Murtaja Kamal-Aldeen

Dentist


Personal Biography

Dr. Aldeen started practicing dentistry overseas in 2005. He worked in two different countries before permanently moving to the United States. He settled in Albuquerque with his wife, Cate, who is currently studying to become a social worker, and they couldn’t be happier with their new home. They greatly enjoy the beautiful local weather, hiking in the Sandia Mountains, trying new local restaurants, and going on road trips to learn more about New Mexico’s diverse culture and history. He also enjoys soccer, running, and CrossFit.

DDS

University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry; San Francisco, CA

BDS

Baghdad University College of Dentistry; Baghdad, Iraq

Quotes

“My goal as a dentist is to provide my patients with unique, positive, high-quality dentistry focused on comfort and making treatment an enjoyable, personalized experience. As a patient, you will be looking forward to coming back for your next dental appointment.”

Personal Favorites

Dr. Aldeen’s favorite vacation spots are Brazil and Jamaica, and his favorite TV shows are Dexter, Breaking Bad, and The Walking Dead.

Professional Association

American Dental Association, American Academy of General Dentistry, New Mexico Dental Association

Volunteer Experience

1000 Smiles dental mission to Jamaica

Awards

San Francisco Dental Society 2014 Ethics and Professionalism Award, Elected class president for international dental program

Achievements

Elected class president for international dental program class, CDA Cares – Free Dental Clinic for Californians in Need. San Jose, 2013 Red Cross MLK day health fair 2013