The entire staff at Shulruff Dental understands that treating your dental concerns can be uncomfortable.

We work hard to ease your discomfort and to guide you safely and sensitively through any necessary procedures.

Dr. Charles Shulruff is a second-generation dentist, following the path of his father, Walter Shulruff, DDS. Dr. Shulruff has been ranked as a “Top-Rated Dentist in Chicago” by the Consumer Checkbook publication.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Illinois Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society and is a member of the Peer Review committee of the Chicago Dental Society.

He has earned a fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, and was awarded ADA Certificates for International Service in Guatemala and Israel. For Dr. Shulruff’s complete CV below

Dr. Shulruff’s team of dental professionals includes an experienced office manager, dental hygienist and chairside assistants. From the moment you walk in the door, the entire staff strives to make sure you feel comfortable and confident with the care you receive.

We will answer your questions about specific procedures, schedule your appointments and guide you through dental insurance issues. Please feel free to contact our office with any concerns. You will find our entire staff to be helpful, warm and knowledgeable.

Curriculum Vitae

Charles Shulruff, D.D.S.


September 1971 – June 1975 Loyola University School of Dentistry
Maywood, Illinois
Degree Earned: D.D.S.
September 1968 – June 1971 University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois

Professional Experience

1976 – Present
1990 – Present
February 1978
November 1978-March 1979
Private Practice
Volunteer, Illinois Dentistry for the Handicapped
Volunteer Dentist, Guatemala
Volunteer Dentist, Israel


1976 – Present
1980 – 2003
State of Illinois
State of Ohio
Other Education of Note
July 1975 – June 1976 General Practice Residency
University of Illinois Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
West Side Veterans Administration Hospital, Chicago, Illinois
June 1974 – September 1974 United States Public Health Service
Commissioned Officers Student Training and Externship Program (COSTEP)
Medical Center for Federal Prisoners
Springfield, Missouri

Honors and Awards

December 2005 Chicago Consumers’ Checkbook Volume 1 No. 4
Chicago Area’s Top Dentists
August 1994 Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry
1978 American Dental Association Certificate for International Service (Guatemala)
1979 American Dental Association Certificate for International Service (Israel)
Memberships in Professional Organizations
1981-2014 Academy of General Dentistry
1981 – Present Academy of General Dentistry
1976 – Present American Dental Association
Illinois State Dental Society
Chicago Dental Society
1980 – 1995 Uptown Dental Forum
Positions Held in Professional Organizations
2007 – Present Peer Review Committee, Chicago Dental Society
1981 – 1983 Mediation Committee, Chicago Dental Society
1980 – 1995 Various Offices, Uptown Dental Forum