About Dr. Orhan Suljic
Dr. Orhan Suljic grew up in Des Moines and graduated from Urbandale High School. He participated in multiple school activities such as football, basketball and track and field while always maintaining a high standard in academics. After graduating high school with a 4.0 GPA, Dr. Suljic attended Drake University where he majored in Biology. At Drake University, he began shadowing a dentist in the Des Moines area. He fell in the love with the profession and knew he wanted to be a dentist. Dr. Suljic graduated Summa Cum Laude from Drake University and immediately began dental school at the University of Iowa.
At the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Dr. Suljic developed his skills and won several clinical excellence awards in the process. During his junior and senior year, he won the American Association of Endodontics Student Achievement Award, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Student Achievement Award, the Keith E. Thayer Fixed Prosthodontics Award, the Academy of Operative Dentistry Outstanding Achievement Award and the Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student of the Year award. After graduating from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Dr. Suljic decided to return back home and practice in the Des Moines area.
Dr. Suljic enjoys spending time with his fiancee, Kylie, and their two dogs. His hobbies include traveling, playing basketball, bike riding, supporting the Hawkeyes and spending time with family and friends.
Dr. Suljic is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. He is also a member of the Iowa District Dental Society and the Des Moines District Dental Society. He is excited and honored to become your dentist at Grimes Dental Group if you allow him to. He will treat you like family.
Drake University - Summa Cum Laude – Bachelor of Arts in Biology - 2011
University of Iowa College of Dentistry – Doctor of Dental Surgery - 2015
Professional Accreditations and Memberships
American Dental Association
Academy of General Dentistry
Iowa Dental Association
Des Moines District Dental Society
Academy of General Dentistry Senior Student of the Year Award - 2015
American Association of Endodontics Student Achievement Award – 2015
American Academy of Implant Dentistry Student Achievement Award – 2015
Keith E. Thayer Fixed Prosthodontics Award – 2014
Academy of Operative Dentistry Outstanding Achievement Award – 2014