Courtney Lamb
801 S. Paulina St.
  • Courtney
  • Lamb
  • DDS
  • Clinical Associate Professor

Biographic Summary

Awards and Recognition:

UIC College of Dentistry Golden Apple  
Chicago Odontographic Society Teaching Award, 2008
Fellow Academy of General Dentistry


Education & Career

  • Indiana University School of Dentistry, DDS, 1972
  • U.S. Navy Dental Corps
  • National Naval Dental Center in Bethesda, Maryland, Residency Training in Operative Dentistry, 1978-80
  • Director, General Practice Residency at Great Lakes, 1987-1993

Professional Affiliations & Certifications

  • ADA – ISDS – CDS
  • American Dental Education Association
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry
  • OKU

Scholarly Interests

Dr. Lamb’s interest is in all phases of restorative dentistry and also curriculum development.


Dr. Lamb has taught in the U. S. Navy, at Marquette University, at Northwestern University, and at UIC College of Dentistry. His academic expertise is in Operative Dentistry, Cariology and Occlusion. He has been the Director or Co-course director of many courses in the UIC Curriculum, most recently the first four DAOB pre-clinical courses that help students establish the foundational knowledge and skills that prepare them for transition to clinical patient care.


Lamb, CC, Massler, CF, and McCoy RB. “Dental amalgam: some special clinical considerations” Chapter 9 in the text: Restorative Dentistry Techniques for Individual Teeth, ed. Lloyd Baum, DMD, Masson Publishing, 1981.

Werner RA,Franzblau A,Gell N, Hamann C, Rodgers PA, Caruso T, Perry F, Lamb C, Beaver S, Hinkamp D, Eklund K, Klausner CP. Prevalence of upper extremity symptoms and disorders among dental and dental hygiene students. J Cal Dental Assoc 2005; 33(2):123-132.

Obrez A, Briggs C, Buckman J, Goldstein L, Lamb C, Knight GW. “Teaching clinically relevant dental anatomy in the dental curriculum: description and assessment of an innovative module”; Journal of Dental Education, Journal of Dental Education June 2011 75(6), 797-804