Dr. Chad Fulton Harrington
Dr. Chad Harrington was born and raised in South Bend Indiana. A graduate of St. Joseph High School, he attended the University of Denver, where he received his bachelor’s degree in biology. In 1997, he was named a Hornbeck Scholar for his academic achievement.
“Dr. Chad,” as his younger patients refer to him, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2002, graduating with honors and as a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Dental Society. He also received the Dean’s Silver Award for academic achievement and the Jack D. Carr Award for predoctoral research in distraction osteogenesis – a surgical technique for correction of craniofacial deformities – during his dental training.
Dr. Harrington is a graduate of St. Louis University Center for Advanced Dental Education, where he completed his orthodontic specialty program and received his Master of Science in dentistry in 2004. He is an active member and leader in both the American Dental Association and the American Association of Orthodontics.
Through his pursuit of continued excellence, Dr. Harrington became involved in the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO) voluntary examination process. Through this process, Dr. Harrington has obtained the status of Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.
Dr. Harrington is a leader in the local components as well, including the Indiana Dental Association, North Central Dental Society, and the Great Lakes Society of Orthodontics. He is committed to making a difference in Dentistry/ Orthodontics as well as in our local community.
He is the only orthodontist on our local craniofacial and cleft lip and palate team, and is a staff member of Memorial Hospital. Dr. Chad Harrington joined the practice in 2004.