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Dr. Mohammed Mustahsen Rahman

Dean - RAK College of Dental Sciences

Educational Qualification
  • PhD (1989) Periodontology, Hacettepe University  Ankara, Turkey
  • BDS. (1982) Sindh University Pakistan.
  • Fellowship (Honorary): (2007), Academy of Dentistry International
  • Elected  Fellowship ( 2012)  Pierre Fauchard Academy International Honor Dental Organization
Professional Career
  • Dean/ Professor, RAKCODS Medical & Health Sciences University June 2011, till to date
  • Deputy Dean/ Associate/ Assistant Prof.  Ajman University  of Science & Technology, Sept 2000 till June 2011
  • Specialist Periodontist, King Fahd Specialist Hospital Saudi Arabia, Jan 1995 till Sept 2000
  • Assistant Prof. de'Montmorency College of Dentistry, Pakistan, July 1992 till Jan 1995
  • Lecturer, Dicle University,Turkey Feb1991-April 1992
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards
  • The Blending Effect of Single-Shade Composite with Different Shades of  Conventional Resin Composites—An In Vitro Study. European Journal of Dentistry (Online) 2022.
  • Molar Incisor Hypomineralization Prevalence in Arab Children in UAE and its Association with Risk Factors- A Cross Sectional Study International Journal of Dental and Medical Research.  Vol. 13 Number 3 -2021 Pages1100-1106.
  • Prevalence of Tooth Agenesis in Patients Visiting a Dental College in UAE- A Retrospective Study. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research Vol.13 Number 4 -2020 Pages1467-1472.
  • The Effect of Cranberry, Strawberry and Blueberry Juices on the Viability of Cariogenic Bacteria: An in Vitro Study. JIDMR-2020-Vol.13–No.2 Pages 436-441
  • Prevalence of root caries among patients attending RAKCODS Hospital. Journal of International Dental and Medical Research for issue 2020; volume 13,  number 1
  • Prevalence of eating disorders in dental students of a young university in UAE. International Journal of Science and Research, Volume 7 Issue 4, April 2018, ISSN (Online): 2319-7064.
  • Opinions of dental students toward tobacco cessation intervention in the United Arab Emirates. International Dental Journal 2016
  • Quality management in dental education. Journal of Dental Research and Review. June 2016 Volume 3 (2) 47-48.
  • Assessment of Implant stability of Two- piece Zirconium Dioxide Implant using the Resonance Frequency Analysis; A pilot study. International Journal of Experimental Dental Sciences, July- December 2015; 4 (2) 87-94.
  • Correlation of bone vascularity n the posterior mandibular and subsequent implant stability: A preliminary study. ICOI Implant Dentistry – Volume 23, Number 2, April 2014.
  • Assessing dental students’ knowledge of oral cancer in The United Arab Emirates. International Dental Journal 2013; 63: 80–84.
  • Oral Health Status of CHD and non-CHD Adults of Lahore, Pakistan. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology – Jan- March 2011, 15 (1): 51-54.
  • Microleakage in Class V Nanofilled Composite compared With Traditional Hybrid and Flowable Composite Restorations; An in vitro study. Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal, Volume 30 (1) June, 2010
  • Apical Leakage of Three Different Obturation Techniques. J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 18 (01) 2009.
  • Relationship between Maternal Periodontal Disease and Preterm Birth/ Low Birth Weight: A Pilot study from United Arab Emirates. J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 17 (04) 2008.
  • The Relationship of Caries with Oral Hygiene Status And Extra -Oral Risk Factors. J Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, Volume 20 (1) 2008.
  • Factors Affecting Patient's Satisfaction with the Care Provided by Dental Students. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 16 (03) 2007.
  • Infection Control Measures and Occupational Hazards among the Dental Staff in UAE.  J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 16 (02)  2007.
  • Association between Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular disease. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 20 (3) 2004.
  • Use of Laser in Periodontal Therapy. J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol.12 (4) 2004.
  • The effect of Hyperthyroidism on Periodontal and Dental  Status in Humans, Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal. Vol 20 (1) Page 22- 26, 2000.
  • Use of Connective Tissue Autograft in the Treatment of  Gingival Recession. Journal College of Physicians and  Surgeons Pakistan. Vol 5 (6) Page261 - 266, 1995. 
  • The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on  Human  Gingival Tissues, Journal  of the Pakistan Medical Association. Vol. 44 (9)  Page 210 – 212, 1994.
  • The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on the Oral Hygiene, Periodontal & Dental Status in Human , Pakistan Oral  and  Dental Journal. Vol.14 (1) Page 32-39, 1994.
  • Periodontal Health Parameters in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure and Renal Transplants Receiving Immunosuppressive Therapy, Journal Nihon University School of Dentistry, Vol  34, No 4 1992.
  • Immuno Suppression Therapy induced Gingival Hyperplasia, Journal of Pakistan Dental Association Karachi. Vol 6 (3), 1992.
  • Use of Connective Tissue Autograft after the Excision of Papilloma, Dicle University Dental Faculty Journal. Vol. 2 (1) 1991
Area of interest:
Administrative responsibilities
  • Prevalence and prevention of dental and periodontal diseases
  • Relationship between periodontal diseases and systemic conditions
Awards and Honors:
  • The Middle East Education Leadership Awards  BEST PROFESSOR IN DENTAL SCIENCES in October 2016
  • World Medical Council, MEDI BIZ TV, Life Time Achievement Awards for Services, 2014
  • SIP Education Excellence Award; Promotion of education in Pakistan & UAE, 2013
  • Special Award and Honor in Recognition of Exemplary Achievement in the Field of Dentistry, Gulf  Medical University UAE , 2013
  • Certificate of Appreciation, for valuable contribution in the preparation for the faculty accreditation process & Ajman University of Science &Technology, year 2001-2002
Conferences/Workshops / Society Membership 
  • Present papers in national and international conferences
  • Organizer and chairperson of Conferences/Workshops
  • Participated in scientific, faculty developments and training workshops 
  • Member Advisory Board, International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Research. 
  • Member of editorial board "International Journal of Experimental Dental Science" Print and Online
  • Member of editorial board "Nessa Journal Oral Care and Dentistry" 
  • Member of periodontal and other societies