6th Trans-Tasman Endodontic Conference 2018 Speaker Dr Mehdi Rahimi
Mehdi Rahimi is the principal specialist endodontist at Gentle Endodontics (Chatswood and Parramatta, Sydney). He obtained his BDS degree with distinction from the University of Otago (New Zealand) in 2002 and received his Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry (Endo) degree from the University of Melbourne in 2008. Mehdi is actively involved in Endodontic teaching at various continuing education levels, both nationally and internationally. He has been a guest lecturer at the University of Melbourne since 2009. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Universities of Sydney and Charles Sturt. He has obtained a number of publications in the field of forensic dentistry, resin based obturation materials and fractured instruments. In 2000, Mehdi was awarded the Sir Alan Wilkinson award for the most worthwhile research in medicine and dentistry from the University of Otago. He was also awarded the International Association for Dental Research young researcher’s award in 2001. Mehdi is an honorary member of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the current president of the Australian Asian Association of Dentists, the vice president of the Australian Society of Endodontology (NSW) and a member of the Royal Australian College of Dental Surgeons in Endodontics. Mehdi is also a reviewer for the Australian Endodontic Journal.