Dr. Alburawi worked as a dentist in Tripoli, Libya from 2006-2009 before becoming a clinical assistant fellow in the comprehensive dentistry program at New York University's (NYU) College of Dentistry. From 2015-2017, Dr. Alburawi was a teaching assistant in prosthodontics at NYU. He joined the Department of Prosthodontics at the UI College of Dentistry as a clinical assistant professor in 2017.
Dr. Alburawi's teaching responsibilities include predoctoral clinical supervision and evaluation of junior dental students in all phases of fixed and removable prosthodontics and patient management. In addition, he serves as a co-director in the Occlusion course for the D1 students and is an instructor in the Fixed Prosthodontics laboratory course for the D2 students.
Dr. Alburawi's clinical interests include oral rehabilitation of complex cases with fixed, removable, and implant-supported prostheses.
His research interests include the educational and clinical applications of digital dentistry in addition to the clinical application of implant therapy and contemporary dental materials.
Dr. Alburawi is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics and the Tripoli Dental Association (Libya).
National Awards and Honors:
In 2016, Dr. Alburawi received the NYU Collegeof Dentistry's Panadent Award, which is given to a postgraduate student "who has shown excellence in prosthodontics teaching."
In 2017, Dr. Alburawi received the Best Basic Science Presentation in the Advanced Education Program Award at the NYU Research Scholarship Expo.