies is the co-author of numerous scholarly publications including several in the field of interdisciplinary treatment and dental implants. He also produced a video teaching the surgical placement of dental implants.
Dr. Thies is a member of the Board of Directors for the Western Golf Association and is also the secretary of the Midwest Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He has served as a professional consultant for Altatech Biotechnologies (past distributor of the Camlog dental implant) as well as a Dental Claims Consultant for the MetLife Dental Insurance Company.
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