“Dr. Bob” has his roots firmly planted in the Lehigh Valley. He was born and raised here, graduating from both Parkland High School and Muhlenberg College before leaving the area for his graduate training. He attended Georgetown University for dental school, Loyola University and the University of Michigan for pediatric dentistry and, finally, Northwestern University for his master’s degree in orthodontics. While at Northwestern, he received the prestigious annual post-graduate award for his master’s thesis.
He strongly believes in maintaining a progressive practice in which every patient is treated with individualized treatment plans to achieve maximum outcomes. His dual training in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics allowing him a unique perspective on evaluating and treating younger patients, enabling him to integrate growth and development concepts including Invisalign into ongoing orthodontic treatments. In 2019, he obtained a Diamond+ status with Invisalign which is their highest provider designation, an accomplishment reserved for their top1% of Orthodontists.
Dr. Bryan has been selected by Invisalign to be one of ten orthodontists around the country to pilot a mentoring program to help younger orthodontists correctly utilize Invisalign. Dr. Bob is excited to begin sharing his acquired knowledge with his fellow orthodontists around the country, pleased to return the mentoring afforded him by his father, William, (45 years of experience) and Dr. Frank Solga (35 years of experience), whose valuable insights into treatment on various types of complicated cases helped him start his career over 30 years ago.
Dr. Bryan also has been selected by Invisalign to become a Key Opinion Leader for their company. This newly created position will allow Dr. Bob to become a lecturer/ speaker and opinion leader for their company. With his vast experience treating patient with clear aligners, especially younger patients, Invisalign has asked him to lecture his fellow orthodontists about his acquired knowledge and techniques in utilizing this emerging technology.
He is a currently a member of Pennsylvania Orthodontic Association, American Orthodontic Association and Lehigh Valley Society of Orthodontists where he served as president for five years.
Dr. Bob is married to his wife Maureen and has 4 grown children. He enjoys traveling, reading and playing golf, platform tennis (winning a national championship) and most recently pickleball. Dr. Bob’s dad began this practice in 1960 and passed it on to Dr. Bob in 1993 – that’s more than 60 years of a family business.