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Dr Zeina Al Naasan

DepartmentDepartment of Oral Sciences
QualificationsDDS MSc DClinDent (Periodontology - Otago) MRACDS (Perio)
Research summaryOral health promotion, equity, migration, and oral health including periodontics
  • Coordinator of the Periodontics module: Dent 361
  • Clinical supervision: DENT 261, DENT 361 and DENT 461: Periodontics clinic
  • The Dental Council of New Zealand DCNZ
  • The New Zealand Dental Association NZDA
  • Royal Australasian College of Dentistry MRACDS
  • Centre for Global Migrations- University of Otago


Al Naasan, Z., Broadbent, J. M., Duncan, W. J., & Smith, M. B. (2022). Perceptions of tailored oral health education resources among former refugees. New Zealand Dental Journal, 118(3), 104-109.

Al Naasan, Z., Broadbent, J., Smith, M., & Duncan, W. (2022). Evaluation of a tailored oral health promotion intervention for Syrian former refugees in New Zealand. Health Promotion International, 37(4). doi: 10.1093/heapro/daac132