Meet Dr. Graca

Oral Surgeon

EDUCATION

  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Awards and Honors

  • 2023 – Clinic and Research Day Outstanding Poster Presentation
  • 2023 – Oral Surgery Partners Dental Implant Conference Scholarship 
  • 2022 – Phillip J. Boyce Scholarship – American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 
  • 2020 – Chalmers J Lyons Oral Surgery Student Award
  • 2019 – William H. Bell Award 
  • 2017 & 2019 – Polish American Medical Society Scholarship 
  • 2016 Undergraduate Research Fellowship Award – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Society Membership

  • 2023 – Present | Strasbourg Osteosynthesis Group (SORG)
  • 2023 – Present | International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (IAOMS)
  • 2020  – Present | American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS)
  • 2020 – Present | American College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS)
  • 2020 – Present | Chicago Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (CSOMS)
  • 2016 – Present | American Dental Association (ADA)
  • 2017 – Present | Polish American Medical Society (PAMS)
  • 2016 – Present | Chicago Dental Society  (CDS)
  • 2016 – Present | Illinois State Dental Society (ISDS)

Languages: 

English (Native Speaker), Polish (Native Speaker)

Publications & Presentations

  • Han MD, Graca S, Kwon TG, Borba AM, Antonini F, Miloro M. What Do We Know Beyond Reliability in Voxel-Based Registration? Validation of the Accuracy of Regional Voxel-Based Registration (R-VBR) Techniques for Orthognathic Surgery Analysis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2022 Feb;80(2):296-302. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2021.10.003. Epub 2021 Oct 10. PMID: 34758348.

  • Graca S, Houle A, Callahan N. An Unusual Case of Severe Trismus After Craniotomy. J Craniofac Surg. 2023 Jun 1;34(4):e348-e350. doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000009186. Epub 2023 Jan 23. PMID: 36727759.

  • Han MD, Graca S, Miloro M. What is the angular accuracy of regional voxel-based registration for segmental Le Fort I and genioplasty osteotomies? Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2024 Jul;53(7):571-577. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2023.12.009. Epub 2024 Jan 5. PMID: 38184402.

  • Han MD, Graca S. Surface-based registration with scan bodies for dental implant accuracy analysis: a validation study. ( Pending Approval)

    Poster Presentations Oral Presentations and Peer Reviewed Abstracts

    2024 – “Surface-Based Registration for Zygoma lmplant Accuracy Analysis: A Validation Study” Graca S, Han MD, Miloro M, Poster Presentation, University of Illinois Chicago, Clinic and Research Day, IL

     2023 – “Validation of Accuracy Analysis for Zygomatic Dental Implants” Graca S, Han MD. Miloro M, Poster Presentation, American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

    2023 – “Accuracy of Voxel-Based Registration in Segmental Maxillary LeFort 1 Surgery and Genioplasty” Graca S, Han MD. Miloro M., Poster Presentation, The International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Biennial Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada

    2023  – “What Do We Know Beyond Reliability in Voxel-Based Registration?” Graca S, Han MD, Miloro M., Poster Presentation, University of Illinois Chicago, Clinic & Research Day 

    2023 – “Accuracy of Voxel-Based Registration in Segmental Maxillary LeFort 1 Surgery” Graca S, Han MD, Oral Presentation, Chalmers J. Lyons Academy, Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI

Hospital Affiliation

  • Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, Illinois

State Licensure

  • Illinois