Dr. Ketti Boller is a native of St. John in Northwest Indiana. Her interest in orthodontics unfolded as a Studio Art major at Indiana University Bloomington, where she pursued her undergraduate studies. She received her D.D.S. from Indiana University School of Dentistry in Indianapolis, IN, graduating with Highest Distinction and summa cum laude. While attending dental school, Dr. Boller received the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award and the Academy of Dental Materials Award. She was also inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society and was the recipient of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Academic Achievement Award, as well as the ADA Foundation Scholarship. Providing care for the underserved in Honduras was one of her most meaningful experiences in dental school, and she looks forward to continuing her mission trip work.
Dr. Boller traveled to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she completed her masters’ work in Dentistry and her certificate in Orthodontics. Her research interests are in bone biology, namely bone morphogenetic protein and its regulatory effects on osteoclasts and osteoblasts. Dr. Boller has maintained knowledge in the latest technologies in orthodontic treatment and diagnosis, such as cone beam computed tomography, temporary anchorage devices, soft tissue lasers, SureSmile and Invisalign. For the past six years Dr. Boller was appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Illinois at Chicago Craniofacial Center. She was invited to lecture on the Team Management of Hemifacial Microsomia at the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association Symposium. During her appointment, she treated special needs children as well as Cleft lip/cleft palate and craniofacial anomalies; including disorders such as Hemifacial Microsomia and genetic variants, Treacher Collins Syndrome, Crouzon’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Pierre-Robin Syndrome, and rehabilitation of disforming cancers. Over the years she has developed rapport and lifelong relationships with the families who face such hardships. Her patients have earned scholarships and the confidence to smile, due to generous donations from Face the Future Foundation, an elite charity that Dr. Boller supports. Dr. Boller has garnered the ability to provide patients with the utmost experience of heart-warming, efficient, gentle, patient centered care.
When not at the office, Dr. Boller may be found wheel-throwing pottery, racing sailboats, running with her goldendoodle, Sprocket, horseback riding, antiquing, watching da Bears!, or playing the piano and singing with her family. Her professional affiliations include the American Association of Orthodontics, the American Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Association, the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, the Illinois State Dental Society, and the Midwestern Society of Orthodontists.