Dr. Rafif Tayara

Specialist Pediatric Dentist, Canada

DDS, CES, Ped. Dent

Brought up as a child in Montreal (Canada) but from Lebanese origins, Dr. Tayara trained in Pediatric Dentistry both at St-Justine Children’s Hospital in Montreal and at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut.

She’s an international Oral Health Speaker and lecturer, as well as the Middle East Ambassador for one of the oldest oral healthcare Scandinavian brand Jordan.

She lived and worked in Montreal, Beirut, Abu Dhabi, Doha, and Dubai and gathered extensive experience of 16 years in treating children from all roads of life. She had the privilege of treating a huge diversity of healthy and sick kids from all over the world, in different healthcare systems and private and public settings.

Coming from a multicultural background, she speaks French, English and Arabic. Her passion for languages made her study Italian and Portuguese. She says, “This brings me closer to my little patients and families I treat”.

She currently practices at Dr. Michael’s Children Center, offering quality specialized pediatric dentistry, sedation dentistry, and Oral Rehabilitation under General Anesthesia, using the most updated techniques and most proven behavior management approaches.

She’s also a proud mother of 8-year-old twins. “I can truly relate to parents’ struggles when it comes to raising kids in an ex-pat environment. I enjoy sharing parenting tips with my little patients’ parents on a daily basis”.

Besides pediatric dentistry, her passion includes dancing and traveling the world whenever she needs a break to change perspectives.

Follow her on Instagram @doctortayara to see her day-to-day stories with patients, helping them have a healthy happy smile for life.

  • European Association of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Association of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Society of Lebanese Pediatric Dentists
  • Lebanese Dental Association (LDA)
  • UAE Medical Association
  • Emirates Society of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Medical Credentialed Pediatric Dentist at Operation Smile

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