Baraa Saleh

BARAA SALEH

Baraa Saleh is a DOH licensed Dental Hygienist. Baraa graduated from the Royal Medical University in Stockholm, Sweden in 2015, with a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree. She went on to achieve her master’s degree in Odonatological Prophylaxis where she researched dental phobia and dental anxiety. She is committed to helping patients understand the importance of good oral hygiene. She is gentle yet thorough while cleaning their teeth but also, takes the time to educate people about dentistry. Understanding not only how, but also why one must care for their gums and teeth, ensuring they follow all the right steps to achieving good dental health.

She possesses a calming and gentle demeanour that is especially suited towards children and adult patients who have dental phobia or anxiety. In 2018, she studied pedagogics and attended a Children’s Rights training program with the United Nations Convention, which further increased her knowledge of treating anxious children.

While working in national and private healthcare entities in Sweden, Baraa focused a lot of her clinical work on tobacco prevention and cessation and has actively helped patients quit smoking habits to gain better oral health. She has been invited to multiple peer lectures to share her knowledge and case studies on tobacco cessation. Baraa provides a range of dental treatments ranging from teeth cleaning to identifying dental issues and ensuring patients follow healthy dental routine.

Spoken Languages: English, Arabic, Swedish

Nationality: Swedish

DOH License: Dental Hygienist

Years of Experience: 8

CREDENTIALS:

  • Higher Education Diploma in Dental Hygiene, Karolinska institute, Sweden
  • Bachelor of Medical Science with a major in Odontological Prophylaxis, Karolinska institute, Sweden
  • Theory and methodology of science in odontology, Karolinska institute, Sweden
  • Degree of Master of Medical Science with a major in Odontological Prophylaxis, Karolinska institute, Sweden

CLINICAL EXPERTISE & SERVICES OFFERED:

  • Dental Cleaning
  • Scaling, Polishing and Root Planing
  • Periodontal Maintenance
  • In-office Whitening and Home Whitening
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Oral Health Education
  • Personalised Oral Hygiene Program
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Numbing Procedures
  • Tobacco Cessation

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Swedish Dental Hygienist Association (SDHA)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Dental Hygienist at The National Dental Service, Södermanland, Sweden
  • Dental Hygienist at Munter tandvård, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dental Hygienist at Solna Dental, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Dental Hygienist/Clinic coordinator and HR Manager at Dentsmile, Stockholm, Sweden