Dr. Raaed Batniji has been involved with endodontics since he was in high school which was when he began dental assisting under the mentorship of his father, Dr. Samir Batniji. That was essentially the beginning of the apprenticeship that led him to this profession, one degree at a time. Dr. Batniji obtained his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Boston University in 2006. He practiced general dentistry until 2010, then joined the Endodontic Residency Program at the University of Southern California and obtained his certificate in Endodontics in 2013. Since 2007, Dr. Raaed Batniji has been a clinical faculty member in the Doctor of Dental Surgery program at the Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC. He is responsible in supervising and maintaining coverage of dental students in the Urgent Care Dental Clinic and in training and providing instructions to the doctoral students in the Endodontic clinic.