40 UNDER 40 HONOREES

JOSEPH KARAM

  • Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Karam Orthodontics

Age:

36

Name of Practice:

Karam Orthodontics

Specialty:

Orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics

Education:

DMD, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine


WHY HE WAS NOMINATED:

Dr. Karam’s quickly growing cuttingedge practice serves patients from around northeastern Pennsylvania. He’s active in orthodontic-appliance design and has patented an orthodontic bracket system. He has also been inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor society and received awards from the International College of Dentists and Pierre Fauchard Academy.

FAVORITE ASPECT OF DENTISTRY:

“This profession puts me in a position to make positive changes in the lives of my patients and a positive change in my community.”

SAGE ADVICE:

“I was fortunate to have dental and orthodontic classmates who understood the principles of honesty and integrity. In order to be a great dentist and a leader in your community, it’s important to embody those principles every day.”