Dr. Reena Talwar

Dr. Talwar is a certified specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, practicing in Edmonton since 2011.  She is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, discipline of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Alberta.  Dr. Talwar is a member of good standing with the Alberta Dental Association and College (ADA+C).

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Toronto in 1990 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1994.  After graduating from Dental School, Dr. Talwar did a General Practice residency in Chicago at Loyola University Medical Center from 1994 to 1996.  She then completed a research fellowship at Parkland Hospital in Dallas Texas in trauma.  Finally, she graduated from a combined Oral and Maxillofacial – PhD training from Baylor School of Dentistry in Dallas Texas in 2004.

Since her graduation, Dr. Talwar has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky and University of Toronto.  She joined the faculty at the University of Alberta in 2010 as an Associate Professor and is active in teaching undergraduate and graduate dental students in the disciplines of Head & Neck Anatomy, Oral Surgery and Implants.

Dr. Talwar recently married in 2013 and has two loving bonus-children, and a beautiful Rhodesian Ridgeback named Kenya.  Her leisure time includes friends, family, travel and fitness.