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Dr Rouzbeh Elahi

Dentist DDS, MJDF RCS (Eng), LLM, MSc (Healthcare Leadership, Pg Cert (Sedation)
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Medico-Legal Experience

Dr Elahi is an experienced Dentist with a special interest in orthodontics and sedation. He has been an Expert Witness for over 5 years and is instructed in personal injury, clinical negligence, and serious/catastrophic injury cases by Claimants and Defendants.

Dr Elahi can opine on cases relating to:

  • Cosmetic dentistry:
    • Facial rejuvenation
    • Dental implants
    • Badly fitted crowns/bridges/veneers
  • Missed diagnosis:
    • Treatment of advanced gum disease (periodontal disease)
    • Restorative dentistry
    • Oral cancer:
      • Unexplained bleeding/numbness
      • Loose teeth
      • Lumps/recurring ulcers
  • General dentistry:
    • Pain following extraction
    • Complications relating to wisdom teeth extraction/root canal treatment
  • Dental infections:
    • Pulp necrosis
    • Bacterial infection
    • Nerve infection
  • Nerve damage due to extraction/injection (trigeminal)
  • Orthodontic treatments:
    • Fixed brace
    • Invisalign
  • Facial trauma:
    • RTA/cycling incident
    • Slip/trip/fall
    • Accident at work
    • Blunt force trauma

Dr Elahi’s appointment availability is approximately 1 week. His report turnaround time is 4 – 6 weeks.

Clinical Experience

A qualified dentist since 2001, Dr Elahi has amassed impressive additional qualifications throughout his career. These include a postgraduate Diploma from the Faculty of General Dental Practice, a Post Graduate Certificate in Sedation from Guy’s Hospital, a Graduate Diploma in Law from Nottingham Trent University, a Legal Practice Course from BPP, and a Master’s Degree in Law with a focus on Clinical Negligence (2018).

Dr Elahi also holds a Master’s degree in healthcare leadership and is currently completing a Master’s in Clear Aligner Therapy.

He has worked at various specialist practices in Orthodontics, and is currently working as a dentist with special interest in this area. He has been utilising clear aligners since 2010.

Dr Elahi currently practices in a mixed NHS/private practice in Sudbury, Suffolk, UK. He demonstrates a commitment to public service through his participation in charity initiatives like Dental Mavericks (Morocco) and Dental Aid (UK).

Actively involved in education and training, Dr Elahi serves as a PLVE supervisor and trainer, providing clinical supervision and training for dentists qualifying abroad.

He also contributes to Essex University’s dental hygiene program, offering clinical training, assessment, and practical seminars.

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