Omar Ikram

Omar was born in Christchurch, New Zealand, and attained his bachelor of dental surgery degree from the University of Otago in 1997. After working in private practice in Christchurch, he moved to London where he worked in public, NHS and private dental practices, gaining extensive experience in endodontics, emergency and restorative dentistry. After completing his Fellowship for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, he began specialist training in Endodontology at King's College London. During the final year of specialist training his masters thesis entitled Micro-computed tomography of tooth tissue volume changes following root canal treatment and post space preparation was published in the International Endodontic Journal. He then moved to Sydney, Australia, where he established his private practice in Crows Nest called Specialist Endo Crows Nest. This focused on providing specialist dentistry for patients and educating dentists via in person courses and social media. The Facebook page for Specialist Endo Crows Nest - clinical hacks currently has 26,000 members. In 2019 he was inducted into the International College of Dentists, for his work with the global dental community. During 2021 he became a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard academy and co-developed Endoprep, a free smart phone app for dentists designed to improve worldwide standards in endodontics.

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