Dr. Bar grew up in Los Angeles and he then attended UCLA for his undergraduate studies where he received a BA in sociology. He then pursued his dental training at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. In dental school Dr. Bar volunteered on a dental humanitarian trip to Cartagena, Colombia where he and his classmates provided treatment to local impoverished communities in and around Gardena California. Following dental school he attended the Harvard School of Dental Medicine for his training in Orthodontics. At Harvard Dr. Bar was involved in a study that examined the underlying molecular biology behind TMJ joint disorders. As a Southern California native Dr. Bar enjoys teaching his dog, Curly, new tricks, as well as playing table tennis and going snowboarding.