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Department of Periodontics


We provide basic and advanced education for under and postgraduate dentistry students. The TUMS Periodontics Residency Program is a three-year, full-time specialty-training program. It is designed to provide an advanced level of education and clinical experiences in Periodontology for highly qualified graduate dentists who are interested in a specialty career.

Department Activities

Scientific activities of the department of periodontics:

  • Holding the department monthly meetings to inform educational and research problems
  • Holding research methodology workshops for the scientific members
  • Holding article writing workshops for the scientific members
  • Daily Case presentation classes
  • Offering research proposals common to other departments
  • Articles and book publishing
  • Participating in internal and international seminars
  • Participating in Periodontology annual congress
  • Participating in different health councils
  • Judgment of specific dental crimes in medical council and Tehran court.
  • Participating in journal of dentistry of TUMS
  • Board membership
  • Holding retraining workshops for dentists


Faculty Members


Dr. Afshin Khorsand, DDS, M.Sc.


E-mail:  khorsand@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Siamak Yaghobee, DDS, M.Sc.

Vice-Head for Educational Affairs

E-mail: yaghobee@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Hourieh Asl Roosta, DDS, M.Sc.

Vice-Head for Research

E-mail: h-aslroosta@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Solmaz Akbari, DDS, M.Sc.

Post-graduate Director

E-mail: s-akbari@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Mojgan Paknejad, DDS, M.Sc.

Vice-Head for International Affairs

E-mail:  mpaknejad@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Amirreza Rokn, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail: roknamir@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Yadolah Soleymani Shayesteh, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  soleimay@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Mahvash Mousavi Jazi, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  mousavi_jazi@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Zeynab Kadkhoda, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  zkadkhoda@tums.ac.ir


Dr. S. Hossein Mohseni Salehi, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  salehimo@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Neda Moslemi, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  nmoslemi@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Amir Alireza Rasouli Ghahroudi, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  amirali_rasouli@tums.ac.ir


Dr. Nina Rouzmeh, DDS, M.Sc.

E-mail:  sn-roozmeh@tums.ac.ir


Contact Person for International Affairs

Dr. Mojgan Paknejad

Vice-Head of International Affairs

E-mail:  mpaknejad@tums.ac.ir

All interested applicants are welcome to apply to TUMS by completing and submitting TUMS online application form in which they need to specify their school, level, and major of interest.