Team Member

R. Gordon Karker


Education & Credentials

Zoology, Olivet Nazarene University; Bourbonnais, IL

Specialty Certificate



Orthodontics, Emory University School of Postgraduate Dentistry; Atlanta, GA


Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine; Alton, IL


I have over 25 years of experience as an orthodontist.

Personal Favorites

In my spare time, I enjoy riding my mountain bike, doing origami (paper folding), and woodworking.

Volunteer Experience

Dentist in United States Air Force, Special Olympics, Upward Basketball, Give Seniors a Helping Hand Day

Personal Biography

I enjoy spending time with my wife Carol and my grandsons, Bayer and Owen, as often as I can.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, American Association of Orthodontists, Georgia Association of Orthodontists


Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Restorative Dentistry, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Award for Undergraduate Achievement


Graduated cum laude, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Lambda International Honor Society