Dr Maryam Alfarhan

Senior Consultant in Dental Public Health and Director of Oral Health Services, National Guard Health Afaires
Attended: 
SDL-5 (2011)

Dr Alfarhan, DMD is the Senior Consultant in Dental Public Health and Director of Oral Health Services at the National Guard Health Affaires in Saudi Arabia.

Having practiced dentistry since 1986 Dr Alfarhan is familiar with both practice and implementation of public health schemes. She has a Master’s of Science in Dental Public Health from the University of London and has recently developed the School Dental Prevention Program for the primary schools of the National Guard in Riyadh City. This program promotes prevention and at the same time gives minor intervention executed by mobile dental clinics because the prevalence and incidence of dental caries is very high among children.

Her interest is oral health promotion, and community outreach programmes.