Robert A. Miller, DMD, PC

Dr. Miller lecturing in Panama

Dr. Miller lecturing in Panama

Education

Dr. Robert Miller first earned his Bachelor’s of Science in Zoology from Clemson University in 1979.He then went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) from The Medical University of South Carolina.Dr. Miller earned his position as an orthodontist when he completed an orthodontic residency at The Medical College of Virginia in 1985.

In Practice

Upon becoming an orthodontist, Dr. Miller gave three years serving our country in the USAF as Chief of Orthodontics on Clark Air Base in the Phillippines. After completing his military service, he began practicing orthodontics in Culpeper, VA in 1988.  He became Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 1992, an accomplishment atained by only 25% of all orthodontists after long rigourous evaluation by peers.  Dr. Miller also served as the president of the Virginia Association of Orthodontics for several years. Dr. Miller has always been a pioneer in the field of orthopedic correctors and orthodontic appliances.  After developing the revolutionary Flip Lock™ Herbst device using CAD/CAM technology in the early 1990s, Dr. Miller has continued to innovate.  In recent years, he has worked closely with Dr. Duncan Higgins, developer of the  Crossbow™ device, in expanding its use as an effective method for overbite correction.

Continuing Education

Developing innovative orthodontic technology is not Dr. Miller’s only contribution to the field of orthodontics.  He has participated in lecture circuits across the globe, speaking to orthodontists diligently seeking creative new ways to enhance treatment quality and personal comfort for their patients.  Dr. Miller continues to lecture across the country, offering expertise in a wide range of orthodontic topics including improving patient-staff relations, office system efficiency, precision bracket placement, temporary anchorage devices (TAD’s), Class II correctors, and treatment protocols for unique orthodontic appliances. Dr. Miller and his wife (also Dr. Miller) recently completed the McLaughlin Course, a rigorous two-year program emphasizing goal-oriented orthodontics created by Dr. Richard McLaughlin, one of the world’s most renowned orthodontists.

Dr. Miller lecturing in Panama

Dr. B was inspired by a Clemson Physics professor.

Professional Contributions

Providing dental care in a remote Philippine barrio

Dr. B providing dental care in a remote Philippine barrio while serving in the USAF 1985 to 1988.

Dr. Miller is a respected member of the orthodontic field, regularly contributing professional publications to orthodontics journals worldwide. He is a member of numerous dental and orthodontic organizations, including the American Association of Orthodontists, the World Orthodontic Federation, the Southern Association of Orthodontics, Virginia Association of Orthodontists, American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, and the Northern Virginia Dental Society. He also led the Spear Study Club of Northern Virginia and is a member of the Northern Virginia Orthodontic Study Club. Most recently, Dr Miller was accepted into The Angle Society’s North Atlantic chapter upon presenting his original research to fellow orthodontists in Barcelona, Spain in March 2012.