Dr. Zahra Najirad is a certified Orthodontist serving the Richmond Hill community and proudly helping her patients achieve gorgeous smiles! Dr. Najirad has always been sought after by academic institutions and was awarded over 100 thousand dollars in scholarships to pursue her education. Dr. Zahra Najirad graduated on the Deans Honours list, with distinction and top of her class with a 4.0 GPA, while concurrently completing her Honours Bachelor of Science and Honours Doctor of Dental Surgery in 2006. She went on to complete an Honours Master of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics in 2009 and has lectured in Europe, the Middle East and Canada.
Dr. Zahra Najirad is the third cohort to complete The Aligner Intensive Fellowship in the United States. She is a Certified Invisalign®, Certified Incognito™, Lingual Braces provider and holds CBCT (Cone Beam CT) certificate. Dr. Najirad is committed to giving back to her community and is an active member of the Richmond Hill Rotary Club. As an active Volunteer, Mentor and the force behind a successful weekly study / networking group for internationally trained dentists in Welcome centre Immigrant Service – Richmond Hill, she understood the challenges faced by foreign graduates. Feeling the professional and ethical responsibility to assist her peers, she took the lead to assist by devoting time from a very busy schedule and sharing insights as much as possible.
Her comprehensive education in dentistry and orthodontics both in Canada and overseas gives her the benefit of exposure to global perspective on different treatment options. -Doctor of Dental Surgery, SBMU University • Master of Science in Orthodontics, SBMU University • Doctor of Dental Surgery, National Dental Examination Board of Canada • Canadian Orthodontic Training, University of Alberta • Fellow, Royal College of Dentist of Canada, FRCD(C) Dr. Najirad is passionate about educating the future generation of Dentists and Orthodontists. She was an Orthodontic Instructor at the University of Alberta School of Dentistry and will maintain her prestigious position as a Clinical Instructor, teaching Orthodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto. Working both at the University of Toronto and in private practice, she is well aware of the importance of understanding the patient’s needs and desires in order to achieve successful treatment outcomes.
Dr. Zahra Najirad holds memberships in the American Association of Orthodontists (AAO), Canada Association of Orthodontists (CAO), Toronto Orthodontic Study Club, Orthodontic Alumni Association of University of Toronto, the World Federation of Orthodontists (WFO) and Ontario Association of Orthodontists (OAO) in order to stay current on all the latest advancements in the orthodontic field. Besides moving teeth, Dr. Zahra Najirad also enjoys reading books, swimming and running and if the weather is right, you may spy her jogging around town with her dog. Her favorite time away from the office is time spent with her family and because life is just too simple, Dr. Najirad also has a super handsome maltese named Lucky.