Reham Al-Najjar, DDS

Dr. Reham AlNajjar

Where did you grow up?

Jordan

Where did you go to high school?

Latin Patriarchate School

Where did you go to college?

University of Jordan

Where did you go to dental school?

University of Jordan, School of Dentistry Virginia Commonwealth University

Where did you go to school for pediatric dentistry?

Virginia Commonwealth University

How long have you been a dentist?

3 years

What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not looking at teeth?

Traveling, hiking, rock climbing, going to the gym, and spending time with my family and friends

Tell us about your family, and/or children, and/or pets?

I have 3 sisters, one brother, and 50 cousins! Most of my family lives in California and the rest are still back in Jordan. My family loves to cook and are well known for their homemade Arabic dessert

What dental associations/study clubs are you involved in?

American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, Richmond Dental Society, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Tuesday Club. Hospital Affiliations with St. Mary’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital of Richmond, and MEDARVA Surgery Center

What do you enjoy most about being a pediatric dentist?

What I love the most about my job is having the opportunity to ease children’s fears making their dental appointment a fun one. I enjoy talking to them and making them smile. Knowing the difference we make in the life of a child brings me joy! Their hugs always brighten my day and remind me why I love what I do!