Mahr Elder is an exceptional oral surgeon with multiple offices in the Novato California area. Dr. Elder is member of the Smile for a Lifetime Foundation and accepting applications for free orthodontic care for children. Mahr is a long time client and we are privileged to recognize his support of this worthy cause.
With an extensive background in volunteering his time and expertise to provide dental care and oral surgeries to under-served communities. Mahr Elder DDS supports all surgeons and staff who work within the Elder Group to give back to their communities.
Mahr Elder Humanitarian
Dr. Elder is also actively involved in volunteering and humanitarian initiatives. His interest in voluntary service emerged while he earned his DDS. While training as a dental surgeon, Dr. Elder participated in Student Community Outreach for Public Education (SCOPE), a voluntary organization at the University of the Pacific that provides dental screenings and prevention education for under-served San Francisco area residents.
Dr. Elder has also volunteered for surgical mission trips to Ethiopia and Cuernavaca, Mexico. In Ethiopia, Dr. Mahr Elder worked for three weeks with the nonprofit Ethiopian North American Health Professionals and carried out 25 surgical procedures.
Dr. Elder’s Education
Dr. Elder has completed extensive training in dentistry as well as oral and maxillofacial surgery. He earned his undergraduate degree as well as his doctor of dental surgery (DDS) at the University of the Pacfic, in San Francisco.
Dr. Elder went on to complete his medical degree at Wayne State University, in Detroit. He served his residency in oral and maxillofacial at the University of Detroit – Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Elder is a fellow of the California Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a member of the Marin County Dental Society.
Dr. Elder provide compassionate care to his patients, helping them to feel comfortable while under his care. He has high ratings across several review sites and his patients leave glowing recommendations. Dr. Elder has also won several awards for his outstanding service and surgical expertise.
He genuinely cares about each and every patient and provide the information they need to take care of their teeth both directly following their surgery and to protect their dental and oral health for a lifetime. You can find out more about Mahr Elder on his Facebook Page