A native of Fayetteville, Dr. Rob Prewitt graduated from Terry Sanford Senior High School in 1974. He attended the University of Kentucky for the first two years of his undergraduate education (1974-76) where he was a member of both the J.V. and Varsity basketball teams (ranked #2 NCAA 1974-75 season).Dr. Prewitt transferred to UNC-Chapel Hill where he received his B.A. in Chemistry and also Phi Beta Kappa scholastic honors (1976-78). He remained at UNC-chapel Hill for dental school and received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Omicron Kappa Upsilon scholastic honors in 1982.
After serving three years as a general dentist in the Dental Corps of the U.S. Navy (1982-85), stationed in San Diego CA, Dr. Prewitt returned to UNC-Chapel Hill for specialty training in orthodontics (until1988).
After completing his orthodontic residency in June of 1988, he was asked to stay as part-time clinical assistant professor of the highly esteemed UNC-Orthodontic Department, which he did for one year while he was establishing his orthodontic practice here in Fayetteville.