Board-Certified Austin Orthodontist
Kaveh Najibfard, DDS, MS (“Dr. Naj”)
The creativity and artistry required to craft a beautiful smile drew Dr. Naj to orthodontics. The most gratifying aspect of orthodontics for him is the privilege it offers to positively impact people’s lives and build long-lasting relationships along the way.
Education & Experience
Dr. Kaveh Najibfard aka “Dr. Naj” is a native of Iran. He and his family immigrated to Central Texas in 2008 and Dr. Naj quickly set out to leave his mark on the orthodontic world.
He graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio with a Master of Science in Clinical Research before attending the UTDental School in San Antonio, where he graduated summa cum laude.
He then undertook residency training in orthodontics and served as a Chief Resident.
Dr. Hime and Dr. Salome proudly welcome Dr. Naj as a partner at Austin Orthodontic Arts. Having both taught Dr. Naj during his residency at UTHSCSA, they both recognized his stand-out ability over a decade ago.
As a team, they are committed to providing all patients with the best orthodontic experience and a beautiful, healthy, long-lasting smile.
Memberships & Affiliations
- American Association of Orthodontists - Member
- American Dental Association - Member
- Texas Dental Association - Member
- Texas Orthodontic Study Club - Member
- Fred. F. Shudy Award for Excellence in the Practice of Clinical Orthodontics - Winner
Outside of the Office
Dr. Naj enjoys playing tennis, hiking, cycling and traveling. He loves to catch a good NBA or Soccer Game. Go SPURS! VAMOS Austin FC! He is very excited to be living back in Austin and being closer to his brothers.
Dr. Naj fills his free time eating across our beautiful city! Some of his favorites include Terry Black's BBQ and Casa DeLuz.
Dr. Naj has an ever-growing collection of cacti!