William F. Hohlt, DDS

William F. Hohlt, DDS
William F. Hohlt, DDS

Professor Emeritus
Department of Orthodontics

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Dr. William F. Hohlt is currently Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN.  Before his retirement, he served as Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics and held a fulltime appointment on the Graduate Faculty.  In addition to his teaching activities, Dr. Hohlt maintains an active part-time private practice in Indianapolis, IN.

As director, Dr. Hohlt developed the clinical curriculum for Predoctoral Orthodontics in 1988.  In his position on the graduate faculty, he has served on the thesis committee of twenty-two residents since 1989.  In March 2000, Dr. Hohlt was awarded the Teaching Excellence Recognition Award from the University.  In May 2001, he received the Trustees Teaching Award from the University.

Dr. Hohlt is an active presenter at various professional meetings and continuing education courses worldwide.  Currently, the popular requested topics for presentation are:  Implant Anchorage, Palatal Onplant Anchorage, Forced Eruption, Anterior Space Management and Biomechanics.  


Recent publications include a chapter in the "Textbook of Orthodontics," by SE Bishara, 2001 and two chapters in "Frontiers of Dental Oral Facial Esthetics," by JA McNamara, 2001.Wefel J.S; Ando, M; Harless J.D: Other Instrumental Detection Methods for Caries Clinical Trials; in Stookey, George K (ed): Clinical Models workshop: Remin-Demin, Prevention, Caries. Indianapolis, In., Indiana University, School of Dentistry, 2005, pp 237-250.



BS Dentistry, 1959
Indiana University

DDS, 1962
Indiana University

United States Navy, Portsmouth Naval Hospital
General Practice Residency, GPR, 1963

Clinical Certificate in Orthodontics, 1969
Indiana University

American Board of Orthodontics, 1991