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Dr. Mohammed Mustahsen Rahman

Dean - RAK College of Dental Sciences

Educational Qualification
  • Ph.D, Periodontology, 1989, Hacettepe University Ankara, Turkey
  • BDS, 1982, Liaquat Medical College Jamshoro, Pakistan 
  • Dean/ Prof. RAK Medical & Health Sciences University June, 2011till to date
  • Deputy Dean, Ajman University of Science & Technology form June 2003- June 2011.  
  • Associate Prof, Ajman University of Science & Technology form July 2004- June 2011.  
  • Assistant Prof. Ajman University of Science & Technology form Sep 2000- June 2011
  • Dental Specialist, Periodontist, King Fahd Specialist Hospital Saudi Arabia Jan 1995-Sept 2000
  • Assistant Prof. , de’Montmorency College of Dentistry, Pakistan July 1992- Jan 1995
  • Lecturer Dicle University, Turkey Feb 1991- April 1992
  • General Dental Practitioner, Punjab Health / WAPDA Medical Services Pakistan, July 1982 – Jan 1986
Courses Taught
  • Clinical & Preclinical Periodontics
  • Clinical Orientation
  • Four Handed Dentistry 
  • Infection Control
  • Treatment Planning & Seminars (PBL)
  • Ethics in Dental Practice 
  • Research Project,
  • Emergency Dental care 
  • Geriatric Dentistry


  • Tracing of Microbes in Prepared Cavity Following Different Minimally Invasive Caries Removal Protocols. The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice, Volume 24 , Issue 9 ( September, 2023. DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10024-3569 Md Sofiqul Islam , Zainab Riadh , Dina Thaer Abdulsalam Al-Ajeeli , Ashfaque Hossain , Vivek Padmanabhan, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • Exploring Periodontics specialty: A Vision for the Future (Opinion). Journal of Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Volume 5; Issue 2, 2023. Nada Tawfig Hashim, Muhammed, Mustahsen Rahman, Bakri Gobara, Gismalla
  • Effect of Photobiomodulation on the Depth of Local Anesthesia during Endodontic Treatment of Teeth with Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis; The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice; https://www.thejcdp.com/abstractArticleContentBrowse/JCDP/19/24/7/33396/abstractArticle/Article; 19 August 2023; Salma Musa Adam Abduljalil, Nada Tawfig Hashim Ahmed, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman, Ali Abdelrahman Marouf, Nancy Soliman Farghal, Bakri Gobara Gismalla
  • Inhibition of Silver Diamine Fluoride-induced Tooth Discoloration by Using Natural Antioxidant: In Vitro Study; The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice
  • https://www.thejcdp.com/abstractArticleContentBrowse/JCDP/19/24/5/33033/abstractArticle/Article; 07 July 2023; Md Sofiqul Islam, AC Smriti Aryal, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman, Maryam Fuad Abry, Noor Sayed Majed Salman, Zainab Mohamed Ahmed
  • Computer-aided design/computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) Technology in the undergraduate dental programs in the MENA Region. European Journal of Dental Education. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/eje.12930 16 June 2023. Md Sofiqul Islam, Ali Al-Fakhri, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • In Vitro Optical and Physical Stability of Resin Composite Materials with Different Filler Characteristics. Polymers 2023, 15, 2121. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym15092121 https://www.mdpi.com/2073-4360/15/9/2121  29 April 2023. Md Sofiqul Islam, Mohannad Nassar, Mohamed Ahmed Elsayed, Dania Burhan Jameel, Thana Tariq Ahmad and Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • The role of inflammasomes in periodontal disease and pathogenesis. Journal of Population Therapeutics & Clinical Pharmacology. https://www.jptcp.com/index.php/jptcp/article/view/1539/1684. 2 April 2023. Nada  Hashim, Rasha  Babiker, Riham  Mohammed, Mohammed  Mustahsen  Rehman, Bakri Gobara
  • Assessment Of The Levels Of Interleukin-4 In The Gingival Crevicular Fluid Of A Group Of Patients With Chronic Periodontitis And A Group Of Non-Periodontitis Subjects. Journal of Pharmaceutical Negative Results ¦ Volume 14 ¦ Special Issue 2 ¦ 2023. https://www.pnrjournal.com/index.php/home/article/view/6790 01 January 2023. Mohammed Mamoun Abdel Rahim, Nada Tawfig Hashim , Asim Elsadig Satti, Bakri Gobara Gismalla and Mohammed Mustahsen Rehman
  • Inhibition of Silver Diamine Fluoride-induced Tooth Discoloration by Using Natural Antioxidant: In Vitro Study. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry ISSN: 1939-5833; Volume 15, Number 4. https://www.rakmhsu.ac.ae/downloads/publications/Inhibition-of-Silver-Diammine-Fluoride-Induced-Tooth-Discoloration-A-Literature-Review.pdf November 2022. Md. Sofiqul Islam, Noor Sayed Majed Salman, Zainab Mohamed Ahmed, and Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • The effect of different finishing polishing protocols on stain absorption and color stability of resin composite restorations- American Journal of Dentistry (Q2) 2022;35(2):141-145. Md Sofiqul Islam, Adian Ahmed Aal-Fatlah, Noora Salah Alkhan, Smriti Aryal Ac, Alireza Sadr, Mohammed Mustahsen Rehman
  • The Blending Effect of Single-Shade Composite with Different Shades of         Conventional Resin Composites—An In Vitro Study. European Journal of Dentistry (Online) 2022.   Md Sofiqul Islam, Noorul Huda, Sankavi Mahendran, Smriti Aryal A.C., Mohannad Nassar, Mohammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • 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. Vivek Padmanabhan, Mustahsen Muhammed Rahman, Rayan Osama, , Roba Anas
  • 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. Padmanabhan, Vivek; Rahman, Mustahsen; Rahhal, Lama M Kamel; Mostafa, Omar Khaled A R Abo 
  • 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. Md. Sofiqul Islam, Zainab Riaz, Anam Waqar, Mohannad Nassar, Ashfaque Hossain, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • Prevalence of root caries among patients attending RAKCODS Hospital.  Journal of International Dental and Medical Research for issue 2020; volume 13 number 1. Md Sofiqul Islam, Hiba JI Abu Jarad, Dhabyeh Darwish, Mohannad Nassar, Smriti Aryal, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman
  • 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. Vivek Padmanabhan, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman, Shadan Fatima
  • Opinions of dental students toward tobacco cessation intervention in the United Arab Emirates. International Dental Journal, Volume 66, Issue 5 October 2016 (304–310).  Betul Rahman, Nuha Hawas and Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman  S          
  • Quality management in dental education. Journal of Dental Research and Review. June 2016 Volume 3 (2) 47-48. Mohammed Nadeem Bijle and Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman. N
  • 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.  Vladimir Kokovic, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman, Betul Rahman and Mustafa Tattan N
  • Correlation of  bone vascularityin the posterior mandibular and subsequent implant stability: A preliminary study. ICOI Implant Dentistry – Volume 23, Number 2, April 2014. Vladimir Kokovic, Elena Krsljak,  BilijanaMilicic, Milan Jurisic, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman and Christoph H.F. Hammerle
  • Assessing dental students’ knowledge of oral cancer in The United Arab Emirates. International Dental Journal 2013; 63: 80–84. Betul Rahman, Nuha Hawas, Muhammed Mustahsen Rahman, Ahmad Fayed Rabah and Sausan Al Kawas  
  • Oral Health Status of CHD and non-CHD Adults of  Lahore, Pakistan. Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology – January- March 2011, 15 (1): 51-54. Syed Akhtar Bokhari,  Ayyaz Ali Khan, Mohammad Abubaker, Mohammed Mustahsen urehman and  Mohammad Azhar. 
  • 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  Ali A. Razooki Al- Shekhli  and Mohamed Mustahsen ur Rehman. 
  • Apical Leakage of Three Different Obturation Techniques. J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 18 (01)  2009.  Hasanen H. Al-Khafagy,  Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman and Tahir Yousef Noorani
  • 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.  Betul  Ur Rehman,  Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman and Aysha yehdek
  • The Relationship of Caries with Oral Hygiene Status And Extra -Oral Risk Factors. J Ayub Medical College Abbottabad, Volume 20 (1) 2008. Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman, Noha Mahmood and  Betul  Ur Rehman 
  • Factors Affecting Patient's Satisfaction with the Care Provided by Dental Students. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 16 (03) 2007. Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman
  • Infection Control Measures and Occupational Hazards among the Dental Staff in UAE.  J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol. 16 (02)  2007. Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman and Quratulain Khalid Dar
  • Association between Periodontal Disease and Cardiovascular disease. Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 20 (3) 2004.  Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman,and  Reem Ismael  
  • Use of Laser in Periodontal Therapy. J. Pakistan Dental Association, Vol.12 (4) 2004.  Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman and  Nadia Mansour
  • The effect of Hyperthyroidism on Periodontal and Dental  Status in Humans, Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal. Vol 20 (1) Page 22- 26, 2000. Betul Ur Rehman Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman,  Khalil kaya and Beyza Kaya 
  • Use of Connective Tissue Autograft in the Treatment of  Gingival Recession. Journal College of Physicians and  Surgeons Pakistan. Vol 5 (6) Page261 - 266, 1995. Betul Urrehman , Kenan Eratalay , Mohammed Mustahsen Ur Rehman  and Dilek Sengun.
  • The Effect of Cigarette Smoking on  Human  Gingival Tissues, Journal  of the Pakistan Medical Association. Vol. 44 (9)  Page 210 – 212, 1994.  Betul Urrehman , Mohammed Mustahsen Ur Rehman and Adnan Arslan  
  • 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. Mohammed   Mustahse  Ur Rehman , Betul Ur Rehman and Izzet Yavuz.
  • Periodontal Health Parameters in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure and Renal Transplants Receiving Immunosuppressive Therapy, Journal Nihon University School of Dentistry (Journal of Oral Sciences) ,  Vol  34, No 4 1992.  Mohammed Mustahsen Ur Rehman, Feriha Caglayan and Betul  Ur Rehman 
  • Immuno Suppression Therapy induced Gingival Hyperplasia, Journal of Pakistan Dental Association Karachi. Vol 6 (3), 1992. Mohamme Mustahsen Ur Rehman, Feriha Caglayan and Betul  Ur Rehman 
  • Use of Connective Tissue Autograft after the Excision of Papilloma, Dicle University Dental Faculty Journal. Vol. 2 (1) 1991.  Betul Urrehman , Beyza Kaya, Adem Arslan  and  Mohammed Mustahsen Ur Rehman 
  • Dental status of chronic renal failure patients, Pakistan Oral and Dental Journal. Vol. 10 (2), 1990.  Mohammed  Mustahsen Ur Rehman and Betul Ur Rehman
  • Book Chapter: Evaluating the Effect of Clinical Application of Diode Laser (810 nm) in the Treatment of Dentine Hypersensitivity Nada Tawfig Hashim , Mohammed Mustahsen Rehman and Bakri Gobara Gismalla  DOI: 10.9734/bpi/pramr/v9/9404
  • Book Chapter: Covid- 19 Global Pandemic and Challenges Publication Year: October 2023 MRP: INR 699, The Impact of COVID-19 on Dental Setting, pp 117-133. Nada Tawfig Hashim, Mohammed Mustahsen Rehman Vivek Padmanabhan, Bakri Gobara Gismalla
  • The Middle East Education Leadership Award   BEST PROFESSOR IN DENTAL SCIENCES by Asian Confederation of Businesses with CMO Asia as its Strategic Partner, 2016
  • World Medical Council, MEDI BIZ TV, Life Time Achievement Awards, 2014
  • Special Award and Honor of recognition on Exemplary Achievement in the Field of Dentistry and leading dental specialist, from Gulf Medical University, 2013 
  • Awarded Honorary Fellowship, Academy of Dentistry International, 2012
  • Awarded Honorary Fellowship, Academy of Dentistry International 2007