Dr. Kunnel, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics,was former Chief Orthodontist at Midwestern University School of Dental Medicine in Downers Grove, IL; is an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Medical School in Chicago and an Orthodontic instructor at Northshore University Hospital in Evanston. Dr. Kunnel has been the recipient of several awards including the Orhan C. Tuncay Teaching Fellowship Award from the American Association of Orthodontists, the Clinical Scientist Award from the National Institute of Health, and the Howard Hughes Award. He has published several peer reviewed scientific papers and lectures at many national and international meetings.
Dr. Kunnel offerschildren, teens and adults the most advanced materials, equipment and techniques in orthodontics with the goal of assisting each patient in achieving healthy, functioning teeth and an inviting smile. Dr. Kunnel offers treatment options that include, traditional braces, self-ligating braces or highly esthetic clear braces. Dr. Kunnel is a certified Invisalign provider and offers Invisalign aligners to patients that want a virtually invisible option for straightening their teeth.
Board Certified: American Board of Orthodontics
Residency and MS: Orthodontics, University of Illinois at Chicago
DDS MS: Northwestern University Dental School
PhD: Northwestern University Medical School
Positions: Private Practice; Founder director of COSA, Associate Professor and former Chief of Orthodontics at Midwestern University; Assistant Professor at Northwestern University’s Medical School in Chicago.