Dr. Hugh Saltaji

Dr. Hugh Saltaji


Dr. Saltaji — Orthodontist & Founder of Hometown Orthodontics

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 2015, 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 also serving as staff orthodontist in the multidisciplinary cleft lip and palate team at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton.

While completing his specialty training, Dr. Saltaji simultaneously pursued a doctoral degree in orthodontics. Within the last ten years, Dr. Saltaji has authored over 50 clinical articles, has served as an external reviewer for 15 orthodontic and scientific journals, and has received over 10 academic and research awards. His independent and collaborative research has been presented at several national and international conferences.

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.

When away from the office, Dr. Saltaji enjoys healthy living with his wife Sarah and his two beautiful children, volunteering in the community, supporting local teams, travelling, cycling, and writing.

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