Name and Position

Mr Mojtaba Dorri
Restorative Dentistry

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 288084


Department: Oral Health

Honorary Associate Professor and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry

Secretary: Lisa Micallef (

Specialities: Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics, Endodontics, Periodontology and Implantology)

Special Clinical Interests: Oral rehabilitation of patients with Head and Neck cancer, Severe Developmental dental anomalies (e.g. Cleft lip and palate, Ectodermal dysplasia, Severe hypodontia), and severe facial trauma involving teeth, facial bones and/or soft tissue.

Research Interests: Evidence based Dentistry, Minimally invasive dentistry, Implantology, Soft and hard tissue regeneration, Remote anchorage (e.g. Zygomatic and pterygoid implants).

Universities and Degrees: DDS, MSc (UCL), PhD (UCL), FHEA, Cons Sed (UoB), FDS (Rest Dent) RCSE

GMC Number: 176088

Professional Profile: Mojtaba Dorri is an Associate Professor and Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Endodontics, Prosthodontics, periodontology, and implantology). He is active in teaching, research, and clinical practice.

His research is nationally and internationally recognized. He has over 90 publications (including Cochrane Reviews, articles in high-impact journals, Cochrane Clinical Answers, Joanna Briggs Institute guidance, book chapter, and commentary). He has received several prestigious grants, including MRC CiC, NIHR RCF and Above & Beyond. He has collaborated as an associate editor and lead author with prominent research organizations, including the Cochrane Collaboration and the Joanna Briggs Institute (Australia). He has developed innovative clinical techniques and devices. He recently developed a novel patient shield (NoPaS) that allows performing aerosol-generating procedures with no risk of virus transmission and has recently been patented.

He has led and taught several undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and run workshops and seminars attended by general dental practitioners and specialists, on different subjects, including Restorative Dentistry, Periodontology, implantology, and evidence-based Dentistry. He has researched and published on the use of new technology, including AI, VR, and AR, in medical and dental education and has introduced new technology in his teaching.