Humam H. Saltaji DDS, MSc, FRCD(C), PhD
Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
Dr. Hugh is the most recent addition to the Red Deer Orthodontics (RDO) family. He recently joined Dr. Cheba and the team as a full-time orthodontic specialist. Dr. Hugh brings a high level of knowledge and skills to the clinic so as to serve our patients better, with enhanced clinical outcomes.
Dr. Hugh is a certified specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. After earning his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and Master of Science (he graduated top of his class), Dr. Hugh completed a three-year specialty certification in orthodontics from the University of Alberta School of Dentistry in Edmonton, along with the challenging Royal College of Dentists of Canada examinations in June 2015.
While completing his specialty training, Dr. Hugh was simultaneously pursuing a doctoral degree in orthodontics. He has published more than 40 clinical articles in prestigious scientific journals regarding clinical orthodontics, cleft lip and palate, obstructive sleep apnea, and surgical orthodontics, and has received more than ten awards!
As a board-certified orthodontist in both Canada and the United States, Dr. Hugh is proud to contribute to the health and well-being of his community, and to be an active member of both the Canadian and American Association of Orthodontists.
Outside orthodontics, Dr. Hugh enjoys healthy living with his wife Sarah, travelling, soccer, biking, and writing.