Meet Dr. Alarbi


Dr. Alarbi obtained his DDS degree from the University of Tishreen, Syria in 1996 where he also served as a part-time Assistant Professor. In 1997 Dr. Alarbi moved to Marseille, France to join a residency-based 4-year specialty program in Orthodontics and, in 2002, he received a Specialty Certification in Orthodontics and Dento-Facial Orthopedics (CECSMO) from the University of Aix-Marseille II.

In 2003 Dr. Alarbi was engaged in private practice in Marseille when he relocated to Jacksonville, Florida to join the Faculty team at Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics as Assistant Professor of Orthodontics and later Associate Professor of Orthodontics. He then obtained a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Orthodontics (CAGS) from JU in 2009 and later that year was appointed Clinical Director at the School of Orthodontics. In 2011, Dr. Alarbi obtained full certification from the American Board of Orthodontics and was appointed Associate Dean and Program Director of the Jacksonville University School of Orthodontics where he continued to serve till 2017. During his 14 years of tenure at Jacksonville University Dr. Alarbi was a recipient of multiple awards including: Academic Professor of the Year, Clinical Professor of the Year, Professor of the Year, Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in University Service Awards.

In 2018 Dr. Alarbi moved to San Antonio, Texas to join Celebrate Dental and Brace where he currently practices clinical orthodontics at 3 locations.

Dr. Alarbi is an active member of the American Association of Orthodontists and the American Board of Orthodontics. He is a former member of the French Society of Dento-Facial Orthopedists and the French Society of Bioprogressive Orthodontics.