Dr. Moshiri is a graduate of the School of Dental Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. He holds a Master’s degree in orthodontics from Northwestern University, one of the nation’s most respected academic institutions.
Dr. Moshiri formerly chaired the Department of Orthodontics at Washington University, where he helped to prepare many orthodontic residents for specialty practice.
In addition, he was a clinical professor and orthodontic consultant for the orthognathic surgery program at the University of Louisville in Kentucky for 28 years, which recognized his skill as an educator with the President’s Distinguished Faculty Award.
Upon his retirement, he was also recognized as a Kentucky Colonel, the highest honor given by the Commonwealth of Kentucky, for distinguished service and accomplishments on behalf of others.
During the course of his 30-year clinical practice, Dr. Moshiri has published many scientific articles on a variety of subjects, including developmental care and growth guidance, orthodontics, orthognathic surgery and temporomandibular joint dysfunction.
He is a contributor to the text, Comprehensive Care of Craniofacial Deformities, as well as the consultant to the editor for the Journal of Craniomandibular Practice.
Relative to his special interest, and expertise, in treating children and adults with temporomandibular joint dysfunction and craniofacial abnormalities, Dr. Moshiri is a former executive director of the Greater St. Louis Craniomandibular Society.
He is also a former president and longtime member of the Greater St. Louis Dental Society (GSLDS). He has served on, and chaired, many of the Dental Society’s committees and has been actively involved in many of its community outreach initiatives─contributions which were acknowledged with the organization’s Award of Merit.
Recognized as an expert in his field by the local media, Dr. Moshiri has been interviewed many times, on a range of topics. He is certified by the American Board of Orthodontists ─ the profession’s highest level of attainment. In addition, he is a fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the World Federation of Orthodontics.
To maintain a cutting-edge approach to the specialty of orthodontics, Dr. Moshiri travels extensively, keeping abreast of innovations in treatment and technology. In that regard, he has been a frequent guest speaker to dental and orthodontic groups in the United States and abroad.