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Dr. Jaafar Abduo, BDS  DClinDent  PhD  MRACDS (Pros)

Dr. Jaafar Abduo, BDS DClinDent PhD MRACDS (Pros)
Senior Lecturer (Prosthodontics)
Melbourne Dental School
Melbourne University

Biography :

• Senior lecturer (level C) in prosthodontics since 29th January 2013 (present appointment), Melbourne Dental School, Melbourne University, Victoria • Associate Professor (Level C) in prosthodontics: January 2011 – January 2013, School of Dentistry, University of Western Australia, WA • Specialist prosthodontist in private practice: January 2011 – December 2012, West Perth, WA • Supervisory staff in the New Zealand bridging course: November 2008 – December 2010. Dental Council of New Zealand, New Zealand • Postgraduate prosthodontics trainee: January 2008 – December 2010, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, New Zealand • Senior dental officer and clinic manager: November 2005 – January 2008, Hunter – New England Area Health Service, NSW • Private dental practitioner: January 2005 – August 2007, NSW

Research Interest :

• Effect of using coded healing abutments on treatment duration and clinical outcome: a randomized controlled clinical study • The influence of a novel implant framework design on mechanical durability of acrylic veneer • Accuracy of different dental model fabrication methods: comparison of conventional and digital fabrication techniques • Implications of implant framework misfit • Accuracy of intraoral scanners • Failure, deterioration pattern and influencing factors of ceramic onlays • Geometrical effect of digital tooth modifications • Fracture resistance of single implant metal and ceramic restorations • Fracture resistance of full contour implant zirconia crowns • Evaluation of new hybrid implant prosthesis concept • Evaluation of different implant impressions accuracy • Effect of lateral occlusion scheme on peri-implant stresses • An evaluation of the crown-to-root ratio of crowned abutment • Comparison between dental implant and natural tooth: a finite element model evaluation