Dr. Theresa Westfallen
is a specialist in orthodontics that began her
dental career as a certified dental assistant
with a Chicago dental group over twenty-five years
ago. She completed her undergraduate work at
Loyola University of Chicago and became a Registered
Dental Hygienist in 1991. Dr. Westfallen then
went on to the University of Illinois College of Dentistry to obtain her DDS degree in 1997.
Her training in orthodontics followed at Marquette
University Dental School where she received
her Master of Science degree in 1999.
At Westfallen Orthodontics, Dr. Westfallen has
intentionally chosen to offer a more personal
setting in which each individual is given the
time and attention they deserve. When Dr. Westfallen
combines her years of experience with state
of the art technology, such as digital imaging
and the efficient, predictable In-Ovation orthodontic
system, the result is a confident smile for
Dr. Westfallen is an active member of the American
Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society,
and the American Association of Orthodontists.
Born and raised in Chicago,
Dr. Westfallen now resides in Park Ridge with
her husband and son.