Dr Arjumand Akhtar – Implantologist, Fellowship in Orofacial Pain, TMD & Sleep Medicine- graduated from Mumbai’s famed Government Dental College in 1991. Following which, she honed her skills while practicing in Pune for 3 years. At this juncture, she emigrated to the UAE and has been working in a private dental clinic for a mammoth 26 years.
During this time, Dr Arjumand has striven to achieve her ultimate goal of becoming the preeminent Implantologist in the region. In 2012, she joined the Implant Dentistry Study Consortium (affiliated to Temple University, USA) and underwent a rigorous training program in Implantology. The programme gave her the opportunity to gain extensive hands on education in implant dentistry. Incrementally, she pursued highly specialized courses and programs to further enhance her considerable skill.
Dr. Arjumand has also completed her Fellowship in Orofacial Pain (OFP), Temperomandibular Disorder (TMD) & Sleep Medicine. She has been very succesful in alleviating TMD pain for her patients and her anti- snoring appliance therapy for Sleep Apnea patients has been a resounding success.
Dr Arjumand has been the recipient of copious International recognition, including the much sought after Fellowship of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. Furthermore, in recognition of her colossal stature, clinical prowess and academic brilliance, she was conferred their highest honor, the Diplomate of the International Congress of Implantologists, in 2014.
Additionally, in 2015, she was made a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, USA. Impressively, fellowship to the College is extended by invitation only after a judicious peer review process leading to the recognition of the individual’s outstanding professional achievement, meritorious service and dedication to the continued progress of dentistry for the benefit of humankind.
Perhaps most importantly, issues closest to Dr Arjumand’s heart are philanthropy and giving back to the community. To this end, she has actively conducted lectures and training of young doctors desirous of becoming implantologists in Dubai. Further, she was chosen to be a medical volunteer for Operation Smile; an international children’s medical charity that provides free surgical treatment for patients suffering from facial deformities. In recognition of her service to society, she was awarded the prestigious title of Ambassador of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She was bestowed this honor for her sterling contribution to the field of implantology.The International Congress of Oral Implantologists is not only the world’s largest dental implant organization, but also the world’s largest provider of continuing dental education. As such, Dr Arjumand’s latest achievement truly marks her ascent to the pinnacle of her profession.
Dr Arjumand gave a Facebook Live talk on Dental Implants.