Local Orthodontist Committed to Research

Engineering the future of orthodontics

The world of orthodontics has come a long way in recent decades, and advanced technology continues to improve the field. Dr. Sara Spector has dedicated her career to improving the orthodontic experience for her patients, and her research is often used to advance patient care.

Dr. Spector is committed to ensuring every orthodontic patient at iDentity Orthodontics receives the best in orthodontic treatment. His practice uses a personalized approach to give patients the smiles of their dreams. Every treatment plan is created to meet the smile goals of the individual patient, and patients have access to the most cutting edge technology.

Because of her extensive research, patients can rest easy knowing their treatment will be efficient, effective, and lasting.

Dr. Spector 3D planning orthodontics research

Dr. Spector’s dedication to continuing research started while he was completing her orthodontic specialty. He spent seven years at some of the top research universities in the United States, where he studied how to move teeth more effectively through bone. His research was published in numerous publications, and has helped lead the way for important advancements in the orthodontic world. The National Institute of Health recognized her research achievements, and awarded him a grant to continue her research.

Dr. Spector has conducted research and lectured on her findings throughout the country. He has been featured at the American Association of Orthodontists Symposium, the Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Symposium, the American Association of Plastic Surgeons Symposium, the International Society of Stem Cell Research Annual Symposium, and the International Conference on Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery, among many others.


Dr. Spector Dr. Reid UChicago Craniofacial Team

Additionally, Dr. Spector is on the editorial board for numerous publications, including the Journal of Plastic and Aesthetic Research, Annals of Surgical Case Reports, MedLife Open Access, and the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery, Research and Therapy.

Dr. Spector also serves as the Director of Orthodontics at the University of Chicago Medical Center and Comer Children’s Hospital.

If you or your child are in need of orthodontic treatment, Dr. Spector is an expert. His high tech, low profile metal braces are not only more comfortable, but move teeth more effectively. For patients looking for more aesthetically pleasing options, iDentity Orthodontics also offers clear braces and iD clear aligners.

Schedule your free initial consultation by calling 847-548-4200.

AUTHOR: Michael Stosich

Michael S. Stosich, DMD, MS, MS, is a specialist orthodontist for children and adults with subspecialty expertise in robotically assisted orthodontics. Dr. Spector serves as the orthodontic director at the University of Chicago's cleft lip and palate clinic and craniofacial anomalies clinic, which treats complex pediatric craniofacial anomalies.

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