Dr. Tim Sagun
Dr. Tim Sagun is definitely a local guy, being born and raised on the north side of Chicago and having attended Loyola Academy in Wilmette. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and then earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry in Chicago. After graduating, he began his postdoctoral dental education at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, completing a general practice residency, where he had advanced training in complex case management, IV sedation and oral surgery and provided comprehensive care to special needs and medically compromised patients.
Dr. Sagun then enjoyed practicing general dentistry in the North Shore for several years, giving him valuable experience and perspective. It was during this time that he discovered his desire to work more with young children and adolescents and his passion to improve smiles of all ages with orthodontics and interesting mechanics. While returning to UIC to complete his orthodontic training, he received his Masters of Oral Sciences and was published in an International Orthodontic Journal for his research, investigating craniofacial growth prediction. Dr. Sagun also stays actively involved in orthodontic education as a Clinical Professor of Orthodontics at the University of Illinois, Department of Orthodontics, overseeing patient care in the clinic and giving lectures to the residents. Fortunately, the astute and very accomplished professional community and the amazing families of Chicago brought him back to the area to practice again; this time as an orthodontist.
Dr. Sagun lives in Chicago with his wife, Darlene, his three boys, Elliot, Milo and Wesley and their rescue dog, Lola. He enjoys reading, biking, running, exploring Chicago, cheering on its beloved sports teams…and, especially, doing all of the above with his family.