Dr. Bradley DeGroot grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He attended Marquette University where he majored in Biological Sciences and graduated summa cum laude. He then attended dental school at Marquette University where he also graduated summa cum laude. Following his graduation from dental school, Dr. DeGroot attended the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio (UTHSCSA) for a three-year residency program in Periodontology and Dental Implantology.

While at UTHSCSA, Dr. DeGroot earned his specialty certification as well as obtaining a Masters of Science in Dentistry. His clinical research focused on improving treatment protocols for immediate implants placed in the esthetic zone.

Dr. DeGroot holds dental and specialty licensure in the State of Illinois. He is an active member in the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Team for Implantology, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Association, Illinois Society of Periodontists, Midwest Society of Periodontology, and the Chicago Dental Society. Dr. DeGroot is also a member of the attending medical staff in the Department of Surgery, Division of Dentistry, at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

Dr. DeGroot is in private practice at Periodontal Medicine Surgical Specialists in Park Ridge and Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. He limits his practice to Periodontology, Dental Implant and Bone Reconstruction Surgery.

Dr. DeGroot lives in Chicago with his wife and son. When not working or attending continuing educations courses he enjoys exploring the city with his family.

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Bradley DeGroot, DDS, MS
Clinical Textbook Chapters
by Bradley DeGroot, DDS, MS

• Mandelaris GA, DeGroot BS. Shah B. Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy (SFOT). In: Nares S. Advances in Periodontal Surgery – A Clinical Guide to Techniques and Interdisciplinary Approaches. Ames: Wiley-Blackwell. 2019

• Mandelaris GA, DeGroot BS. The evolution of imaging and associate applications for implant surgery. In: Nevins M, Wang HL. Clinical Evolution in Implantology (for Optimum Patient Benefits). Chicago: Quintessence 2019

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications
by Bradley DeGroot, DDS, MS

• Stefanelli VL, DeGroot BS, Lipton DI, Mandelaris GA. Accuracy of a Dynamic Dental Implant Navigation System in Private Practice.  Accepted to J Oral Maxillofac Impl. May 2018

• Mandelaris GA, Stefanelli V, DeGroot BS. Dynamic Navigation for Surgical Implant Placement. Overview of Technology, Key Concepts and a Case Report. Accepted to Compend Contin Educ Dent. Aug 2018

• Mandelaris GA, Vence BS, Relle R, Shah B, Huang  I, DeGroot BS. Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy (SFOT). Optimizing dentoalveolar bone and space appropriation for facially-prioritized interdisciplinary dentofacial therapy.  Compend Contin Educ Dent  2018; 39(3): 146-156.


DeGroot BS, Villar CC, Mealey BL, Mills MP, Prihoda TJ, Huynh-Ba G. Osseous healing around immediate implants placed utilizing contour augmentation: a prospective case series. Int J Perio Rest Dent. 2017 Nov/Dec;37(6):883-891.


DeGroot BS, Mandelaris GA. Restorative leadership in the era of digital technology. Inside Dentistry 2016;12(9): 2-5.

DeGroot BS, Mandelaris GA. Restorative advances in the digital age era of implantology. Inside Dentistry. 2016 Sept; 38-44.


• Kassab MM, Radmer TW, Glore JW, Visotcky A, Robertson J, DeGroot BS. A retrospective review of clinical International normalized ratio results and their implications. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Nov;142(11):1252-7.

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