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Alan Yassin, DDS, MS, MSD
  • Periodontist, UW graduate June 2017

  • Diplomate, German Board of Oral Implantology

  • Fellow, International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, Damascus Hospital graduate 2006



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  • Washington State License: Active Dentist License, DE60667623.

  • State of Texas Active Dentist License.

  • Washington State IV Conscious sedation license DF60638355.

  • Active Basic Life Support & Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificates.

  • Dubai License: Active Oral Surgeon License.

  • Syrian Arab Republic License: Active Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon License.


  • MSD and Certificate in Periodontal Surgery: 06/2014 – 06/2017. (University of Washington/School of Dentistry) – Seattle, WA.

  • Research Thesis: Hyaluronan-CD44 Interactions Mediate Contractility and Migration in Periodontal Ligament Cells.

  • Diplomate, German Board of Oral Implantology / GBOI: 05/2009- 06/2010 (German Association of Oral Implantology DGZI) – Germany.

  • MS in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery: 01/2002- 06/2006. Damascus Hospital – Damascus, Syria.

  • Research Thesis: The Efficient Methods of Radiological Diagnosis in OMFS.

  • DDS “Doctor of Dental Surgery”: 09/1996- 09/2001 (University of Aleppo /School of Dentistry) – Aleppo, Syria.


Dental Career
  • 11/2017 – To Date: Affiliate Clinical Professor/Department of Periodontics University of Washington – Seattle, WA

  • 08/2017 – To Date: Co-Founder and Director OSDIPA (Oral Surgery, Dental Implants and Periodontics Academy) – Seattle, WA.

  • 07/2017 – To Date: Periodontist, Dental Implantologist and Surgeon, Implant & Periodontal Clinic / Dr. David Baker’s Office – Bellingham, WA.

  • 08/2016 – To Date: Periodontist, Dental Implantologist and Surgeon, Light Dental Studios – University Place, WA

  • 08/2016 – To Date: Periodontist, Dental Implantologist and Surgeon, Alan Yassin DDS MS MSD PLLC – Seattle, WA

  • 06/2014 – 06/2017: Periodontics Resident (University of Washington) - Seattle, WA.

    • Performing all types of periodontal and oral surgeries.

    • Planning and performing advanced dental implants procedures.

    • Close Interdisciplinary training with special Periodontics/Prosthodontics interest.

    • Diagnosing and treating all periodontal diseases.

  • 03/2007- 01/2013: Owner, Oral Surgeon and Cosmetic Dentist / Private Dental Practice (OSDIC/ Oral Surgery & Dental Implantology Center) – Damascus / Syria.

    • Self-owned, directed and operated.

    • Full time practice as an Oral surgeon and dental implantologist.

    • Advanced Implant Dentistry (Surgical and prosthetic phases).

    • All other dental and cosmetic treatments.

  • 04/2009 – 01/2013: Clinical Professor, Supervisor and Lecturer (Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery / Ibn Al-Nafis Hospital) Damascus –Syria.

    • Treating patients with major & minor maxillofacial surgeries.

    • Supervising, mentoring, teaching & lecturing the residents “students” and GP dentists.

    • Head of infection control committee at the hospital.

  • 12/2006- 03/2007: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon / Dental Implantologist. (Al-Wahdeh Dental Center) Dubai – United Arab Emirates.

  • 02/2002- 06/2006: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Resident (Ministry of Health / Damascus Hospital) Damascus - Syria.

    • Served as chief residents 2005-2006.

  • 01/2002- 12/2006: Owner, General Dentist / Private Practice. (Dr. Alaa Yassin Dental Office) – Damascus / Syria.

    • Part time general dentistry practice.

  • 06/2013- 05/2014: Dental Implant Consultant/ Office Manager. (Humble Memorial Dental Group) – Houston, TX.


  • The Efficacy of Platelets Rich Plasma Injection in the Superior Joint Space of the Tempromandibular Joint Guided by Ultra Sound in Patients with Non-reducing Disk Displacement. Al-Delayme, R. Yassin, A et al. Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery April 2016. DOI 10.1007/s12663-016-0911-9

  • Oral Effects and Early Implant Survival Results After Imatinib Discontinuation Therapy for Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia: A Case Report. (Under Review). Dixon, D. Yassin, A. Clinical Advances in Periodontics June 2016.

  • Diagnosis and Clinical Management of Human Papilloma Virus–Related

  • Gingival Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Patient with Leukemia: A Case Report. Yassin, A et al. Clinical Advances in Periodontics Feb 2016 doi:10.1902/cap.2015.150038

  • The Direction of Double Jaw Surgery Relapse for Correction of Skeletal Class III Deformity: Bilateral Sagittal Split Vs. Intra Oral Vertical Ramus Setback Osteotomies. National Journal of Maxillofacial Surgery March 2016. (Under Review).

  • Hyaluronan-CD44 interactions mediate contractility and migration in periodontal ligament cells. Journal of Periodontal Research Dec 2015. (Under Review)

  • Principles of Facial Gunshot Management. Syrian Dental Association Journal. Jan 2012)

  • Case Report: Bi-Max Hybrid Restorations with All on 4 Technique. Modern Arab

  • Dentistry Journal / June 2010.

  • Review of Bone Grafts in Oral Surgery. Al-Waseet Dental Journal / Aug 2007


Affiliations & Membership
  • American Academy of Periodontology AAP.

  • International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons IAOMS/Fellow

  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry AAID.

  • American Dental Association ADA.

  • Academy of Osseointegration AO.

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry AACD.

  • German Association of Dental Implantology DGZI.

  • International Congress of Oral Implantologist ICOI.

  • International Team for Implantology ITI.

  • Washington State Dental Association WSDA.

  • Seattle King County Dental Society SKCDS.

  • Washington State Society of Periodontists WSSP. - Western Society of Periodontology.

  • Washington Academy of General Dentistry.

  • Muslim Health Professionals of Puget Sound MHPPS/ Vice President 2015/2016/2017.

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Dentistry and Oral Health

  • Syrian Team for Implantology.

  • Syrian Dental Association.

  • Syrian Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Association.

  • Syrian Society for Research & Preventive Dentistry.

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