Faculty

Dr. Ashraf Abd-Elmeguid

Assistant Professor

Department of Dentistry

Division of Endodontics

About Me

After finishing his BDS and Masters of Dental sciences, Dr. Abd-Elmeguid started his PhD of Medical sciences and dentistry at the Univeristy of Alberta and was accepted to the advanced graduate studies in Endodontics at Goldman School of Dental medicine, Boston University. Immediately thereafter, he became a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists in Canada and a certified endodontist.

Qualifications

  • BDS (Hons), MDSc, CAGS (Endo), FRCD (C), PhD

Position & Discipline

  • Assistant professor
  • Endodontics
  • Head, Division of Endodontics

Professional Organizations

  • Member of the Alberta Society of Endodontists
  • Member of the Alberta Society of Dental Specialists
  • Fellow, The Royal College of Dentists in Canada
  • Member of the Alberta Dental Association and College
  • Member of the Canadian Dental Association (CDA)
  • Member of Boston University Goldman School of dental medicine alumni association.
  • Member of the Boston University Endodontic Alumni Association.
  • Member of Massachusetts Dental Society
  • Member of the University of Alberta Alumni Association.
  • Member of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics (CAE)
  • Member of the American Association of Endodontics. (AAE)
  • Member of the International Association of Dental Research. (IADR)
  • Member of the Canadian Association of Dental Research. (CADR)
  • Member of the Egyptian Association of Endodontics. (EAE)
  • Member of the Egyptian Dental Union

Training Opportunities

  • Dr. Mohamed Elsalhy: co-authored a research grant and a systematic review on teeth re-implantation in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Currently PhD student in the Department of Dentistry, U of Alberta.
  • Mr. Andrew Kim: Summer student 2011 and 2012 in Pulmonary Research group, Department of medicine, Faculty of medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta. Currently, Accepted as Dental Student University of Michigan, Michigan, USA.
  • Dr. Arwa Siyam: Part-time Research assistant 2009 and 2010 at the Pulp biology lab, Dentistry/Pharm Building, Department of Dentistry, University of Alberta. Currently, practicing endodontist, Toronto, Ontario Canada. Part –time endodontic instructor, University of Toronto.


Teaching

  • DDS 529-3: Endodontics
  • DDS 545-6: Endodontics
  • DDS 565-4: Endodontics



Research

  • Pulp Calcification in respAonse to trauma, inflammatory condition and dental material at the cellular and molecular levels.
  • Understanding the moleculo-cellular events of dental pulp inflammation and the development of new therapeutic measures.
  • Dento-alveolar trauma, emergency endodontics including assessment and diagnoses.
  • The regenerative pattern of soft and hard dental tissues and the use of bioactive molecules and dental materials in dental tissue regeneration.
  • Tissue Engineering in Endodontics.