Dr. Nour E. Tarraf BDS(Hons), MDSc(Hons), PhD, MRACDS(Ortho), MOrth RCSEd

Dr. Nour E. Tarraf finished his BDS at Cairo University with Honors in 2001 followed by an orthodontic residency at Cairo University. He then moved to Sydney where he completed his Masters degree in Orthodontics at the University of Sydney in 2008 with Honors. He works in private practice in Sydney and is involved in research and teaching at the University of Sydney. With his practice composed of 40% adult patients Dr. Tarraf has a special interest in invisible orthodontic techniques such as lingual orthodontics and aligner treatments. Over 50% of his patients including adolescents are treated with lingual appliances. He also has a keen interest in the clinical applications of temporary anchorage devices (TADs) and completed a PhD on “The application of skeletal anchorage in the management of maxillary deficiency in growing children”. Among his other interests are timely interventions in growing children and the correct timing for different types of dentofacial-orthopaedics for optimal facial results.

Dr. Tarraf is the immediate past president of the Australasian Society of Lingual Orthodontics ASLO and is a Titular member of the European Society of Lingual Orthodontics (ESLO) and an active member of the World Society of Lingual Orthodontics (WSLO).