Meet Dr. Rosemary Lelich, Orthodontist

Rosemary Lelich, BA, DMD, MS



  • Bachelors of Arts in Biological Basis of Behavior and Hispanic Studies, University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
  • Masters of Science Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Minnesota

Professional Affiliations

Involvement in organized orthodontics and dentistry is important to Dr. Lelich, and she belongs to the following constituencies:

  • American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
  • Midwestern Society of Orthodontists (MSO)
  • American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Minnesota Dental Association (MDA)
  • Women’s Dental Association (WDA)
  • Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity

Continuing Education and Experience

Dr. Rosemary Lelich is always working to expand her orthodontic knowledge and stay up-to-date with the latest research and technology. She is certified in Invisalign and has experience placing Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADs) and using 3D Cone Beam Technology. She attends several orthodontic meetings annually and completes more than the required amount of continuing education to maintain her license. Dr. Lelich is currently serving as the director of a new research and exchange program between the University of Minnesota and the University of Valencia, Spain. She has experiencing teaching orthodontics and has presented internationally. She completed her Master of Science degree at the University of Minnesota with her thesis in bone biology and continues to participate in orthodontic research. She is an active member of multiple peer study groups and feels lucky to be in the wonderful profession of orthodontics!

Personal Life

Dr. Rosemary Lelich is a proud Minnesotan. Originally from Plymouth, she attended Breck School for 11 years and then moved to Philadelphia to attend college at the University of Pennsylvania. After completing her undergraduate degree, she lived in Washington, D.C. where she worked for a non-profit organization, the DC Volunteer Lawyers’ Project, before returning to UPenn to earn her DMD at the School of Dental Medicine. She recently completed her Orthodontic training and Master’s degree at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Lelich is passionate about travel and forming international connections, both personally and professionally. She has participated in dental exchange programs in Colombia, Taiwan, and Spain. She is also involved in her local community through volunteer work and enjoys, yoga, playing cello, and spending time with her family.