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Maher Awwad, DDS

Dr. Awwad grew up in Dallas Texas, learning strong work ethics and honesty from an early age. He earned his BDS from the University of Jordan, and later in 1999 earned his DDS in California after taking the National and California Boards.  

Dr. Awwad has been practicing in California for over 24 years, always keeping up-to-date on many continuing education courses, ensuring that his patients receive the most comprehensive and advanced dental care. Dr. Awwad is also a Loma Linda University AAID MaxiCourse graduate. 

Aside from the love of delivering honest quality dentistry, Dr. Awwad loves spending time with his wife and five children. Especially when they are busy cheering on their hometown teams: Cowboys, Rangers, and the Mavericks! 

Associations: American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Tri-County Dental Society, and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Aladdin Al-Ardah, DDS, MS

Advanced Implant Surgeon

 Dr. Aladdin Al-Ardah is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry, Fellow American Academy of Implant dentistry, an Assistant Professor in the Graduate Program in Implant Dentistry and Coordinator of the Internship/Externship program in Implant  Dentistry at Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry.  He completed a three year full time residency in implant dentistry in 2004, and obtained his Masters degree.  Dr. Aladdin is a consultant and expert in fields of advanced implant surgery, bone regeneration and implant prosthodontics.  He has trained residents and fellows in the latest techniques in oral implant surgery and implant prosthodontics at the Center for Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University. 

He has received professional honors from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Western District in 2002 and Certificate of Appreciation-American Academy of  Implant Dentistry in 2007 and 2008 in addition to honors from Penang International Dental College in 2009.  In 2012 he received the Robert James Achievement Award in recognition to his commitment to furthering education in the field of implant dentistry. 

Dr. Aladdin has published in multiple peer reviewed journals and text books and has lectured nationally and internationally on advanced implant surgery, bone regeneration and implant prosthodontics. 

In addition to maintaining a faculty practice in implant dentistry at the Center of Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University, Dr. Aladdin also works as a consultant with multiple offices where he performs advanced implant related surgical and restorative procedures.


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