Awad Omran Ashekhi

Awad Omran Ashekhi

Assistant Professor
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More than thirty five years experience as an Oral and Maxillofacial Aesthetic Surgeon, Implantalogist and Laser Treatment with postgraduate qualifications obtained from England and America. I have worked throughout the Middle East, Saudi Arabia, U.A.E. and Libya in Universities, Medical Centers and Hospitals ( Government and Private). I have been a speaker at many conferences in the Middle East and Internationally, and I enjoy to create short clinical Courses on topics related to my field for undergraduate students, General Dentists and Doctors Specializing in my field. Many TV interviews for medical topics in UAE and Libya.

Education
  • Diploma member of oral and maxillofacial surgery (MOMS); Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, GLASGOW-UK. (2007)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in oral and maxillofacial surgery Dept. From medical School- Manchester University, England (1991).
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in oral and maxillofacial surgery dept. From Medical School-Manchester University, England (1986).
  • Bachelor of dental surgery (BDS), Faculty of Dentistry-Garyounis University. Benghazi-Libya (1979).
Experience
  • Assistant Professor and Senior Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Ajman Dental School- UAE. Since 24 January 2016 and continuing
  • Senior Consultant oral and Maxillofacial Aesthetic Surgeon, Implantologist, Clinical Oral Medicine and Pathology and Laser treatment. Freelance part time in numerous centers and Hospitals in UAE (01/01/2015 untill 23/01/2016)
  • Chairman and Senior Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Aesthetic Surgeon, Clinical Oral Medicine & Pathology, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in SHEIKH KHALIFA GENERAL HOSPITAL (SKGH)- Umm Al Quwain - UAE [ 02/03/2014 untill 01/12/2014). Head of Dental Department
  • Chairman and Senior Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Aesthetic Surgeon, Clinical Oral Medicine & Pathology, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in AL-ZAHRA MEDICAL CENTER AND HOSPITALS - SHARJAH AND DUBAI-UAE { 01/08/2007 untill 28/02/2014}. Head of Dental Departments
  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Clinical Oral Medicine & Pathology, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in IDEAL CLINICS (JEDDAH). Cases for GA and SEDATION performed in BUGHSHAN HOSPITAL AND EED PLASTIC SURGERY CENTER, JEDDAH - SAUDI ARABIA (April 2006 untill June 2007
  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Clinical Oral Medicine & Pathology, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in DENTALLIA CLINICS ( JEDDAH), cases for GA and SEDATION performed in BUGHSHAN HOSPITAL AND EEDPLASTIC SURGERY CENTER, JEDDAH - SAUDI ARABIA. (Sept. 2005 until April 2006).
  • Chairman and Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Clinical Oral Medicine & Pathology, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in GNP GENERAL HOSPITALS AND CLINICS, JEDDAH-SAUDI ARABIA [ Oct.1996 until Aug. 2005]. Head of Dental Departments
  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Implantologist and Laser Treatment in SAUDI MODERN DENTAL CLINIC (PRIVATE), TAIF-SAUDIA {May 1995 until Oct. 1996}
  • Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in CENTRAL DENTAL SCHOOL, AL JALA HOSPITAL (TRAUMA CENTER) AND 7TH OF OCTOBER HOSPITAL, BENGHAZI-LIBYA [June 1992 until May 1995]
  • Hands-on workshops on Facial Aesthetic Medicine and Surgery. The American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine (AAAM)-2014
  • Hand-on Workshop in Orthognathic Surgery (01/07/2011, Cambridge-uk. Also Orthognathic Surgery course in Current Advances and hand-on 3D Planning , 23-25/06/2011, Glasgow-uk.
  • Training TMJ-ARTHROSCOPY COURSE, in department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery- UNIVERSITY OF GREISWALD / GERMANY,27 & 28/03/2009, Germany
  • Training and Clinical Experience in WURZBURG UNIVERSITY - GERMANY (department of Maxillofacial Surgery), 9 to 25 June 2002, as Visiting Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.
  • Training and Clinical Experience in State University of Newyork (department of Maxillofacial Surgery), 14 to 27 July 1999, as Visiting Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon.
  • Since 1990 Training Received and Practical Experience in Fpllowing Implant Systems [ Steri-Oss; Calcitek; Tubingen; Frialet2; IMZ; ITI; 3I; Replace; Zimmer; Brane-mark and Direct ].
  • Since 1998, received training and further experience in different Dental Laser Systems such as P-Laser system;Ora-Laser System; Nd-Yag Laser; Diode Laser; Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Laser System and WaterLase System.
Teaching Area
  • Assistant Professor in Ajman Dental School- Ajman University- UAE. Since 24 January 2016 and Continuing.
  • Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Dept. in DENTAL SCHOOL AL-ARAB MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, BENGHAZI-LIBYA (JUNE 1992 UNTIL MAY 1995
  • Post graduate Assistant Lecturer, gives TUTORIALS AND DISCUSSIONS on different topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery, Oral Medicine & Pathology, for under graduate students at Manchester Dental School- Manchester University-England, (1986-1991)
  • • Teaching through Practical clinical courses, seminars and workshops. • .
  • • Teaching through TV Media via interviews on medical programmers.
  • 6. Teaching, training and giving experience to volunteer general dentists in Ajman dental school.
  • 7. Explanation and discussion of clinical cases with dental students in the teaching clinics.
  • 8. Teaching cross infection control, basic and advanced life support and emergencies in the dental practice.
  • • Teaching treatment plan seminars for 5th year students.
Research
  • THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE VASOMOTOR ACTIONS OF SUBSTANCES PRESENT IN LOCAL ANAESTHETICS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON IMPULSE CONDUCTION. Ph. D. Degree (1991)
  • THE EFFECT OF LOCAL ANAESTHETICS COMPONENTS ON THE SCIATIC NERVE OF THE RAT. M.Sc. Degree (1986)
  • Supervisor for Graduate Students Project in Ajman Dental School [Literture Review of Submental Fat Treatment]- Year 2016-2017
  • • INCIDENTAL THYROID NODULES ULTRASOUND SCREENING OF THE NECK REGION, CLINICAL PRACTICE JOURNAL, 1 JULY 2018, LONDON-UK, SCOPUS
  • • EFFECTIVENESS OF LOW LEVEL LASER, WORLD JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, JULY-AUG. 2018, INDIA, SCOPUS.
  • • Supervisor for Graduate Students Projects in Ajman Dental School 2018-2019.
  • • ORAL CANDIDAL CARRIAGE AND ASSOCIATED RISK INDICATORS AMONG ADULTS IN SAKAKA, SAUDI ARABIA. BMC ORAL HEALTH, 1.june 2019.
  • • PREVALENCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF ORAL MUCOSAL LESIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TABACCO USE IN PATIENTS VISITING A DENTAL SCHOOL IN AJMAN. 1 (46) 2019; 029-033.
Publications
  • Many TV inerviews which can now be found on youtube.
  • I produced an explanatory booklet on the implant process and benifits, in Arabic Language.
  • Articles published in various Gulf Family Magazines in Aeabic Language.
  • • INCIDENTAL THYROID NODULES ULTRASOUND SCREENING OF THE NECK REGION, CLINICAL PRACTICE JOURNAL, 1 JULY 2018, LONDON-UK, SCOPUS.
  • • EFFECTIVENESS OF LOW LEVEL LASER, WORLD JOURNAL OF DENTISTRY, JULY-AUG. 2018, INDIA, SCOPUS.
  • • ORAL CANDIDAL CARRIAGE AND ASSOCIATED RISK INDICATORS AMONG ADULTS IN SAKAKA, SAUDI ARABIA. BMC ORAL HEALTH, 1.june 2019
  • • PREVALENCE AND DISTRIBUTION OF ORAL MUCOSAL LESIONS ASSOCIATED WITH TABACCO USE IN PATIENTS VISITING A DENTAL SCHOOL IN AJMAN. 1 (46) 2019; 029-033.
Conference Presentation
  • SPEAKER: In Ajman International Dental Conference- Ajman University ( Perioral - Facial Aesthetics) - 13-14 /04/2017
  • SPEAKER: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Eduction, Ajman, Ministry of Health [Problems, Puzzles and Prospects in Dentistry today] - 24/03/2017
  • SPEAKER: in Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Eduction, Ajman (Ministry of Health), 19-20/03/2015
  • SPEAKER: In Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital (SKGH), Continuous Medical Eduction Department { Botox Injections and Its Uses in Facial Treatment }- 2014
  • SPEAKER: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Eduction, Ajman (Ministry of Health) - 23-24 /10/2014
  • SPEAKER: In Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital (SKGH), Continuous Medical Education Department [Oral Examination with Diagnosis of Systemic Diseases]- 2014
  • SPEAKER: In Libyan Annual International Dental Exhibition and Conference (LAIDEC), The Role of the Dentistsi in the Management of Dentofacial Neck Infection. Also Biphosphonates and Osteonecrosis (Complication in the Jaw) - 20-22/04/2013, Tripoli-Libya
  • SPEAKER: In FDI 2013, Istanbul 101st. Annual World Dental Congress. [ How Much Should the Dentist Know about Medical Conditions ], 28-31/08/2013, Istanbul-Turkey
  • SPEAKER: In AIPCE, Integrating Dental Health and Total Health (Dental Conference 13), 27/12/2013,UAE
  • SPEAKER: In Ibin Sins Continuing Medical Eduction, Ajman (Ministry of Health) - 20/10/2011
  • SPEAKER: In Advancing Excellence in Dental Care, College of Dentistry-Ajman University; Faculty of Dentistry-Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. 4&5/04/2010 Ajman University
  • SPEAKER: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Eduction, Ajman (Ministry of Health), 27/10/2010
  • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY-COURSE: In Ajman University (Modern Non-Surgical TMJ Treatment Course) - 29/09/2017
  • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY-COURSE: in Libyan Dental Association-Zawia, (Principles of Surgery Course)- 04/10/2013, Zawia-Libya
  • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY-COURSE: In Libyan Dental Association- Tripoli [Laser in the Dental Practice ], 23/11/2012, Tripoli-Libya
  • CONDUCTING TWO-DAY-COURSE: In Libyan Dental Association, Tripoli {Principles of Surgery Course }, 3&4/07/2012, Tripoli-Libya
  • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY-COURSE: In Al-Jamal Implantology Centre-Zawia, (Diagnosis and Treatment TMJ), 21/07/2010, Zawia-Libya
  • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY-COURSE: In Libyan Speciality Orthodontic and Dental centre Clinic- Benghazi, [ Diagnosis and Treatment TMJ ], 15/07/2010, Benghazi-Libya
  • • SPEAKER; In Benghazi Annual Dental Exhibition and Conference (BADEC), Benghazi-Libya 22-24 / 12 /2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: The Dental Solutions Company, Dubai (Digital Implant Solutions and Complications Management), 7 May 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: Global Education Development Centre, Dubai (Principles and Long-term Results of Hard Tissue Grafting with Autogenous Bone), fifth of May 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Diagnosis Dilemmas in Clinical Dentistry), 6 April 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Insights & Innovations in Dentistry). 1-2 March 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Dentistry- Practice, and Pitfalls & Prospects). 24th November 2017.
  • • PARTICIPANT; In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Challenging Clinical Cases in Dentistry), 5-6th October 2017.
  • • PARTICIPANT: One-DAY-SYMPOSIUM on Clinical Periodontics. College of Dentistry, Ajman University, 15th January 2019.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY WORKSHOP in Benghazi –Libya, pre-conference workshop, BADEC (The Clinical Use of BOTOX Injection in Dental Practice), Benghazi 21/ 12 / 2018.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY COURSE in Ajman University (Cross Infection and Fire Safety in the Dental Clinic), December 11, 2018. (Continuing Education Center).
  • • PARTICIPANT; Implant Direct International (Implant Dentistry 103-Making Breakthroughs), Las Vegas, August 3-4, 2018. (Course Attending).
  • • PARTICIPANT; Implant Direct International (Implant Restoration-Achieving Natural Esthetics). Las Vegas, July 27-28, 2018. (Course Attending)
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY WORKSHOP, in Ajman University (The Clinical Use of BOTOX Injection in Dental Practice), 9th November 2018
  • • CONDUCTING TWO-DAY-WORKSHOP, in Ajman University (Practical Fundamentals of Surgical Implant Workshop), 13 and 14 April 2018.
  • • Two-day-Seminar in Ajman University (Cranio-Mandibular Osteopathy), 20-21/09/2018.
  • • Conducting one-day-Course in Ajman University (Clinical Evaluation, Radio- graphical and Pathological Assessment of impacted wisdom teeth, plus Surgical Treatment), 28 /02/2018.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY COURSE in pull man hotel- Chirumed Education Services L.L.C, Dental Implantology Certificate Course, (Management of medical problems for Implant Patients), Dubai 17/01/2020 .
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY COURSE in Ajman University (MEDICAL EMERGENCY IN DENTAL CLINIC), Continuous Training Center-AU, 11/12/2019.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY COURSE in VOCO HOTEL-Chirumed Education Services L.L.C, Dental Implantology Certification Course, (Introduction to Anatomy & the basic knowledge about it) Dubai 20/09/2019.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY WORKSHOP in Ajman University (Toxin Injection in Dento-facial Aesthetics and Treatment – level 1), 27/09/2019.
  • • CONDUCTING TWO-DAY- WORKSHOP in Benghazi-Libya ( level 1 and level 2 The Clinical Use of Toxin Injection in Facial Region). 31/07 and 01/08/2019.
  • • PARTICIPANT: One-DAY-SYMPOSIUM on Clinical Periodontics. College of Dentistry, Ajman University, 15th January 2019.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY WORKSHOP in Benghazi –Libya, pre-conference workshop, BADEC (The Clinical Use of BOTOX Injection in Dental Practice), Benghazi 21/ 12 / 2018.
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY COURSE in Ajman University (Cross Infection and Fire Safety in the Dental Clinic), December 11, 2018. (Continuing Education Center).
  • • PARTICIPANT; Implant Direct International (Implant Dentistry 103-Making Breakthroughs), Las Vegas, August 3-4, 2018. (Course Attending).
  • • PARTICIPANT; Implant Direct International (Implant Restoration-Achieving Natural Esthetics). Las Vegas, July 27-28, 2018. (Course Attending)
  • • CONDUCTING ONE-DAY WORKSHOP, in Ajman University (The Clinical Use of BOTOX Injection in Dental Practice), 9th November 2018
  • • CONDUCTING TWO-DAY-WORKSHOP, in Ajman University (Practical Fundamentals of Surgical Implant Workshop), 13 and 14 April 2018.
  • • Two-day-Seminar in Ajman University (Cranio-Mandibular Osteopathy), 20-21/09/2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: One-Day-Course, BONE REGENERATION IN DAY-TO-DAY PRACTICE, -SUNSTAR-GUIDOR, Held on 22/11/2019 in Dubai-UAE.
  • • SPEAKER: in International Conference Pharmacy and Medicine (ICPM)- Ajman University, THE USE OF AN EXTRACTED TOOTH FOR GRAFTING, 19-21/11/2019-AU
  • • POSTER: In International Conference Pharmacy and Medicine (ICPM)- Ajman University, THE USE OF BOTOX IN GUMMY SMILE TREATMENT, 19-21/11/2019-AU.
  • • PARTICIPANT: CONTEMPORARY AND PREDICT WAYS OF AUGMENTATION FOR THE DAILY CLINICAL SUCCESS. SUNSTAR (GUIDOR),16 June 2019 in Frankfurt – Germany.
  • • SPEAKER: in Dental School- Benghazi- University, Continuous Education, (Clinical Perioral-Facial Aesthetics). 30/07/2019.
  • • PARTICIPANT: Les PRINTANIERES 2019 international Implantology congress, held at Global D,Lyon-France 27-29 of March 2019.
  • • SPEAKER; In Benghazi Annual Dental Exhibition and Conference (BADEC), PERIORAL FACIAL AESTHETICS, Benghazi-Libya 22-24 / 12 /2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: The Dental Solutions Company, Dubai (Digital Implant Solutions and Complications Management), 7 May 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: Global Education Development Centre, Dubai (Principles and Long-term Results of Hard Tissue Grafting with Autogenous Bone), fifth of May 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Diagnosis Dilemmas in Clinical Dentistry), 6 April 2018.
  • • PARTICIPANT: In Ibin Sina Continuing Medical Education, Ajman, Ministry of Health, (Insights & Innovations in Dentistry). 1-2 March 2018.
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • MASTER Certificate in Aesthetic Medicine, from The AMERICAN ACADEMY OF AESTHETIC MEDICINE [AAAM] - 2014, USA.
  • DIPLOMA Member of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (MOMS). From ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, GLASGOW-UK. (2007)
  • DIPLOMA CERTIFICATE IN iMPLANT. From The International Congress of Oral Implantologists [ ICOI]. USA, April 2003
  • FELLOWSHIP CERTIFICATE IN IMPLANT. From The International Congress of Oral Implantologists ( ICOI ), USA, December 2000
  • MASTER Certificate in Dental Laser. From THE ACADEMY OF LASER DENTISTRY, USA-January 1998
  • Visiting Professor, Examiner and Course Provider in Zawia University and Misrata University-LIBYA (2010 - 2014}
  • • Conference chairman on numerous occasions locally and international
  • • Honory participating guest in end of implant conference debate Lyon –France (2019).
  • • Active Board Member ( Member of the Constituent Body) in ARAB ACADEMY OF OROFACIAL PAIN AND DYSFUNCTION(AAOPD)..