Dr. Omar Said

Diplomate, American Board of Orthodontics
Consultant Orthodontist
Orthodontic Center, Dubai

Professional Information

Dr. Omar Said started his orthodontic path at the University of Bordeaux in France. After which he completed an Orthodontic Preceptorship program at the University of California, Los Angeles, U.S.A. Following that he received his Orthodontic Specialty Certificate as well as his Master of Science degree from the Eastman Institute, NY, U.S.A. in 2016. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery (BDS) with highest honors in 2010 from Cairo University, Egypt.

After demonstrating high standards of treatment and care for his patients, Dr. Omar became a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a clinical distinguishment that only 1 in 3 orthodontists in the U.S. achieve.

Due to the diversity in his training, Dr. Omar is proficient in different treatment approaches including extraction, non-extraction and orthognathic surgery. Moreover, he uses a variety of appliances including Damon Braces, Invisalign and mini implants. He is also a Wilckodontics Certified Professional offering accelerated osteogenic orthodontics that ensures a speedy treatment.

Dr. Omar stays up to date with the latest orthodontic advances and research to ensure a better experience for each patient. He also conducted research and has publications in the renowned “The Angle Orthodontist” Journal.

He is a member of the American Association of Orthodontists. He is licensed to practice in Dubai, U.S.A (NY) and Egypt. He speaks English, Arabic and French.

Up Close & Personal

Why did you choose to be an orthodontist?

The face is the window to the soul. I believe that everyone deserves a beautiful smile that will open more doors for them in life. I wanted to be part of that transformation and help patients to have a wonderful smile while maintaining the natural beauty of their teeth.

What do you like most about your job?

It is when the patient’s first smile after the treatment is complete. The planning, the effort, the time, the team support are all rewarded at this moment. It’s a privilege to be part of that journey where you meet wonderful people.

How do you see the future of orthodontics?

As we are in the digital era of orthodontics, we will see more customization of orthodontic appliances for each patient, and their faster availability in clinics as software and 3D printers advance. This will improve treatment efficiency, reduce treatment length and improve patient comfort.

What are your hobbies? What do you like to do outside of work?

I like staying active and playing a variety of sports mainly football, squash and waterskiing. I also like being close to nature. There is nothing more calming and peaceful than camping in the desert.

What is the best advice you can give to your patients?

There are different types of malocclusions in orthodontics. Some require early intervention, as early as 7 years of age. So you should visit the orthodontist to know when is the best time to start treatment. It’s never too late to start orthodontic treatment but better timing allows for more options, less complications and optimum results.