Ghadeer N. Thalji


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About Dr. Thalji

Dr. Ghadeer N. Thalji is a board-certified prosthodontist. Dr. Thalji completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Jordan and graduated with honors. She then continued her education and completed the Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics and concurrently received her Ph.D. in Oral Sciences from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Dentistry.

In addition to being a key member of the team at ClearChoice Dental Implant Center in Downers Grove, Dr. Thalji has an academic background and has acted as the associate Director of the Graduate Prosthodontics Program at the University of Illinois, Chicago and Director of the Prosthodontics Specialty Program at University of Iowa.

Dr. Thalji has also earned many awards and honors throughout her career which include being the Recipient of the GSK Young Prosthodontist Award (2013), Ostrus Faculty Fellowship (2012-2016), the Osseointegration Foundation Clinical Science Research Grant Award (2015) and International College of Dentists Fellowship (2016).

Dr. Thalji has done vast research and has been published in different peer-reviewed books and journals. Some of her most recent research includes discussion on robust and esthetic implant reconstruction, use of new digital technologies, implant osseointegration, bone regeneration and restoring congenitally missing teeth.

Dr. Thalji is a member of various professional memberships as well such as the American College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and the American Academy of Osseointegration. She also serves on several national committees.

“It is so rewarding to let our patients live out with a beautiful, confident smile that will inspire joy in everyone they share it with.”

Career Highlights

  • Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
  • Ph.D. in Oral Sciences – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Dentistry
  • Diplomate & Fellow – American Board of Prosthodontists
  • Top 5 dental graduates award
  • International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants – Associate Editor
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