DR. LATFIYA AL-HARTHI

Consultant in Periodontics since 2013
Military Dental Centre
Infection Control Team leader since 2015
Military Dental Centre
Co-investigator in the multi-national research project on the Prevalence of Tooth
Wear and Associated Factors in Arab Populations

Education
2013 Membership Royal Australasian College of Dental surgeons

(Periodontics), Australia

2012 Doctorate of clinical dentistry, discipline of Periodontics

The University of Otago, New Zealand
2006 Member Fellowship in Dental Surgery(MFDS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow

1995-2000 Bachelor of Dental Surgery

University College Cork-National University of Ireland

Qualification
2016 Certified trainer of the Swiss dental academy
2013 Membership in Periodontics

The Royal Australasian College of Dental surgeons
Sydney, Australia

2012 Doctorate of clinical dentistry, discipline of Periodontics

The University of Otago, New Zealand
A Research component
A- Clinical research and practice

2006 Member Fellowship in Dental Surgery (MFDS)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow

1995-2000 Bachelor of Dental Surgery

University College Cork-National University of Ireland
2ndclass honour Restorative dentistry
2nd class honour oral surgery/Oral medicine

Awards
1998 Pierre Fauchard Academy Award
Undergraduate certificate of Merit for
Outstanding academic achievement in dentistry
1999 Selected for the Crest Undergraduate Award

Achieved 2nd Place

2006 Best employee award
Armed forces medical services
Royal Army of Oman

2012 Ivoclair vivadent award for clinical excellence

The University of Otago
New Zealand

Publications
1. Periodontitis among adult populations in the Arab World, IDJ, vol 63, issue 1,
2013.
2. The impact of periodontitis on Oral-Health-Related Quality of Life: Review of
evidence from observational studies, ADJ, vol 58, issue 3, 2013.
3. Periodontal disease in an adult population from Oman, JOP, vol 58, issue 5,
2014.
4. Testing The Arabic Short-form versions of the Parental-Caregivers
Perceptions Questionnaire and the Family Impact Scale, Saudi Dent J, vol 28,
issue 1,2016.
5. Dental Age Estimation of Omani children using Demirjian’s Method, Saudi
Dent J, 2017, In press.
Most recent Presentations in Conferences
1. Prognostication in periodontics, July 2011, Hunter Centre, Dunedin, New
Zealand.
2. To be or not to be extracted, May 2012, Otago Museum, Dunedin, New
Zealand.
3. The impact of periodontitis on Oral-Health-Related Quality of Life among
Omani teachers, August 2012, Otago Museum, Dunedin, New Zealand.
4. The illusion of case definitions in periodontics, Euro-perio 7, Vienna, Austria.
5. Oral health status of an adult group from Oman, Oman International dental
conference, February 2013, Muscat, Oman.
6. The art of changing patient behaviour, November 2013, Military dental centre,
Muscat, Oman.
7. Integrated treatment planning in Periodontics and Implant dentistry, April
2014, first military dental conference, Oman.

8. Non-surgical periodontal therapy “secrets of success”, January 2015, Military
Dental Center, Oman.
9. Oral health status of an Omani group, February 2015, AEEDC, Dubai, UAE.
10. Management of trauma to the periodontal tissues, February 2015, Dental
traumatology day, Oman Paediatric dental club, Oman.
11. Clinical scenarios of periodontal diseases, Oman’s first dental symposium,
March 2015, ODC, Oman.
12. Amelogenesis imperfecta, Towards a happy childhood symposium, Oman’s
first dental symposium, October 2015, ODC, Oman.
13. Amelogenesis imperfecta (A short story), Oman’s dental student’s second
symposium, March 2016, College of tourism, Oman.
14. Periodontal disease and diabetes, a two-way relationship, 1
st
International
Diabetes Conference, November 2016, Millenium Hotel, Musannah, Oman.

Workshops (Hands-On)
1. Basic dental hygiene workshop, June 2013, Military Dental Centre, Oman.
2. Towards quality care in the hygiene clinic, May 2014, Military Dental Centre,
Oman.
3. GBT, the game changer in Periodontal and implant maintenance, September
2017, Salalah, Oman.
4. Maintenance of Periodontal and Peri-implant cases, March 2018, MDC,
Muscat, Oman.