Meet Dr. Hage

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Michael Hage, DDS  is an Illinois native and has practiced orthodontics for over twenty years.

Education & Career Experience

  • Dr. Hage received a Bachelor of Science degree from Illinois Benedictine College.
  • Prior to entering dental school, Dr. Hage was a professional photographer in Los Angeles for several years.
  • He returned to Illinois to attend Northwestern University Dental School in Chicago.
  • After graduating Summa Cum Laude Dr. Hage was chosen for the National Dental Honor society and for membership in the Omicron Kappa Upsilon fraternity.
  • He earned his Masters Degree and completed his Orthodontic residency at Northwestern University Dental School as well.
  • Dr. Hage is dedicated to advancing his knowledge and skills through research and continuing education.
  • He participates in numerous lectures and academic programs for doctors, clinical technicians and clerical staff.
  • Dr. Hage researches the most current advances in patient care and employs those that will benefit his patients’ treatment and orthodontic experience.

Outside The Office

  • Dr. Hage and his wife have been married for 36 years and are the proud parents of four children.
  • They actively support numerous schools, churches, athletic programs and charities in the central Illinois area.
  • In his spare time Dr. Hage enjoys photography, playing music, motorcycle touring and spending time with his family.