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Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh (Azar)


DDS, MSc/FRCD(C) in Dental Public Health, PhD/FRCD(C) in Endodontics

Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh (Azar) is a certified dental specialist in two fields of Root Canal Therapy as well as Dental Public Health. He received his dental degree from Iran in 2001, his specialty training in Canada at the University of Toronto in Dental Public Health (2007) and Endodontics (2010), followed by his PhD (2011).

Dr. Azar has great interest in both academic and clinical research. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry (click here to read more), and Faculty of Medicine (click here to read more).  He is also the Head of Endodontics at the Department of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital (click here to read more). Dr. Azarpazhooh has authored and co-authored over 150 papers and abstracts, 6 book chapters, and has presented at over 50 national and international scientific meetings. Click here to perform an automatic PubMed search of his publications.  A keen practitioner of evidenced-based dentistry, Dr. Azar has a passion for collaborative decision making in teaching and in practice. Hence he approaches patient care with the best interest of the patient in mind.

Despite his heavy load of teaching, research and clinical practice, out of the office, he enjoys life with his wife, in traveling, cycling, photography, and gardening. 

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