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Ahmad Alkhazaleh, B.D.S., M.S.

  • Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry


Dr. Alkhazaleh received his BDS from Jordan University of Science and Technology in Jordan in 2016 and certificate and M.S. degree in Operative Dentistry from the University of Iowa in 2022. Dr. Alkhazaleh joined the Restorative Dentistry Department at Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in July 2022.

Education and training

  • Degrees

    • B.D.S., 2016, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
    • MSc, 2022, University of Iowa
  • Internship

    • Internship program for general dentists - Jordanian Ministry of Health - 2016-2017
  • Residency

    • Residency in Operative Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, 2019-2022
  • Certifications

    • Certificate in Operative Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics, 2019-2022

Memberships and associations:

  • Academy of Operative Dentistry (AOD)
  • Membership by examination - Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, MFD(RCSI)
  • American Academy of Cariology (AAC) - 2022
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
  • Oregon Dental Association
  • The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR)/International Association for Dental Research

Areas of interest

  • Conservative Dentistry
  • Esthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Oral and Dental Rehabilitation
  • Dental Education

Honors and awards

  • Carl Svare Post-doctoral Research Award for outstanding research in the field of dental materials including biomaterials, University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics 2022
  • ADEA Faculty of Color Tuition Scholarship for Professional Development: ADEA Summer Program for Emerging Academic Leaders 2023


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Selected publications

  • 1. A Alkhazaleh, A Tsujimoto; Management of Multifactorial Stained Enamel Defects on Anterior Dentition Using a Combination Treatment of Whitening, Microabrasion, Resin Infiltration and Resin-based Composite Restoration. Oper Dent 2023
  • 2. Alkhazaleh A, Elfagih S, Chakka LRJ, Armstrong SR, Comnick CL, Qian F, Salem AK, Guymon CA, Haes AJ, Vidal CMP. Development of Proanthocyanidin-Loaded Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Improving Dental Adhesion. Mol Pharm. 2022 Dec 5;19(12):4675-4684
  • 3. Hudieb, Malik PhD; Haddad, Adeeb MSc; Bakeer, Mohammad BDS; Alkhazaaleh, Ahmad BDS; AlKhader, Mustafa PhD; Taani, Dafi PhD; Kasugai, Shohei PhD || Influence of Age on Calvarial Critical Size Defect Dimensions, Journal of Craniofacial Surgery: April 15, 2021 - Volume - Issue - doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000007690.
  • 4. Ahmad Alkhazaleh, BDS, MSc; Akimasa Tsujimoto, BDS, PhD, FIADFE “Conservative Esthetic Management of White Spot Fluorosis Lesions: A Case Report.” Oral Health Group, 12 Sept. 2022, 
  • 5. Thesis: Alkhazaleh, A. Mechanical and chemical analysis of experimental adhesive containing drug-loaded mesoporous silica nanoparticles.


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