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Tarisai C. Dandajena, DDS, MS, PhD

Tarisai C. Dandajena

Affiliate Associate Professor, Orthodontics

While born in Zimbabwe, Dr. Dandajena is travelled widely with experiences spanning three continents (Africa, Europe and North America) and five countries (Zimbabwe, Greece, Denmark, USA and South Africa). He received his dental degree from the University of Aristotle in Thessaloniki, Greece in 1995, Master of Science degree and specialty certificate in Orthodontics in 2001, and PhD in Cell Biology in 2005. After serving as Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthodontics at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg, South Africa, he relocated to Seattle where he maintains a private practice. Dr. Dandajena is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a military graduate of the Military School for Officer Corps, Greece (1995) and retired at the rank of Captain from the Zimbabwe National Army. He has previously served as the Chief Dental Officer for the Zimbabwe National Army.