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Dr. Nada Tawfig Hashim

Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification

PhD (2013)Periodontology, BDS, MSc, HLD

Professional Career
  • Assistant Professor, RAKCODS; RAK Medical & Health Sciences University.
  • Associate Professor of periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Khartoum. Sudan.
  • Head of the Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Khartoum.
  • Founder of Dental Assistant and Hygienist Diploma, College of Developmental and Technology, University of Khartoum.
  • Head of the examination committee, (SMSB).
  • Convener of the Dental Section, Sudan Medical Council.
  • Assistant Professor, Laser Institute, Sudan University of Science and Technology.
  • Senior Consultant, Khartoum North dental hospital. Sudan.
  • Dental Specialist /Periodontist, Khartoum North Dental Hospital. Sudan.
Achievements/ Research Interests/Publications/Awards
  • Nada Tawfig,  Ibrahim Ghandour. Periodontal health of mentally retarded children: In Khartoum state. . VDM Verlag Dr. Müller (August 10, 2010).
  • I Elkarim, N M Sanhouri, N T Hashim, H M Ziada. Community Dent Health. 2007 Sep;24(3):176-80.
  • Dental erosion among 12-14-year-old school children in Khartoum: a pilot study. 
  • NT Hashim, B Gobara, I Ghandour. Periodontal Health Status of a Group of (Non-Institutionalized) Mentally Disabled Children in Khartoum State. J Oral Health Comm Dent 2012; 6 (1):10-13.
  • Safa K Abdelsalam, Nada T Hashim, Emitithal M Elsalamabi, Bakri G Gismalla. Periodontal status of rheumatoid arthritis patients in khartoum state. BMC Res Notes. 2011; 4: 460.
  • Hashim, N.T., Gasmalla, B.G., Sabahelkheir, A.H. et al. Effect of the clinical application of the diode laser (810 nm) in the treatment of dentine hypersensitivity. BMC Res Notes (2014); 7, 31.
  • Al-Shiekh L, Muhammed MED, Muhammed AER, El-Huda MA, Hashim NT (2015) Evaluation of dental students' oral hygiene attitude and behavior using HU-DBI in Sudan. Science Postprint 1(2): e00040. 
  • Hassan F, Tawfig N, Gobara B (2015) Gingival Overgrowth in Subjects under Immunosuppressive Regimens Based on Tacrolimus or Combination of Tacrolimus and Amlodipine. Dentistry 5: 331.
  • Hashim N.T., Linden G.J., Ibrahim M.E., Gismalla B.G., Lundy F.T., Hughes F.J. Replication of the association of GLT6D1 with aggressive periodontitis in a Sudanese population. J Clin Periodontol. 2015; 42:319-324.
  • Zahraa Mohamed Nasreldin, E. Awooda, N. Hashim. Microscopic Differences in Cementum Structure and Mineral Composition of Teeth Extracted from Patients with Gingivitis, Chronic Periodontitis and Aggressive Periodontitis. A Preliminary Comparative Study, Published 11 October 2016. International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research.
  • Gamel EB, Hashim NT, Satti A, Gismalla BG. Salivary TNFα levels in groups of subjects with rheumatoid arthritis and chronic periodontitis. BMC Res Notes. 2017 Jan 7;10(1):34.
  • Hassan M, Hashim N. Assessment of Risk Indicators of Peri-implant Diseases Among a Group of Sudanese Subjects Attending Khartoum Dental Teaching Hospital: A Hospital Based Cross-sectional Study. Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry 2017.
  • N.T. Hashim, G.J. Linden, L. Winning, M.E. Ibrahim, B.G. Gismalla, F.T. Lundy, I.A. El Karim. Putative periodontal pathogens in the subgingival plaque of Sudanese subjects with aggressive periodontitis. Archives of Oral Biology (2017); 81: 97-102.
  • Abdelrahman Magzoub, Abubaker Mohamed, Nada Tawfig, International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research 2018, The Use of Subepithelial Connective Tissue Graft for Treatment of Gingival Recession in a Snuff Dipping User (A Case Report). International Journal of Dental Sciences and Research, 2018, Vol. 6, No. 3, 53-56.
  • Basheer Omer , Asim Satti , Bakri Gismalla and Nada Hashim. African Journal of Dentistry 2018, The effect of local application of hyaluronan gel as an adjunctive to scaling and root planing in chronic periodontitis patients. 6 (5): 163-170.
  • Hisham Kamal Mohame, Hasaan Gasim Mohamed, Asim Alsadig Satti, Bakri Gobara Gismalla, and Nada Tawfg Hashim. Assessment of Salivary Matrix Metalloproteinase-8 level among cigarette smokers with and without chronic periodontitis (A Comparative Study). JSM Dent 2018; 6(3): 2-7
  • Saad Y, Satti A, Hashim N. Evaluation of oral health related quality of life in a group of patients with aggressive periodontitis and a group of healthy subjects. International journal of Dentistry and oral health. 2020, 6(2). 40-47.
  • A book - chapter: Oral Microbiology in Periodontal Health and Disease. Nada Tawfig Hashim/intechopen2018,33-52.
  • Maria Hassan, Nada Tawfig, Esraa Bakri, Hasaan Miligy, Sahar Jamal, Alaa Osama, Badria Borai, Esam Abd Algader, Yousra Gamal. Exploring research opportunities and challenges facing dental students in Khartoum state. Journal of Dental Research and Review 2020; 7 :105-114.
  • Hashim NT. Use of Antibiotics Versus Probiotics in Periodontitis Therapy. Ann Dent Oral Health. 2020; 3(1): 1019.
  • A book chapter entitled (Microbiome Augmented Therapeutic Interventions for a Healthy Oral System in book Reference Module in Food Science published by Elsevier publisher in February 2021.  
  • KHEIR, E., & HASHIM, N. (2020). Dental practice during Covid-19: Risks and measures. International Arab Journal of Dentistry (IAJD), 11(2). 
  • Nada Tawfig Hashim, Linda Mohamed Ali Saleh, Azza Tagelsir Ahmed and Sara Faisal Elbadri.Perception and attitude of Sudanese dentist about COVID-19. African Journal of Oral Health Sciences (2021); 8(20): 10-20.

Research grant support

A proposal entitled Investigating a link between dental and chronic systemic diseases among Sudanese adults, granted from the Ministry of higher education and scientific research/Sudan on 24/December 2018.

Role: principal investigator

  • IADR Cape Town (South Africa) (28 June 2014).
  • (IIADR), (Khartoum- Sudan), February 2011.
  • (IADR), (Helsinki -Finlanda), September 2012.
  • Workshop on development of an OSCE station EDC of Sudanese medical Specialization board (2016).
  • Workshop on Clinical Leadership and Change Management. University of Leeds (2016).
  • Workshop in advanced research methods and biostatistics in EDC. Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum (2016).
  • Bioinformatics course, Institute of Endemic Disease, University of Khartoum (2010).