Curriculum Vitae

  1. Personal Information

    Gregory Frank Kubik, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.D.

    Male, Born 9/10/58

  2. Educational Background

    University of Illinois (Champaign-Urbana) From 8/76 to 6/79 B.S.

    Roosevelt University Summer Session 6/77-8/77

    Northpark College Summer Session 6/78-8/78

    Loyola University School of Dentistry From 9/79 to 5/83 D.D.S. cum laude

    Northwestern University Dental School From 6/83 to 6/85 M.S. and Certificate in Orthodontics

    Dr. Kubik attends on average 100 hours of continuing education each year

    Honors Received:

    Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Pi Chapter Loyola University

    Senior Honors program in Orthodontics

    Clinical Honors Loyola University School of Dentistry

    Phi Eta Sigma University of Illinois

    University of Illinois Residence Hall Association Certificate of Merit

    Board Eligible, American Board of Orthodontics (October 1985)

    Board Certified, American Board of Orthodontics (May 1991)

    Fellow American College of Dentistry (October 1997)

    Fellow American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (February 2004)

    Professional Licensure

    Licensed Dentist State of Illinois since 1983

    Licensed Specialist in Dentistry (Orthodontics) since 1985

  3. Professional Experience:

    Assistant Professor Department of Orthodontics Northwestern University 1985-1990
    Director of Undergraduate Orthodontic Training at Northwestern University Dental School 1985-1990. Guest lecturer 1990 until the school closed in 2002

    Guest Lecturer Loyola University School of Dentistry 1989-1993

    Laboratory Instructor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology Loyola University School of Dentistry 1980-1983

    Private Practice in the Specialty of Orthodontics
    Crystal Lake, ILL August 1985 to present

    Private practice of General Dentistry, Part-time 1983-1985

    Professional Associations:

    American Association of Orthodontists

    Midwest Society of Orthodontists

    Illinois Society of Orthodontists

    American Board of Orthodontists

    College of Diplomats

    American Dental Association

    American College of Dentists

    Illinois State Dental Society – Board of Directors Public Relations

    American Equilibration Society 1993 to present

    American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

    Alumnus of The Pankey Institute

    McHenry County Dental Society (MCDS)

    • MCDS Board of Directors 1990-1994
    • MCDS Secretary and Treasurer 1994-1995
    • MCDS Vice President and Program Chairman 1995-1996
    • MCDS President Elect 1996-1997
    • MCDS President 1997-1998
    • MCDS Past-President 1998 - 1999

    MCDS Chairman Children's Dental Health Month 1986-2001

    Founder and Secretary of Excellence, The Study Club 1995 to present

    Service

    Board of Directors Algonquin Chamber of Commerce 1986-87
    Active member 1986-present

    Professional division Board Member Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce 1985-1987
    Active Member 1985-present

    Crystal Lake Rotary 1985-1986

    Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Dinner Dance Committee 1996, 1997, 1998

    Coach, Crystal Lake Soccer Federation 1994 to 2007

    Coach Crystal Lake Continental Little League 1997 to 2005

    Vice President and Board Member Continental Little League of Crystal Lake 1997 – 2003

    Board Member– Prairie Ridge Booster Club 2002 – 2006
    Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Class Liaison

    Board member McHenry County Cooperative Dental Clinic 2006 to present

  4. Lectures

    Loyola University Alumni Association Homecoming Meeting 4/83

    Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting Table Clinic 2/83

    Northwestern University Research Symposium Presentation 8/85

    McHenry Dental Assistants Society 1986, 1989

    American College Health Professionals Lecture on Adult Orthodontics May 1987

    Guest Lecturer Loyola University School of Dentistry 1989-1993

    Weekly lectures at Northwestern University school of Dentistry 1985-1990

    Guest Lecturer Northwestern University School of Dentistry 1990 to 2000

    McHenry County Dental Society Lecture 1991: "Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Mechanotherapy of the Orthodontic Patient requiring a Multidisciplinary treatment approach.

    McHenry County Dental Hygiene Association 1995: Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, and Mechanotherapy of the Adult Orthodontic Patient requiring a Multidisciplinary treatment approach and the Young Patient Requiring Interceptive (Early First Phase) Treatment.

    McHenry County Dental Society Lecture Jan 2000: Interdisciplinary Treatment of the Child, Adolescent, and Adult

    McHenry County Dental Society Lecture December 2003: Orthodontics: Your Patients, Staff, & Practice Management

    Excellence, The Study Club seminar presentations: 1995-Present

    • Head, Neck, & TMJ evaluation of the pain patient
    • Doppler Auscultation of the TMJ
    • CR record fabrication and proper mounting techniques including use of the Centri-check and combi semi-adjustable articulators
    • Photographic record techniques
    • Case presentations of multidisciplinary adult combined orthodontic, surgical, perio, endo, implant, prosthetic treatments
  5. Scholarly Activity

    No present publications

    Masters Thesis: Effects of 1,25 dihydroxyvitamin D3 on HL-60 differentiation (A study to determine the possibility of human promyelocytes, the early undifferentiated cells of the monocyte stem cell line, being precursory to osteoclasts)

  6. Charities and Local Support

    Dr. Kubik supports many local and national charities through generous donations of funds, time, and supplies:

    • It’s All About Kids
    • Turning Point
    • Home of the Sparrow
    • Local Food Pantries
    • CCFA: Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
    • JDRF: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foudation
    • Avon Foundation Breast Cancer Crusade
    • Alpine Children’s Charities
    • Bear Necessities
    • March of Dimes
    • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

    Dr. Kubik supports our local educational system contributing funds, time, and supplies to our county’s high schools and grade schools arts, academic, and athletic programs.

    Dr. Kubik supports our county’s youth athletic teams contributing funds, time, and supplies to our local little leagues, hockey teams, CABA, Babe Ruth, travel baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, and basketball leagues.

    Dr, Kubik supports our counties performing arts through donations to the Christian Youth Theater, the McHenry County Youth Orchestra, the Raue Center for the Arts, multiple Pageants, among others.

    Dr. Kubik also supports many of his patients’ efforts in their youth ministry throughout the year.

  7. Personal Interests

    Dr. Kubik and his family live in Crystal Lake and are members of the Saint Thomas Parish in Crystal Lake. Dr. Kubik enjoys spending time with his family golfing, playing tennis, boating, hunting, fishing, biking, and reading. His two oldest children attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his youngest son is in the Crystal Lake School system.