Meet Dr. Najjar
People who know Dr. Najjar know how passionate he is about what he does. Dr. Najjar takes pride in his work and loves giving his patients a flawless smile. His fascination with the biomechanics of Orthodontics and the magic of creating beautiful smiles is what drove Dr. Najjar to pursue specialty training in Orthodontics. Dr. Najjar truly believes that 'we're not meant to smile with our lips closed', and makes it his mission to help his patients show off their smile!
Dr. Najjar obtained his Doctoral of Dental Medicine Degree from Boston University School of Dental Medicine, where he received awards for ‘Excellence in Orthodontics’ and ‘Excellence in Restorative Dentistry’. He completed an additional 3 years of specialty training in the Advanced Education in Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics at the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine in New York.
During his residency, Dr. Najjar was involved in a number of research projects, and has publications in the American Journal of Orthodontics (AJODO) and the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics (JCO). In 2011, Dr. Najjar was granted the ‘Charles Schultz’ Award for his research on radiation doses from Cone-beam CT X-rays, and has given talks on the subject at multiple dental meetings.
Dr. Najjar is certified and has valuable experience treating patients using Incognito lingual braces, Invisalign, TADs (mini-implants), and various other orthodontic techniques.
Dr. Najjar is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO). He is among a select group of specialists that are board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics (ABO). Dr Najjar attends annual meetings and study groups to keep abreast on new technologies and contemporary orthodontic treatment modalities.
When he's not helping people show off their personality and smile, Dr. Najjar enjoys playing soccer and tennis. He plays the guitar in his spare time, and loves to travel.