Credentials

Why Choose Us?

Dr. Wittmus received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from Northwestern University in 1991. He also received a Bachelors degree in Zoology at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio in 1987. Prior to opening his general practice in 1993, Dr. Wittmus served as the Oral Surgery resident at Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin. In 1995 Dr. Wittmus received a Fellowship with the Academy of Dentistry International. In 2007 he received the Gordon Christensen Fellowship. Dr. Wittmus was former chairman of the peer review committee for the Chicago Dental Society.

State of Illinois, General Dentistry 1991 – Present
State of Wisconsin, General Dentistry 1991 – 1995
Misch International Implant Institute Fifteen Day Surgical Course 2012 – 2013
Misch International Implant Institute Complications, Medical Emergency Training 2013
Instructor Facially Generated Treatment Planning Workshop 2011-2012
Spear Education Fellowship 2010 – 2012
Gordon Christensen Fellowship 2005 – 2012
Spear Education Mentorship Program 2008 – 2011
Scottsdale Center for Dentistry Sirona / Cerec Training 2005 – 2008
Endodontic Training with Cliff Ruddle 2007
Invisalign Training 2001
Six Month Smiles Training 2010
Ivoclar / Vivadent Diode Laser Training 2008
 
Meriter Hospital Madison, Wisconsin
General Practice / Oral Surgery Residency Residency 1991 – 1992
 
Northwestern University Dental School Chicago, Illinois
Doctorate of Dental Surgery 1987 – 1991
 
Miami University Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology 1983 – 1987

Private Practice – 5315 N. Central Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60630, 773-631-6060
Team Leader of Dentists to Yegheknadzor, Armenia 2001-2009 providing dental care for orphans
Grateful Dental Inc. founder and CEO, non-profit charitable organization

Fellowship Academy of Dentistry International 1995 – Present
Quintessence Top Researcher Award 1991
Dentsply Student Clinician of the Year 1990
National Student Clinician Table Clinic Competition – Honorable Mention 1990
Peer Review Chairman Illinois State Dental Society 2013
American Dental Association 1991 – Present
Presiding Room Chairman Scientific Program ADA Annual Session 2000
 
Chicago Dental Society 1987 – Present
• Northwest Side Branch Peer Review Chairman 2009 – 2012
• Northwest Side Branch President 2009
• Northwest Side Branch Vice President 2008
• Northwest Side Branch Secretary 2007
• Northwest Side Branch Treasurer 2006
• Northwest Side Branch Member 1993 – Present
• Northwest Side Branch Correspondent 2000 – 2001
• Northwest Side Branch Program Chairman 1999 – 2000
• Dental Benefits Committee 1998 – 2006
• Mediation Committee 1998 – 2008
• Course Division Midwinter Meeting 2002-2005, 2007
• Table Clinic Committee – Midwinter Meeting 1996 – 2001, 2007-2009
• Presiding Room Chairman Limited Attendance Clinics – Midwinter Meeting 1995 – 2001, 2005 – 2009
• New Dentist Committee Chairman 2001
• New Dentist Committee Vice Chairman 2000
• New Dentist Committee Secretary 1999
 
Illinois State Dental Society 1987 – Present
• Northwest Side Delegate to the ISDS House of Delegates 2000, 2006, 2007, 2009
 
• Progressive Club 1997 – Present
• Progressive Club Membership Chairman 2000 – 2001
 
• Student Clinicians American Dental Association – Alumni 1990 – 1995
• American Student Dental Association 1987 – 1991
 
Arcolians Dental Arts Club 1994 – Present
• President of Arcolians 2008
• President elect 2007
• Vice President 2006
• Treasurer 2005
• Secretary 2004
• Program Chair 2003
• Dinner Chair 2002
Four Part Series Facially Generated Treatment Planning 2009
Instructor at Dr. Frank Spear Mentorship at Spear Education 2009 – 2011
Northwestern Alumni Speakers Bureau Member 1999 – 2005
Leadership Conference Illinois State Dental Society 1997 – 2000
“Buying a practice: a guide for the new dentist” – Chicago Dental Society Review April 1996, pp.40-41
 
“American Dentists Reach Out to Armenia” – Chicago Dental Society Review April 2003, pp.42-43

 

University of Illinois School of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois 1998 – 2000
“Acquisition and Transition of a Dental Practice”

 

Northwestern University Dental School, Chicago, Illinois 1994, 1996 – 1999
“Acquisition and Transition of a Dental Practice”

 

Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, Chicago, Illinois 1991 – 1993
“Splinting Therapies for General Dentist following Dentoalveolar Trauma”

 

Wisconsin State Dental Society Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1991
“Splinting Therapies for General Dentist following Dentoalveolar Trauma”

 

ADA Student Clinician Table Clinic Competition, Boston, Massachusetts 1990
“The Cellular Response to Different Viscosities of Polydimethylsiloxane in the Rat Peritoneal Cavity”

 

Illinois State Dental Society Table Clinic Competition, Springfield, Illinois 1990
“The Cellular Response to Different Viscosities of Polydimethylsiloxane in the Rat Peritoneal Cavity”
Title Speaker Credit Hours
Mastery Level Esthetics Frank Spear 17
State of the Art Topics, Tricks and Techniques in Implant Overdentures and Implant Retained Partial Dentures Robert Vogel, DDS 4
“IT Best Practices” Bryan Currier 2
Root Form Surgery And Bone C.E. Misch 22
 Topics in Sleep Apnea in Dentistry David Turok, DDS  2
 Risk Management Essentials Ronald R. Zentz  3
     
     
     



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