• Practice Philosophy
  • Dr. Christensen
  • Our Staff
  • Our Office
  • Our Location
  • Kirk H. Christensen, DDS

    Education:

    Orthodontic Specialty Certification 1987-1989
    Loyola University School Of Dentistry; Department of Orthodontics Maywood, Illinois

    General Practice Residency (Hospital Based Dental Residency) 1986-1987
    Loyola University Medical Center Maywood, Illinois

    • Emergency Hospital Based Dentistry
    • Internal Medicine rotations
    • Ear Nose Throat (ENT) rotations
    • Anesthesiology rotations
    • Oral Surgery rotations
    • Complex dental procedures and dentistry for severely handicapped individuals

    Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree (DDS) 1982-1986
    Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society inductee 1986
    Loyola University School Of Dentistry Maywood, Illinois

    Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) 1976-1980
    Carroll College Helena, Montana

    Orthodontic Specialty Practice History:

    Dr. Christensen has been practicing Orthodontics in Woodstock, Illinois since 1989, first as an associate, then continuing as a solo practitioner beginning in 1991. He holds Dental Licences in the states of Illinois, Wisconsin, and Colorado. He holds an Orthodontic Specialty Licence in Illinois since completing the Illinois Orthodontic Specialty Board Examination in 1989. In addition to his practice, he volunteers time to the McHenry County Health Department, and gives dental and orthodontic lectures at Mc Henry County area schools. He maintains considerable Continuing Education to stay current with changing orthodontic trends. His weekly orthodontic column, "Getting It Straight" can be read on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday in the Northwest Herald. He was an Instructor of Orthodontic Laboratory Technique courses at Triton Community College in River Grove, Illinois.

    Affiliations:

    • American Association of Orthodontists
    • Midwest Society of Orthodontists
    • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
    • American Dental Association
    • Woodstock Chamber of Commerce
    • Illinois Dental Society
    • McHenry County Dental Society
    • Huntley Chamber of Commerce