Department of Orthodontics

Under-graduate section

This part aims at treatment of children and adolescents using removable orthodontic appliances performed by undergraduate students, supervised by faculty members.

Post-graduate section

Post graduate program is a 3 year course which trains post graduate students for treatment of dental irregularities and more complicated dentofacial deformities by both fixed and removable appliances.

Craniofacial orthodontic fellowship

This program has recently been run and focuses on treatment of patients suffering from different craniofacial syndromes and complicated maxillofacial problems.

Cleft lip & palate section

This section is allocated to infants with cleft lip and palate. Fellowship students of craniofacial orthodontics prepare them for plastic lip surgery and provide them with appliances to facilitate eating.  

Department`s main goals:

A.    Education: We instruct basic and advanced orthodontic treatments to under and post graduate dentistry students. Training of the dental technicians is also performed by our department.

B.     Research: several research studies and thesis have been carried out in this department and their results have been published in different accredited dental journals.

C.  Treatment: the department of Orthodontics offers treatments with fixed and removable appliances under precise supervision of faculty members.

You can find more informations about the course details here.

Faculty Members


Dr. Allahyar Geramy, DDS, Orthodontist



Dr. Hannaneh Ghadirian, DDS, Orthodontist



Dr. Atefeh Saffar Shahroudi DDS, Orthodontist
Vice-head for Research Affairs


Dr. Tahereh Hosseinzadeh Nik, DDS, Orthodontist

Post-graduate Director


Dr. Sepideh Arab DDS, Orthodontist

Head of Department


Dr. Ahmad Sodagar, DDS, Orthodontist

Director of Fellowship Ward



Dr. Seyed Amirhossein Mirhashemi, DDS, Orthodontist

Vice-dean for Global Strategies and International Affairs



Dr. Mohammadsadegh Ahmad Akhoundi, DDS, Orthodontist


Dr. Sarvin Sarmadi, DDS, Orthodontist

Postgraduate director

Director of Infants Palatal and lip Cleft Treatment


Dr. Behzad Tanbakouchi DDS, Orthodontist

Vice-Dean for Educational Affairs of International Campus

Director of International Campus Ward


Dr. Mohammadali Keshvad DDS, Orthodontist
Vice-head for International Affairs


Dr. Armin Soodi DDS, Orthodontist
Assistant Professor

Contact Person for International Affairs

Dr. Mohammadali Keshvad

Vice-Head for International Affairs


 Tel:  (+98 21) 427 94 102

All interested applicants are welcome to apply to TUMS by completing and submitting TUMS online application form in which they need to specify their school, level, and major of interest.