Ahmad Al Jaghsi

Ahmad Al Jaghsi

Associate Professor
Ext: 6334

Dr. Ahmad Al Jaghsi Obtained his Diploma in Removable Prosthodontics and master degree in Prosthodontics from Damascus University, Syria. He was a staff member at the Department of Removable Prosthodontics between 2003 and 2009. In 2009, he moved to Germany. He visited sixteen different German universities to enhance his clinical skills, theoretical and scientific knowledge in all aspects of Prosthodontics and to complete his Diploma, Master of Science, and Ph.D. in Prosthodontics. Between 2011 and 2018, Dr. Al jaghsi was a staff member at the Polyclinic of Prosthetic Dentistry, Greifswald Univerity. Dr. Al jaghsi was engaged in many clinical researches and projects in the field of Prosthodontics and Implantology supported by international companies like 3M ESPE Germany GmbH, Ivoclar Vivadent GmbH, and Renfert GmbH. He was a Dental Implant Consultant in six different centers around Germany. Currently, Dr. Al Jaghsi is Associate Professor at Ajman University, College of Dentistry, UAE, and Visiting Lecturer, Greifswald University, Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Dental Materials, Germany.

Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Damascus University, Syria.
  • One-year collaborative course in implantology between Damascus University and the Lebanese University, Syria/Lebanon.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Removable Prosthodontics, Damascus University, Syria (2003).
  • Master degree in Prosthodontics, Damascus University, Syria (2007).
  • Diploma in Prosthodontics, Greifswald University, Germany.
  • Master of Science in Prosthodontics, Greifswald University, Germany (2014).
  • PhD in Prosthodontics, Greifswald University, Germany (2017).
  • Intensive Workshop: How we can help our students to deal with exam situations and test anxiety, Greifswald University 2017.
  • Intensive Workshop: The creative use of interactive teaching methods in teaching groups and tutorials, Greifswald University 2017.
  • Intensive Course and Workshop for the eligibility to a university chair (Medicine didactics), Greifswald University 2018.
Experience
  • Specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Syria.
  • Specialist; Prosthodontist, Greifswald University and Private clinic, Germany.
  • Resident, Orthodontic Department at Abdulkader Mahloul Hospital and Al-Maza Hospital, Syria (1999-2001).
  • Resident, Removable Prosthodontic Department, Damascus University, Syria (2001- 2003).
  • Assistant Lecturer, Removable Prosthodontic Department, Damascus University, Syria (2003- 2009).
  • Resident, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Greifswald University, Germany (2009- 2011).
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Greifswald University, Germany (20011- 2017).
  • Associate Professor, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, ,Greifswald University, Germany (2018).
  • Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Ajman University, UAE (2018-till date).
  • Visiting lecturer, Greifswald University, Department of Prosthodontics, Gerodontology and Dental Materials, Germany (2019 - till date).
Teaching Area
  • Pre-clinical Removable Prosthodontics
  • Pre-clinical Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Clinical Prosthodontics (Removable-Fixed)
  • Digital Dentistry.
  • Dental Implants (MSc. Prosthodontics )
  • Aesthetic Dentistry (MSc. Prosthodontics)
  • State of the art techniques in Function and Occlusion (MSc. Prosthodontics )
  • Biomaterial (MSc. Prosthodontics)
  • Seminars in Fixed Partial Denture II (M.Sc.)
Research
  • Prosthodontics
  • Implantology
  • Oral Health-Related Quality of Life
  • Digital Dentistry
  • Function and Esthetic Dentistry
  • In vitro evaluation of four impression techniques accuracy for superstructures supported by parallel and divergent implants, 2005-2007 Syria.
  • Retrospective study of partial removable denture retained with conical crown over implant and natural teeth, Germany 2010-2013.
  • Mechanical and aesthetic complications in removable dentures SR Phonares II teeth, two-years follow-up, Germany (2012-2014). Study supported by Ivoclar Vivadent GmbH.
  • Strategic mini dental implants (MDIs) for the stabilization of partial removable dental prostheses (PRDPs). Prospective randomized multicentre 3-year study. Study supported by 3M Deutschland GmbH, 3M ESPE.
  • Randomized comparison of mechanical versus manual cleansing of partial removable dental prosthesis (PRDP) in the splith-mouth design. Study supported by Mecklenburg-Vorpommerschen Society for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Universities of Greifswald and Rostock e.V.
  • Evaluating the accuracy and reproducibility of four complete denture biofilm indices. Study supported by Mecklenburg-Vorpommerschen Society for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Universities of Greifswald and Rostock e.V.
  • External Supervisor for PhD thesis: The reproducibility of panoramic radiography for assessing the height of bone level around dental implant, new approach, Germany.
  • External Supervisor for PhD thesis: Effect of time on the efficacy of the rotating needles device in cleaning complete dentures, clinical trial, Germany.
Publications
  • Daboul, A., C. Schwahn, G. Schaffner, S. Soehnel, S. Samietz, A. Al jaghsi, M. Habes, K. Hegenscheid, R. Puls, T. Klinke and R. Biffar. "Reproducibility of Frankfort horizontal plane on 3D multi-planar reconstructed MR images." PLoS One 7(10): e48281, (2012).
  • Klinke, T., A. Daboul, J. Maron, T. Gredes, R. Puls, A. Jaghsi and R. Biffar. "Artifacts in magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography caused by dental materials." PLoS One 7(2): e31766, (2012).
  • Mundt T, Al Jaghsi A, Schwahn B, Hilgert J, Lucas C, Biffar R, et al. Immediate versus delayed loading of strategic mini dental implants for the stabilization of partial removable dental prostheses: a patient cluster randomized, parallel-group 3-year trial. BMC Oral Health 2016 ;17.
  • Al jaghsi A, Mundt T, Kohlmann T, Samietz S, Daboul A, Klinke T, Biffar R, Development and testing of satisfaction questionnaires and indexes for patients with removable dental prostheses. Quintessence Int 2017; 48: 487-496.
  • Al jaghsi A, Mundt T, Biffar R. The reproducibility of a new computerised planimetric method for the measurement and assessment of removable dental prostheses plaque. International Journal of Prosthodontics. 2017 Jul/Aug;30(4):377-383.
  • Al jaghsi A, Mundt T, Pink C, Biffar R. The applicability of the computerized planimetric method in estimating plaque accumulation and the efficacy of a removable dental prostheses cleaning method. International Journal of Prosthodontics. 2018 Feb 15. doi: 10.11607/ijp.5462 (2018).
  • Mundt, Torsten; Schwahn, Christian; Heinemann, Friedhelm; Schimmel, Martin; Lucas, Christian; Al Jaghsi, Ahmad. Stabilizing Removable Partial Dentures by Immediate or Delayed Loading of Mini-implants: Chewing Efficiency in a Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants ; 35(1): 178-186, 2020.
  • Al Jaghsi, A; Friedhelm Heinemann; Reiner Biffar; Torsten Mundt. Immediate versus delayed loading of strategic mini-implants under existing removable partial dentures: patient satisfaction in a multi-center randomized clinical trial. Clinical Oral Investigations. Jun 12, 2020 .
  • Julia Gruender, Ahmad Al Jaghsi, Christian Schwahn, Torsten Mundt. Randomized trial in split-mouth design to evaluate the effectiveness of manual and machine-aided cleaning of removable partial dentures. International journal of prosthodontics, 2021.
  • Al Jaghsi, A., Saeed, M., Abu Fanas, S. et al. Validity and reliability of new instruments for measuring patient satisfaction with removable dentures, Arabic Version. BMC Oral Health 21, 446 (2021).
Conference Presentation
  • Meeting of MSc. Students: Aesthetic Analysis before prosthetics treatment. Dresden University, Germany 2012.
  • Dresden-Berlin-Greifswald Science Day: Development of a satisfaction questionnaire in German language for patients with removable dentures, Germany 2013.
  • Dresden-Berlin-Greifswald Science Day: Mechanical and esthetic complications in removable denture teeth, two-year follow-up., Germany 2014.
  • Prosthetic working group at Greifswald University: Complex full mouth oral rehabilitation with implants, Germany 2015.
  • Conference: 66th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials e. V. (DGPro): Entwicklung und Validierung eines Fragebogens und Indexes zur Patientenzufriedenheit mit herausnehmbaren Zahnersatz, Giessen, Germany 2017.
  • Conference: German Dentistry Days 2017, "Interdisciplinary Dentistry". Effective measurement of patient satisfaction with removable dentures. Frankfurt am Main, Germany 2017.
  • Conference: 68th Annual Meeting of the German Society of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials e. V. (DGPro): Stabilisation von Teilprothesen mit Miniimplantaten: Kaueffizienz in einer multizentrischen, randomisierten kontrollierten Studie. Torsten Mundt (Greifswald), Christian Schwahn (Greifswald), Friedhelm Heinemann (Greifswald), Christian Lucas (Greifswald), Martin Schimmel (Bern/CH), Ahmad Al Jaghsi (Ajman/UAE). Germany 2019.
  • ICPM International Conference of Pharmacy and Medicine, UAE. New computerised planimetric method for the measurement and assessment of removable dental prostheses plaque. 2019.
  • Innovation Exhibition , Sharjah (innovation for Health) by Ministry of Health: Innovative approach for plaque detecting around removable denture, 2020.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • Best Patent Award. Innovation Center, Ajman University, 18 Feb. 2021, UAE.
  • License, Dentist, Germany issued from Ministry of Health, Germany.
  • Specialist as Prosthodontist, Greifswald University, Germany.
  • License, Specialist as Prosthodontist, issued from Dubai Health Authority, UAE.
  • License, Specialist as oral and maxillofacial surgeon, issued from Ministry of Health, Syria.
  • Examiner for the MFD exam of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.
  • Examiner, Dental State Examination (Zahn√§rztliche Staatsexamen) Greifswald University, Germany 2016-2017.
  • Examiner (Prosthodontics - Implantology Privilege) for the Department of Health Authority - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
  • Reviewer, Drug Design, Development and Therapy
  • Reviewer, BMC Oral Health journal.
  • Reviewer, Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry journal, Dove Medical Press.
  • Reviewer, Journal of Multidisciplinary Healthcare.
  • Member, Center of Medical and Bio-allied Health Sciences Research, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates.
  • Member of the German Association for Prosthetic Dental Medicine and Biomaterials (DGPro), Germany.
  • Member of the German Society for Dental and Oral Medicine (DGZMK), Germany.
  • Member of Dental Association Mecklenburg Vorpommern. e.V. Germany.
  • Member of Mecklenburg-Vorpommerschen Society for Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Universities of Greifswald and Rostock e.V. Germany.
  • Member of the Syrian Dental Association.
  • Member of the Syrian Teaching Syndicate.