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Your Chicago, Northbrook, and Glencoe, IL Orthodontist

dr herbert lippitz

Dr. Herbert A. Lippitz, of Lippitz Orthodontics, completed both his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Master of Science in dentistry at Northwestern University in Chicago.

Dr. Lippitz is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, Midwestern Society of Orthodontists, Illinois Society of Orthodontists, and the PRIMUS Study Group. He serves as the current vice president of the PRIMUS Study Group where he lectures regularly, and has served as president of the Illinois Society of Orthodontists. He has also served as an assistant professor at the Abraham Lincoln School of Medicine at the University of Illinois, a former chairman of the Orthodontic Section of the Illinois Board of Examiners, past president of the Illinois Society of Orthodontics, and the past president of Northwestern University faculty advisory board.

Dr. Lippitz is an Invisalign® Certified Provider, specializes in TMJ treatments, and works with both children and adults. He has been practicing in the greater Chicago area since 1956. His work has been published in Northwestern University Research Review. Dr. Lippitz’s philosophy is to create anatomic, physiological, and psychological improvements for patients in need. He enjoys the happiness expressed by patients and the joy of spending time with them.

Dr. Lippitz is a native of Chicago, and has lived in Glencoe since 1970. He has one daughter and three sons: Deena, Brad, Jonathan, and Stefen. Between these four, Dr. Lippitz has nine grandchildren. In his free time, Dr. Lippitz enjoys running, fishing, and studying a wide range of topics such as Biblical studies, advanced physics, philosophy, world languages, music, theater, and numismatics. He is currently involved in the Northwestern University Dental Alumni Association.

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  • “I am so happy I chose Lippitz Orthodontics to do my braces. Dr. Lippitz is wonderful and the staff is terrific.”

    — Roy M.
  • “The entire staff rock and are extremely understanding of our children’s needs. Dr. Stefen is truly amazing…thank you!!”

    — Noah H.
  • “That appointment was wonderful! My son - who is high-functioning autistic and has a hard time sitting still and was apprehensive about visiting in the first place because he didn’t know what would happen – felt very at ease. He was made to feel comfortable!”

    — Devon M.
  • “I originally had my braces put on in 1983 by Dr. Herbert Lippitz and he was outstanding over all the years until I got them off in 1989. My most recent visit with Dr. Stefen Lippitz was equally outstanding and maybe better. I give Dr. Stefen 5 Stars!!!!”

    — Henry M.
  • “How great the staff from Dr. Lippitz to the front desk, everyone is so friendly and caring. They make this process much easier for my daughter and I. We appreciate it so much!”

    — Lydia P.
  • “Everyone was so welcoming. They really took the time to listen and explain everything to me. I had to bring my children and wasn’t sure how I would get through my appointment with both of them, but the staff jumped right in to help. I love the atmosphere here.”

    — Sarah W.
  • “Everyone clearly loves working there and are very welcoming. Dr. Lippitz always clearly explains what is need.”

    — Joh R.
  • “Always a pleasant experience…Dr. Lippitz is such a nice, friendly guy. Always get in on time, too!”

    — Sam W.
  • “Everytime I have been to your office on Western Ave. every staff member has been friendly, happy and extremely courteous. Makes me wonder what you guys are doing over there! LOL!! The great service makes me forget about the wires I have on my teeth.”

    — Cesar G.
  • “Fast and helpful – willing to take the time to schedule at our earliest convenience. Answered all my questions in a timely manner. Thanks so much.”

    — Sonya R.