Meet Atlanta Orthodontist: Dr. Farah Kar
DDS, MS, MSc, Board Certified Orthodontist
Dr. Farah Kar is a partner orthodontist at Braces Braces. She is double board certified in the U.S. and Canada, and is one of the top Invisalign providers in the Southeast. She has won multiple awards for her excellence in orthodontics and customer service.
Dr. Kar began her academic journey with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts and a master’s degree in project management from the Georgia Institute of Technology. After working in the design and development industry for several years, Dr. Kar made the bold decision to change careers and follow her passion of oral health care. She attended the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry where she earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree and graduated with honors.
After completing dental school, Dr. Kar continued her training by specializing in craniofacial orthodontics. During her residency, she earned her second Master of Science degree and a Certificate of Orthodontics. In 2015, Dr. Kar published her research entitled “The Readability of Media Resources for Families with Cleft Lip and Palate” in the Journal of Medical Resources.
10 Things to Know About Dr. Farah Kar
Founded the Women’s Dental Association at the University of Minnesota and served as Class President.
She studied art history and architecture at Georgia Tech.
Grew up in Toronto, Canada before moving to Atlanta.
She has two siblings and they are both dentists!
Her favorite piece of Atlanta is Historic Roswell.
Watching the transformation in her patients smiles and lives keeps her motivated.
If you can’t reach Dr. Kar, she is probably day dreaming about a trip to Switzerland – her bucket list destination.
It’s steak and mashed potatoes for her go-to favorite meal.
As a child, she wanted to be an artist when she grew up. She is an artist when it comes to smiles, so mission accomplished!
Dr. Kar is passionate about new technologies and techniques in orthodontics that allow treatment times to be shorter and more comfortable for patients. Her customized comprehensive treatment plans are geared to improve function and enhance unique smile aesthetics.
Her training includes but is not limited to:
- Child and adult orthodontics
- Invisalign specialist
- Growth modifications
- Craniofacial anomalies
- Implant planning
- Impacted canine recovery
- TAD placement, and;
- Accelerated tooth movement.
She is affiliated with the following organizations:
- American Association of Orthodontists
- American Dental Association,
- Give Kids a Smile
- The Royal College of Dentists of Canada
When she is not creating beautiful smiles, Dr. Kar enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable daughters. She is an avid traveler and, when time permits, loves oil painting and sculpting. She is also an active member of the community and is especially passionate about mentoring young people to enhance their leadership skills and meet their potential.