Abraham N. Safer, DDS

Board Certified Orthodontist

Dr. Abraham Safer is a highly-skilled, exceptionally trained orthodontist who has a keen eye for detail. He takes great pride in instilling confidence in his patients by creating beautiful smiles.

Raised in Long Island, New York, Dr. Safer had braces as a child and had a very positive experience! He endeavors to provide a pleasant experience for his patients as well. First and foremost a family man, Dr. Safer also enjoys honing his musical skills on both the saxophone and clarinet. Following his preliminary degrees, Dr. Safer married and now resides in New Jersey with his wife and children. As a parent, Dr. Safer is a teacher; as a professional practitioner, Dr. Safer has enjoyed teaching as a faculty member at Jacobi Medical Center. He brings his value of education, integrity, and achievements into his private practice where caring for his patients and their smiles is his priority.

Dr. Safer has earned a plethora of scholarships and awards throughout his career. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of Maryland Dental School, Dr. Safer ranked second in his class, and was awarded membership to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) National Dental Honor Society upon graduation. He was then voted Resident of the Year at the conclusion of his general practice residency program at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York. Dr. Safer completed his orthodontic training at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center, where he served as chief resident during his third and final year. Soon after graduation, Dr. Safer achieved Diplomate status with the American Board of Orthodontics; the first Maimonides graduate to attain this level of certification. Always one to further his educational experience, he was given the opportunity to complete a unique and prestigious Orthodontic/Orthognathic Fellowship at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Jacobi Medical Center, affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In both academic and scholarly pursuits, Dr. Safer has achieved excellence through his meticulous attention to the nuances of his field and is an active member of multiple professional dental and orthodontic associations. Each of these elements informs his daily practice which centers on his patients’ wellbeing, self-esteem, and total health, values that Dr. Safer prioritizes in both his professional and private life.

Professional Affiliations

American Association of Orthodontists
American Board of Orthodontics
American Dental Association
College of Diplomates of the ABO
Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists
New Jersey Association of Orthodontists


Lateral comparisons using Fishman’s skeletal maturation assessment. Safer A, Homel P, Chung D. The Angle Orthodontist: May 2015, Vol. 85, No. 3, pp. 408-412.