Meet Dr. Rob Christensen

Robert T. Christensen, DDS, MS  –  Pediatric Dentist

Drs. Christiensen, Durham Pediatric Dentistry and OrthodonticsDr. Rob Christensen grew up in Durham, NC and attended C.E. Jordan High School.  He received his undergraduate degree from Colorado College and his dental degree from the University of North Carolina. He completed a residency at the Ohio State University where he received a Masters Degree in Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Rob is Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and is on faculty in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at the University of North Carolina as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He has extensive clinical training and experience in providing dental care for infants, children, teens, and patients with special needs.  He is experienced in diagnosing and treating patients with interceptive orthodontic needs, managing acute dental trauma, and treating medically compromised patients under general anesthesia. His research interests include pediatric dental trauma and the management of dental crowding in young patients.

While in dental school at UNC, Dr. Rob was the recipient of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship for his work in dental trauma prevention and  management in the Durham Public School Athletic Departments and the Durham YMCA.  He was also awarded the Derek T. Turner Student Research Award for his work on incisor crowding in the early transitional dentition.

Dr. Rob lives in Durham with his wife, Jen, and son, Soren.  Jen works for Duke University. Dr. Rob enjoys playing golf, fishing and spending time with his family and two dogs, Sarvis and Quinn. Dr. Rob is the son of Dr. John Christensen.