Dr. Robert Manasse is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago and in the private practice of orthodontics. He is involved in teaching the orthodontic residents both the clinical and laboratory courses of the orthodontic curriculum and advising residents for research projects for the Masterís thesis. Dr. Manasse received both his dental training and orthodontic specialty training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. Dr. Manasseís lifelong interest in growth and development shaped his treatment philosophies in his ability to utilize those same concepts in treating malocclusions in thousands of growing patients. Through the years, Dr. Manasse has given lectures and presentations for numerous professional groups both nationally and internationally.