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Dr. Iyad Hussein

Paediatric Dentist

Dr. Iyad Hussein

Paediatric Dentist

Biography

Dr. Iyad Hussein is a UK and UAE registered Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry at Al Jalila Children's. He is an Assistant Professor in Paediatric Dentistry at Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) Dubai since 2014. Dr. Iyad joined an international team dedicated to training UAE MSc postgraduate dentists in paediatric dentistry according to a curriculum recognized by UAE’s Ministry of Higher Education and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland. Dr. Iyad's international expertise in dentistry spans over 34 years. He obtained a DDS from Damascus University, Syria, and returned to the UK in 1990 as a postgraduate paediatric dentist at Leeds Dental Institute and obtained an MDentSci in Paediatric Dentistry in 1995.

Dr. Iyad became a fully registered UK dentist after passing the GDC’s Statutory Examination and opted to work in NHS hospital oral and maxillofacial surgery in West Yorkshire in England. In 1998, he moved to Scotland where Dundee Dental Hospital and School became his home for the next 16 years. Dr. Iyad worked there in various dental disciplines before returning full time to paediatric dentistry. He is a UK GDC registered Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry since 2001 and is also a Member of Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. Dr. Iyad has several scientific publications in British and international dental journals related to paediatric dentistry, oral surgery, behavioural sciences, and periodontology. 

Clinics / Department

Professional Background

Medical School

1990 - 1995
University of Leeds
1985 - 1990
University of Damascus

Fellowship

2014
Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
1996
Primary Fellowship Examination (FFD) of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Work Experience

2014 - Present
Assistant Professor, Paediatric Dentistry, Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine
2008 - 2014
Clinical Lecturer, Staff Dental Surgeon and Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry, University of Dundee, Dundee Dental School and Hospital, Scotland, UK
2002 - 2008
Clinical Lecturer, Staff Dental Surgeon in Restorative/ Periodontology, Dundee Dental School and Hospital, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
2001 - 2002
Staff Oral Surgeon (Adults and Paediatrics), Halifax General Hospital/Calderdale/Bradford, England, UK
1998 - 2001
Senior House Officer, Paediatric Dentistry/Rotational, Dundee Dental School and Hospital, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
1998 - 2001
Staff Oral Surgeon (Adults and Paediatrics), Halifax and Bradford Hospitals, England, UK
1991 - 1995
Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Dentistry, Leeds Dental Institute, Leeds, UK

Languages Spoken

English, Arabic

Achievements Career Highlights

Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry, General Dental Council, London, UK

Member of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry

Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (MFDSRCPSGlas) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, UK

Master of Dental Science in Pediatric Dentistry (MDentSci.); University of Leeds, UK







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