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Dr. Senan Najar, DDS, MSD, MSc, FAGD, FICOI

Oral Implantology, Orthodontics

Dr. Senan Najar, DDS
Thank you so much for taking time to get to know me and my practice philosophy. My name is Senan Najar, and my team and patients call me “Dr. S.” Originally from Manhattan, Kansas, my dental career began in 2003 after earning my Doctorate of Dental Surgery with high honors. After a few years of practicing dentistry, I spent two years completing a residency in the field of Operative Dentistry and earning a Master’s of Science in Dentistry (MSD) from Indiana University in 2009. In further commitment to advance my education, 2014 found me in Munster, Germany with a Master’s of Science in Specialized Orthodontics from the International Medical School.

By pursuing advanced degrees and training, my practice spans from essential care to full smile makeovers. I am excited to be an expert in the fields of implant dentistry and its related prosthetic treatments, complete mouth rehabilitation, and orthodontics. My advanced education in orthodontics is an essential tool that I can use for treating complex implant and restorative cases. It is humbling to have a career that allows me to do what I love: work with my hands, meet new people, make others smile, and positively affect others around me. I like meeting my patients for the first time and hearing their stories about why they sought us out for care.


Advanced Education and Awards

  • MSD: Indiana University, Master of Science in Operative Dentistry, 2007/2009
  • MSc: International Medical School, Master of Science in Specialized Orthodontics 2013/2014
  • Fellow: International Congress of Oral Implantologists (FICOI) 2017
  • Fellow: Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) 2017
  • A Graduate of McGann Postgraduate School of Dentistry, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars 2012/2013
  • A Graduate of University of British Columbia Maxi Course in Implant Dentistry 2016/2017
  • Elected Life Time Member of the American Orthodontic Society (AOS) 2014
  • Invisalign Preferred Provider 2015

Teaching Experience

  • Current faculty member and the head of clinical research at Texas Institute of Oral Implantology
  • Past Clinical Assistant Professor at the Department of Operative Dentistry, Indiana University 2009/2010

Professional Affiliations

  • American Orthodontic Society
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine


In the Office

Professionally, I find it essential that I keep up to date with the latest technology in the field. That is why you will see we utilize an advanced CBCT X-ray that not only takes a 3D image of your jaw but of your airway. It is why I get the best fit for my Invisalign cases and porcelain crowns by using an iTero digital scanner. It is why I invested in an EKG monitor so I can offer sedation dentistry to my patients. I look forward to helping you achieve the SMILE that you have always wanted.


Outside the Office

I am lucky to call Bellingham, Washington home and live there with my wife Sura, and children Mariam and Yousif. My daughter has recently started playing basketball; it’s been exciting to be a team dad and to watch the games. My interests include attending social and community events, traveling and hiking. I love outdoor photography, and you can see my work of the beautiful PNW adorning the walls of Diamond Dental. On summer weekends you can find me camping with the family.

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What People Are Saying

The staff and Dr's are very friendly and ensure your comfortable. They make sure all your questions are answered. April at the front desk is always there to meet you when you walk in with a smile on her face and ready to check you in our answer any questions you may have.

Susy D.

This place is great! From the first appointment April proved to be not only extremely helpful but very knowledgeable and friendly. The dental plan was easy to understand.

Amy M.

Friendly staff and they made me feel very comfortable and explained everything to me. Great work! Will be back for sure.

Courtney D.

I visited many dentists in this area and none of them have staff as friendly as those at Diamond Dental. They're always good to reassure me if I have any questions and always make sure that I'm comfortable.

Chris

I have been going to this dentist office for several years and I always have a great experience there. They're caring and they answered all of my questions about dental care. They are also open on Sundays which is great for my schedule.

Victoria K.

I love the staff (Orleana's my favorite) so warm, welcoming me by name, and professional, Dr. Kang explains ALL options and really helps me decide whats best for me, I love that. Absolutely my most comfortable (yes, it is possible) experience I've ever had at any dentist.

Tawny P.

I've had many good dentists throughout my life and this place is by far one of the best

William C.

This dentist office is very clean and up with its technology wonderful staff wonderful doctors great atmosphere! Very friendly to non-insured patients with a discount plan that is free.

Sara F.

Shout out to April and Debbie for being the absolutely most friendly and welcoming office staff, they are very knowledgeable in all aspects of insurance coverage and just overall very pleasant to speak with. I have seen Dr. Najar everytime i have been to their office and i couldnt ask for a more amazing dentist to work on me, he makes sure you are very comfortable and you understand fully what hes going to be doing.

Kristy A.

I absolutely love going here for my appointments. April always greets you like you're family and is always so helpful! Dr. Kang has been my favorite dentist that I've seen because he's so gentle and professional as well as remembering conversations that you've had.

Hannah M.