Department Head Dual Specialist in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Public Health
|Master of Science in Dental Public Health (GPA=3.92)||University of Toronto, Canada||2013|
|Advanced University Teaching Preparation Certificate||University of Toronto, Canada||2013|
|Ph.D. in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (Honors)||Damascus University, Syria||2007|
|Master’s in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||Damascus University, Syria||2003|
|Diploma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery||Damascus University, Syria||1998|
|Bachelor’s of Doctor in Dental Sciences||Al-Baath University, Syria||1996|
Dr. Mahmoud Al-Dajani is an Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences at the College of Dentistry, Aljouf University, Saudi Arabia. He holds the Fellowship of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and he is also a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Al-Dajani got an MSc degree in Dental Public Health from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada, and Master’s and PhD degrees in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the University of Damascus, Syria.
Dr. Al-Dajani is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). In his free time, he enjoys vacationing with his family, swimming and photography.
- Oral health services research
- Clinical research in dentistry and maxillofacial surgery
- Epidemiology of oral health and diseases
- Oral health disparities and access to health care
- Application of Evidence-based dentistry in teaching and practice
|2014-Present||Assistant Professor and Department Head||College of Dentistry, Aljouf University, Saudi Arabia|
|2012-2014||Researcher and Associate in Dentistry||Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Canada|
|2012||Acting Dental Consultant (Intern)||Public Health Branch, Regional Municipality of York, Canada|
|2008-2010||Assistant Professor||Faculty of Dentistry, International University for Science and Technology, Syria|
|2001-2009||Public Health Dentist and Manager||Palestine Red Crescent Society, Syria|
|2000-2008||Clinical Instructor||Faculty of Dentistry, Damascus University, Syria|
- Al-Dajani M, Quiñonez C, Macpherson AK, Clokie C, Azarpazhooh A. Epidemiology of Maxillofacial Injuries in Ontario, Canada. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Apr;73(4):693.e1- 9.
- Al-Dajani M. Recent trends in sinus lift surgery and their clinical implications. Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research Journal, USA; doi: 10.1111/cid.12275; October 2014.
- Al-Dajani M, Limeback H. Nutritional strategies for caries reduction: Diet plays an integral role in promoting oral health. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene Journal, USA; 12(8): 30-33; August 2014.
- Al-Dajani M. Hospital-based visits and admissions for maxillofacial injuries in Ontario: An 8-year retrospective study. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; 2013 M.Sc. Thesis in Dental Public Health.
- Al-Dajani M, Limeback H. Emerging science in the dietary control and prevention of dental caries. Journal of California Dental Association, USA; 40(10): 799-804; October 2012. eprinted in Journal of the Michigan Dental Association, USA; 95(5): 34-38; May 2013
- Al-Dajani M, Quiñonez C, Macpherson A, Clokie C, Azarpazhooh A. Hospital-Based Visits and Admissions for Maxillofacial Injuries in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Dental Research, USA; 92(A): 2488; 2013.
- Wehbeh I, Al-Dajani M. Anthropometric study of unilateral cleft lip surgical repair. Damascus University Journal for Health Sciences, Syria; 26(1): 163-178; 2010.
- Al-Dajani M. Comparison of dental caries prevalence in patients with cleft lip and/or palate and their sibling controls. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, USA; Vol. 46, No. 5, pp. 529– 531; September 2009
- Al-Dajani M. Alveolar osteitis. The Syrian Journal of Stomatology, Syria; 43(3):77-80; 2008
- Al-Dajani M. Comparative study of the common surgical methods used in unilateral cleft lip surgery (Millard, Tennison and Pfeifer). Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; 2007 PhD Dissertation in OMFS
- Al-Dajani M. Children with cleft lip and/or palate: left or right hand dominance. Refereed and accepted for publication in the Damascus University Journal for Health Sciences in 7/5/2006
- Al-Dajani M. An epidemiologic study of dental caries in oral clefts patients. Refereed and accepted for publication in the Damascus University Journal for Health Sciences in 7/5/2006
- Al-Dajani M. Primary evaluation of wavy-line incision (Pfeifer technique) in cleft lip surgery. Damascus University, Damascus, Syria; 2003 Master’s Thesis in OMFS
- Al-Dajani M. An epidemiological study of oral clefts in Syria. Refereed and accepted for publication in the Damascus University Journal for Health Sciences in 16/7/2003