Robert A. Englehardt, DDS

Meet Dr. Englehardt

Oral Surgeon Dr. Robert A. Englehardt is a Raleigh native and performed his undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He obtained his dental degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. Dr. Englehardt then performed a General Practice Residency at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina working with medically compromised patients. He then received his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He became a diplomate of the Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1999.

Dr. Englehardt received several national honors for his research efforts in nerve injury and regeneration while in dental school and was twice awarded the Walter T. Lorenz Outstanding Resident Research Award while in his residency. The National Institute of Health also awarded Dr. Englehardt a 2-year federal grant to further his work in nerve injury, microsurgical repair, as well as neurosensory and taste disorders.

Drs. Englehardt and Vande Berg started their full-scope practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery in 1995. Shortly thereafter, they became Adjunct Associate Professors in the Department of Dental Ecology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Our practice has remained active in education for students at the UNC School of Dentistry and Wake Technical Community College.

This practice has also served as one of a few surgical centers in the nation for a comprehensive study on the surgical removal of third molars. These important studies have been published in prominent national journals.

Dr. Englehardt is an active member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the Academy of Laser Dentistry, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the American Dental Association, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Raleigh/Wake County Dental Society.