Prof Jaafar Mouhyi, Morocco
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Dr. Jaafar Mouhyi earned his high school diploma in 1983 from Abou Al Abbas Sebti College in Marrakesh, Morocco. In pursuit of his passion for dentistry, he embarked on a transformative journey that took him across borders. He relocated to Belgium in 1984 and enrolled at the Free University of Brussels (ULB) Dental School.

In 1990, he achieved his DDS and began his career as an assistant clinical professor in general dentistry. Throughout his career, he actively participated in postgraduate residency programs, earning various notable qualifications:

  • Master in Biomedical Engineering (Laser Therapy) from the Flemish Free University of Brussels (VUB) in 1991.
  • Clinical Training Diploma in Oral Implantology from the Brånemark Clinic, Göteborg University in 1993.
  • Postgraduate Periodontology from ULB in 1994.
  • Postgraduate Laser Therapy from ULB in 1995.

In 1995, Dr. Mouhyi embarked on a groundbreaking PhD thesis as part of an International Research Collaboration program between the Free University of Brussels and Sahlgrenska Academy at Göteborg University. His thesis was directed by Prof. Lars Sennerby and Prof. Jack Walter Van Reck, and he successfully defended it in 1999.

Dr. Mouhyi's professional journey has been marked by significant roles and contributions, including:

  • Professor and Head of the Biomaterials Research Department at the International University of Agadir (Universiapolis), Agadir, Morocco.
  • Professor and Director of the Digital Innovation Program at Privat University of Fes, Morocco.
  • Faculty Member in the Dental XP Implant Externship Program at NYU School of Dentistry in New York, USA.
  • Serving as the President of the Union of Moroccan Dental Societies (UASOM) since 2012.
  • International Board Member of SENAME (South Europe, North African Middle East Implantology and Modern Dentistry Association).
  • President of the Digital Dentistry Society DDS from 2022 to 2023.
  • International Board Member of the Clean Implant Foundation in Germany.
  • Editorial Board Member and Reviewer for the Clinical Implant Dentistry & Related Research Journal.
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the African Dental Journal.
  • Reviewer for the "Digital Dentistry" section of the Journal of Dentistry.
  • Dental XP Expert.
  • Ambassador for "Slow Dentistry."

From 1994 to 2000, Dr. Mouhyi held the position of Head of the Department of Oral Rehabilitation & Implantology at St. Pierre University Hospital in Brussels, Belgium. He also served as the President of the Moroccan Society of Periodontology & Implantology (SMPI) from 2004 to 2005 and represented the Moroccan Society of Periodontology at the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) from 2002 to 2005.

For over two decades, from 1995 to 2016, Dr. Mouhyi dedicated his expertise as a researcher in the Department of Biomaterials & Handicap Research at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden.

He further expanded his global influence by serving as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Diagnosis Sciences at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA, from 2004 to 2013.

Since 2006, Dr. Mouhyi has been the Founder & Director of the Casablanca Oral Rehabilitation Training & Education Center in Casablanca, Morocco. He also held the position of Visiting Professor in Oral Surgery in the Postgraduate Implantology Program at Naples University, Italy, from 2014 to 2018.

Dr. Jaafar Mouhyi is renowned as an international lecturer, having delivered more than 300 lectures and courses in 35 countries. He has also authored numerous papers on topics spanning Biomaterials, Peri-implant Pathology, Platelet Concentrate Technologies (PRP, PRF, PRGF), Computerized Guided Implant Surgery, and Oral & Maxillofacial Implantology. His contributions have left an indelible mark on the field of dentistry worldwide.