Loyola University Chicago

University Archives & Special Collections

School of Dentistry

Founded in 1883 as the Chicago Dental Infirmary by Dr. Truman W. Brophy, the school was rechartered in 1884 as the Chicago College of Dental Surgery. By 1923 the school had affiliated with Loyola UNiversity and became Loyola's School of Dentistry. The school closed in 1993, after 110 years of training dentists and serving the Chicagoland area.