Bradley DeGroot, DDS, MS, received a Bachelor of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Marquette University. While there, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, a national honorary organization for dentists. Following his dental training, Dr. DeGroot completed a 3 year residency in periodontics and dental implants and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. While there, Dr. DeGroot completed research and successfully defended his thesis on placement protocols for immediate implant placement. Following the completion of his residency, Dr. DeGroot moved to Chicago and began in private practice. He currently practices as a partner of Periodontal Medicine and Surgical Specialists with 3 locations in the greater Chicago area.

Dr. DeGroot continues to research, teach, and publish nationally and internationally on the topics of periodontal surgery, complex treatment planning, bone and tissue augmentation, and dental implant surgery. He is an ad hoc reviewer for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is an active member in the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and is the current president of the Illinois Society of Periodontists. He holds a certificate and licence to provide conscious sedation services and is on staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, IL).