Dr. Ahmed Naji

IMPLANTOLOGIST – Special interest in Oral surgery and periodontics.

Dr Naji’s practice is focused on minimally invasive oral surgery, dental implantology and regeneration, based on the latest research evidence and guidelines. He divides his time between private clinical practice, clinical research and dental education. Dr Naji sees patients on referrals and self-referrals for complex extractions, impacted wisdom teeth, bone and gum defects and all aspects of dental implantology and gum disease. His clinical research is on optimising wound healing with biologic materials such as plasma growth factors, and on novel digital and imaging techniques for diagnostic and prognostic oral health purposes. He is also a Clinical Lecturer in Oral Surgery at the Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel. 

Dr Naji qualified in 2006 from the University of Baghdad, and then re-qualified in in the UK in 2010 and worked in multiple practices in London. Between 2012-2014, Dr Naji gained an MSc degree in Dental Implantology from the University of Manchester with a specific interest in evidence-based dental implantology and related therapies. In 2018, Dr Naji received the prestigious fellowship of The Medical College of Saint Bartholomew’s Hospital Trust to support his clinical PhD research for four years in plasma growth factors and non-invasive digital 2D and 3D imaging. 

Outside dentistry, Dr Naji is a respected independent art consultant and researcher in Arab and Middle Eastern art advising international art auction houses, museums, and private collections. He authored a book on modern Iraqi art and architecture titled: Under the Palm Trees; Modern Iraqi Art with Mohamed Makiya and Jewad Selim, Rizzoli New York, 2019, which was launched at Tate Modern museum in 2019.