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Dr. Ibrahim Duqum

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Dr. Ibrahim Duqum is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at UNC School of Dentistry. He completed his BDS degree in dentistry from the School of Dentistry at the University of Jordan in 1997. After graduation he worked as a general dentist in Jordan for 7 years, 5 of them as a military dentist in the Royal Medical Services (RMS). He Joined the UNC graduate Prosthodontics program in 2005 and received his certificate and M.S. degree in Prosthodontics in June, 2008. His thesis was entitled "A comparative study on the effect of Beta 1 and Beta 3 Integrin subunits on Osteoblast implant interactions".

He Joined the UNC department of Prosthodontics in July, 2008 as a Clinical Assistant Professor. He is board eligible of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, The American Education, Dental Association, and the North Carolina division of the American Academy of Dental Research.

His teaching responsibilities at UNC include didactic, pre-clinical and clinical Fixed, Removable, and Implant Prosthodontics. He is the course director for the preclinical Fixed Prosthodontics single unit restoration course (Dent 204) since 2009. Dr. Duqum is actively involved in patient care at UNC Dental faculty practice and is a member of UNC dental implant team. His clinical interests include oral rehabilitation of complex cases with fixed, removable, and implant supported prostheses. Dr. Duqum is the course director for the provisional restoration fabrication workshop at UNC. He also lectures locally and nationally on all aspects of prosthodontic care.