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Dr. Pouriya Motahari

Iranian Ontario Dental Association


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Pouriya Motahari

Dr. Pouriya Motahari DDS


Education and certificates:

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

Tehran Azad University, Tehran, Iran, 1990 - 1996

Master of Science (MSc) / specialty in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 1997 - 2000

NDEB equivalency process for international dentists, Toronto, Canada 2018



Vice president of Iranian Dental Association, 2013 - 2015

Board member of Iranian Dental Association, 2010 - 2015

Vice president and board member of Iranian Association of Oral Pathologists, 2002 - 2006

Assistant professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences,  2000 - 2013

Executive committee member of IODA, 2019 - 2020

Member of community service committee, ODA, 2018 – present



Associate Dentist, Toronto - Canada, 2018 - present

Private practice, Tehran - Iran, 1997 – 2018


Dr. Pouriya Motahari’s connections with the field of dentistry runs deep within his family. Originally from Tehran, with a fervor for learning he continued his education until receiving his speciality in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and then became a university professor to inspire the next generation of dentists; a position he held for 14 years. In addition to scientific works and publishing of more than 50 international papers, and presenting several international speeches, he was also involved in clinical dentistry, owning his own practice for more than 20 years. He was active as a volunteer in all his life, serving to several associations and organizations in different positions, from a simple committee member to an executive leader. Outside of dentistry, he is passionate about literature, history and human sciences.

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