Meet Dr. Hugh Saltaji

Dr. Saltaji 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 at the top of his class), Dr. Saltaji completed a three-year specialty certification in orthodontics from the University of Alberta School of Dentistry in Edmonton in 2014, along with the Royal College of Dentists of Canada examinations. He is a clinical assistant professor in the orthodontic graduate program at the University of Alberta.

While completing his specialty training, Dr. Saltaji simultaneously pursued a doctoral degree in orthodontics. During his academic career, he has published more than 40 clinical articles in prestigious scientific journals on the topics of 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. Saltaji 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. Saltaji enjoys healthy living, traveling, soccer, biking, and writing.