Dr. Daftary was one of the original co-founders of Center for Implant & Esthetic Dentistry (CIED). CIED was formed when Dr.’s Daftary & Mahallati joined forces the create an innovative Prosthodontic office dedicated to providing the highest quality in Restorative, Cosmetic, Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry.
Dr. Daftary received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from National University of Iran. His initial Post-graduate work was in basic science in London, England at the Royal College of Surgeons as a Resident observer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Queen Mary’s Hospital.
Dr. Daftary did additional Post-graduate training in general dentistry at Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Later, he attended Boston University for his Masters of Science in Dentistry and Postdoctoral certificate in Prosthodontics. At the same time he took courses at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) developing a study on Metallurgy and corrosion. Because of his contributions towards the advancement of restorative dentistry, Dr. Daftary was presented with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award by the International Student Club.
One of Dr. Daftary’s many interests in dentistry is sharing his knowledge, years of experience and refined restorative techniques as an Educator. Upon graduation from Boston University, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics at New York University. He later served a ten year term as Associate Professor and Clinical director in the Department of Restorative Dentistry division of Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of Southern California’s, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. Dr. Daftary’s outstanding contributions to the study of Prosthodontics at an academic level led him to his nomination as chairman of the USC Department of Fixed Prosthodontics.
For the past thirty years, Dr. Daftary has presented both nationally and internationally educating professionals in the field of Implant dentistry and Esthetics. Dr. Daftary’s impressive list of contributions and accomplishments in the field of Prosthodontics include several teaching awards of excellence, countless published articles and abstracts, in addition to acquiring numerous dental patents that are currently being used in the field of Implant dentistry by his colleagues and laboratory technicians around the globe. Dr. Daftarty retired from CIED in February 2018.
Aside from dentistry, Dr. Daftary’s favorite hobbies are fishing and playing tennis. However, his most favorite pastime is enjoying family life with his lovely wife, and their three children.