Dr. Hengameh Bakhtiar has been an endodontist for nearly 20 years. She graduated as an endodontist from Esfahan University of medical sciences from her native Iran, in 2004. As a keen educator, she was an associate professor in the faculty of dentistry at the Tehran Azad University of Medical Sciences, where she taught graduate and postgraduate university students, for 18 years. Her other achievements include several publications in reputable academic journals, and multiple contributions at international conferences, mainly in regenerative endodontics. She is also a reviewer of many international endodontic journals.
Closer to home, for 2 years she was a visiting Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto. Currently, she is an Instructor in the Faculty’s Endodontics Preclinic Department. In Canada, she obtained her Canadian General Dentistry license and practiced as a general dentist in several private practices, focusing entirely on performing root canal treatments.
In 2022, Dr. Bakhtiar was exclusively chosen for the Dental Specialty Assessment and Training Program (DSATP) of Endodontics by the University of Toronto, which accepts only one foreign-trained endodontist per year. She has successfully completed the RCDC Fellowship examination in endodontics.