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15601 Cicero Ave, Oak Forest IL 60452
Wirtz Orthodontics

Beautiful Straight Teeth and a Smile You'll Love in Oak Forest, IL

beautiful, healthy smiles made with care
Wirtz Orthodontics offers the most advanced techniques and full range of orthodontic treatment for all ages and have for over 25 years. Dr. Wirtz is a single practitioner office, which allows him to have a personal relationship with all of his patients. His friendly chairside manner will immediately put you at ease and his superior expertise will assure you that you are in good hands. Dr. Wirtz and his dedicated, caring staff are committed to providing you with the highest quality of care every step of the way.

About Dr. Robert J. Wirtz DDS

Dr. Wirtz received his Bachelor of Science Degree with honors in 1978 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He went on to receive a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Loyola University/Chicago in 1982. He continued his graduate education at Loyola, completed a two year post-graduate program and received a Certificate of Specialty in Orthodontics in 1984. Dr. Wirtz went into private practice when he opened his Oak Forest Doors in August 1984 and he's been welcoming and treating patients with his honest & friendly approach ever since.

Dr. Wirtz and his wife Cindy have been married for 29 years and have raised 5 children together. They live in the family-friendly neighborhood of Beverly on Chicago's southwest side. They are active parishioners of Saint Barnabas where Cindy also works.

Dr. Wirtz generously donates his time and services to The AAO Donated Orthodontic Services Program which helps underprivileged kids gain access to orthodontic treatment.
Professional Affiliations:
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • Midwest Society of Orthodontists
  • Illinois Society of Orthodontists
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
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Angela, Orthodontic Assistant & Office Manager

Angela attended Dental Assisting School at Morton College. She's been working with Dr. Wirtz for 15 years. Her thoughts: "Watching the reactions of our patients after they see their beautiful new smiles for the first time gives me great joy. I love that we give all our patients such excellent results! On top of that, Dr. Wirtz has created such a welcoming and comfortable environment for both his patients and employees."

Holly, Orthodontic Assistant & Office Manager

Holly has been working with Dr. Wirtz since 1990 and has a lot of great things to share about her experience. "One of my favorite things about my job is developing relationships with our individual patients and treating entire families throughout the years. I love the fact that we not only have the pleasure of treating these patients, but we also get to watch these children grow up…it's like we're a part of their family!" And speaking of family, Dr. Wirtz has treated all three of Holly's children.

Nicole, Orthodontic Assistant

Nicole has been in the dental industry for 19 years and has spent the majority of her career working with Dr. Wirtz for 15 of those years. Here's what she has to say about working at Wirtz Orthodontics: “I enjoy interacting with patients of all ages and helping them attain that perfect smile! Dr. Wirtz is a pleasure to work with and we're all like one big family!"

Tiffany, Orthodontic Assistant

As a former patient of Wirtz Orthodontics, Tiffany knows what's important in the way of caring and being cared for. In fact, she joined the staff, while she was still being treated and that speaks volumes! And now, here's Tiffany: "Working with Dr. Wirtz and the friends & family that I have made through the years brings me much joy and makes me smile … just like the beautiful smiles that I like to give our patients."

Tiffany, Receptionist

Tiffany is the bright, smiling face that greets you as you walk through the doors of Wirtz Orthodontics! As a former patient of Dr. Wirtz, Tiffany was so pleased with her results and her interaction with the staff throughout the process, that she took a position on the other side of the reception desk by joining the team. Her feelings: "I enjoy getting to know the patients and seeing how thrilled they are with their beautiful new smiles! "The atmosphere in the office is warm and friendly…Dr. Wirtz and all my co-workers are a pleasure to work with."