Bouthayna Al-Tamimi

Bouthayna Al-Tamimi
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BDS (Hons),BSC (HONS),FDS RCS (Edin),MJDF RCS (Eng),MOrth RCS (Edin),MSc

Attending Physician - Orthodontics Years Of Experience: 15
  • About the Physician

    Dr. Al-Tamimi is a Cleft and Craniofacial Consultant Orthodontist specializing in complex orthodontics and dentofacial orthopaedics. She qualified from the prestigious King’s College London and then commenced her post-graduate specialist training in Orthodontics at Guy’s Hospital and Queen Mary’s Hospital. She simultaneously completed a Masters in Orthodontics from King’s College London as well as her Membership in Orthodontics (MOrth) at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh. 

    Prior to joining Sidra Medicine, Dr. Al-Tamimi worked as a Cleft and Craniofacial Fellow at Great Ormond Street Hospital London and completed a rigorous Consultant program at the Eastman Dental Institute and Kingston Hospital. 

    After 20 years in the U.K., Dr. Al-Tamimi joined Sidra Medicine in 2021 to deliver orthodontic care for children born with cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis, and other facial disfigurements. She specializes in the management of complex multidisciplinary cases and has a particular interest in establishing Sidra Medicine as a center of excellence for cleft lip and palate care. 

    Her experience includes but is not limited to the management of patients with severe malocclusions, skeletal or jaw deformities, congenital craniofacial anomalies, cleft lip and palate, and sleep apnoea. Her expertise also includes the management of patients requiring orthognathic surgery and distraction osteogenesis. She takes the utmost care to make patients and their families feel at ease and has a friendly approach tailoring treatment to individual needs and expectations.

    Dr. Al-Tamimi has published in many peer-reviewed journals and has lectured nationally and internationally. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the recipient of the Ronald Gain Prize.

    Languages Spoken

    English, Arabic, French

    Years Of Experience
    • Biochemistry Bachelor of Science BSc (Hons)
      Southampton University, 2002-2005
    • Bachelors in Dental Surgery BDS (Hons)
      King’s College London, 2005-2009
    • Vocational Training Certificate of Completion
       Oxford Deanery, 2009-2010
    • Diploma of Membership of the Joint Dental Faculties
      The Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2011
    • Masters in Orthodontics MSc
      King’s College London, 2011-2014
    • Membership in Orthodontics M.Orth
      Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2014
    • Craniofacial and Cleft Clinical Fellowship
      Great Ormond Street Hospital London, 2014-2015
    • Intercollegiate Specialty Fellowship in Orthodontics
      Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, 2021
    • U.K. General Dental Council GDC
    • British Orthodontic Society
    • American Orthodontic Society
    • Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, England
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
    Areas of Interest
    • Facial and dental aesthetic analysis
    • Orthognathic surgery
    • Management of cleft and craniofacial deformities
    • Complex orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics
    • Sleep apnea