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Dr. Ellias M. Najjar

Dr. Ellias M. Najjar

Dr. Ellias M. Najjar at Belleview Dental in Littleton, Co

Dr. Ellias M. Najjar, “EL” received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of St. Thomas, TX.  He graduated from the University of Michigan receiving his D.D.S. degree in 1991.  His love for the mountains and snow skiing led him to relocate to the western suburbs of Denver in 1993.  Dr. Najjar’s high standards for excellence and his compassion for patients and their families has elevated the level of care at Belleview Dental Associates.

Professionally, Dr. Ellias M. Najjar is a member of the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association and the Metropolitan Denver Dental Society.  He has donated his time to teaching young professionals at the University of Colorado, School of Dentistry.  He has continuously exceeded the State of Colorado’s continuing education requirements and is a member of the prestigious Seattle Study Club, a world renowned professional organization requiring excellence for membership. Dr. Ellias M. Najjar is also a volunteer at Dental Lifeline, providing pro bono dental treatment to the disabled.

Dr. Ellias M. Najjar is passionate about dentistry.  He believes everyone should be proud of his or her smile.  He believes in health, comfort and function for everyone.  In dentistry we need to take advantage of the knowledge of our fellow health professionals offer.  Dr. Najjar truly believes in the philosophy of “interdisciplinary dentistry.”  He uses specialist colleagues to provide the highest level of treatment success for all patients.

Dr. Najjar enjoys basketball, snow skiing, cycling and playing the guitar.  He has been happily married to his beautiful wife “Ellie” (Dr. Ellen Sachs) since 1993.  They are the proud parents of three boys named: William, Daniel and Joseph.

Tips for ‘Cavity’ prevention

  • Limit frequency of meals and snacks.
  • Encourage brushing, flossing and rinsing.
  • Watch what your child drinks.
  • Avoid giving your child sticky foods.
  • Make treats part of meals.
  • Choose nutritious snacks.

Factors affecting gum health

  • Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • Stress
  • Clenching and grinding teeth
  • Medication
  • Poor nutrition