Prof. Riaz Yar graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1999. After spending some time in general practice Dr Riaz set up his own practice in 2003 before gaining MFDS from the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh in 2005. Following this in 2008 Riaz completed an MPhil in restorative dentistry and in 2011 completed a 4-year long M Pros Dent mono-specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of Manchester.
In addition, Riaz is also an Internal examiner for the Membership of Joint Dental Faculties of the Royal College of Surgeons England and an Internal examiner for the Overseas Registration Exam and License in Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons England.
As well as completing the specialty prosthodontic training, Riaz has undertaken a Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies (DPDS) with the University of Bristol and a Diploma in Implant Dentistry with the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.
Dr Yar lectures nationally and internationally and is a keen advocate of postgraduate teaching and this is evident with the setting up of RED (Restorative Education of the Dental Team) Square – providing a MSc in Restorative Dentistry with University of Chester for which he was program director for 4 years. He is currently running a PG Diploma in Advanced Aesthetics with Elevate Dental.
Dr Yar has most recently completed his Masters in Soft Tissue around Implants and Teeth with Professor Zucchelli (Bologna).
He also a Visiting Professor in Prosthodontics at the College of Medicine and Dentistry – Birmingham / Ulster University.
His main topic of interest is TMD and Occlusion with Sleep Medicine and he runs courses nationally and internationally and he is a Specialty Dentist in TMD at Manchester Dental Hospital.