Dr. Al-Baghdadi is a dentist with a specific interest in oral implantology and surgery. He has been studying and practicing general dentistry and oral surgery for almost 20 years on three different continents. He is dedicated to sharing his skills and expertise to serve patients in need and finds it rewarding to optimize their oral healthcare and improve their quality of life.
Dr. Al-Baghdadi earned his first dental BDS degree from the University of Baghdad. He then pursued advanced surgical training and earned a Master of Science (MS) degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the same university. To further advance his knowledge, he attended Newcastle University in the United Kingdom and earned a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in dental sciences.
Afterward, Dr. Al-Baghdadi moved to the United States and briefly lived and worked in Arizona. He then enrolled in the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, where he graduated with honors as the first in his program and earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. During his studies, he received several awards in oral surgery and dentistry. To further enhance his training and education in oral surgery, Dr. Al-Baghdadi completed a 1-year surgical training program at the Geisinger Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Internship Program in Pennsylvania. He has now returned to Arizona and is currently part of the Jacksonville University Comprehensive Oral Implantology Residency Program at Brighter Way Dental Center.
Dr. Al-Baghdadi is actively involved in research and teaching roles. He has multiple publications and has attended several national and international conferences. He is a member of the Omicron Kappa Epsilon national dental honor society and is also a member of multiple organizations, including the American Dental Association, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and recently joined the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, among others.
On a personal note, Dr. Al-Baghdadi is married and has two little kids. He enjoys spending time with his family, traveling, and experiencing different cultures. He is fluent in both English and Arabic.