Dr. Suresh Nayar

Associate Professor/Maxillofacial Prosthodontist

Department of Surgery

Division of Otolaryngology
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About Me

Dr. Suresh Nayar BDS, MDS, MFDSRCS, MRDRCS, MRDRCPS, FDS (Rest Dent) RCS, MPhil

Associate Professor, University of Alberta

Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, iRSM


 Dr Nayar was appointed as an Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta and a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist at the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM), Canada in July 2013.

Dr Nayar graduated from Government Dental College in Calicut in Kerala, India in 1993. After completion of post graduation degree (MDS) in Prosthodontics from Manipal University, India, he worked as a Prosthodontist in the Middle East before embarking on further specialist clinical training in the United Kingdom where he was awarded Specialty Memberships from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MRDRCS) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (MRDRCPS). He subsequently was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDSRCS). During his specialist clinical training, he also embarked on a Research Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree that was awarded in 2012.

He was a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and Oral rehabilitation and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer/Hon. Consultant in UK since 2009. 

In Canada, his clinical work includes restorative rehabilitation of patients with Head and Neck Oncology utilizing digital design and simulation.  His research work includes patient reported outcome measures and improving quality of life in head and neck cancer patients; methods to reduce the effects of radiotherapy to head and neck cancer patients; development of a digital impression technique among others. He chairs the “Oral and Dental Care clinical guideline review team” for the Provincial Head and Neck Tumour Team.   

He is the Hon. Web Editor of the European Prosthodontic Association since 2008 and has been the Hon Secretary of the British Society of Prosthodontics from 2009 -2012. He was an examiner for the Dental Membership exam (MJDF) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and for the Overseas Registration Examination (ORE) conducted by the General Dental Council (GDC) of the United Kingdom from  2007 - 2013.  He was also the Regional Advisor in Restorative Dentistry for Royal College of Surgeons of England from 2010 to 2013.  

Research Keywords

CBCT templates, digital design, digital technology, Dental Trauma, management, training, patient info, digital planning, reconstruction, implants, Implant Survival, loading rate, jaw reconstruction, QI, oral &dental health, head and neck cancer, radiation positioning stents, dosage reduction, Rapid prototyping, 3D printing, accuracy, fidelity, Surgical simulation, residency training, surgical simulator, nasal endoscopy skills, Top 10 treatment uncertainties in H&N cancer