Dr. Fred Margolis received his B.S. and D.D.S. from The Ohio State University and his certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr. Margolis has been a Clinical Instructor at Loyola University’s Oral Health Center for over 15 years and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He has lectured for over 35 years and is a nationally recognized speaker on pediatric dentistry, laser dentistry and dentistry for the disabled patient.
Dr. Margolis is a past-president of the Illinois Foundation of Dentistry for the Handicapped. He has served as the Chairperson of the Special Olympics Special Smiles program for Chicago for the past ten years. He is also Chairperson of the Oral Health Section of the Illinois Public Health Association. He was recently appointed to the Dental Volunteers for Israel’s Board. Dr. Margolis is the recipient of the Distinguished Member Award by the Illinois Dental Society in 2005. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Humanitarian Service Award from AGD, the Meritorious Service Award from Alpha Omega International Dental Fraternity, and the Cushing Award from the Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Margolis has given lectures in pediatric dentistry, dentistry for the disabled, and laser dentistry. He has presented for the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, the Miami Winter Meeting, the University of Buffalo, the Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting, the Federation of Special Care in Dentistry’s National Conference, and the International Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a Seminar Series Lecturer for the American Dental Association. He recently was selected by “Dentistry Today” as a “top clinician in continuing education.”