Dr. Rafif Tayara

Dr. Rafif Tayara

DDS, MSc

Dentistry

Recommended by 1 specialist
16 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.98

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.98

Top feedback

“Dr. Rafif and her nurses (as always) are amazing. This was my sons first dental checkup and he was completely at ease. “
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Subspecialties

  • Pediatric Dentistry
  • General Dentistry
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Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • French
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Registered with

  • Dubai Health Authority: 00189850
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: د.إ500

    Follow-up appointment: د.إ300

    Practices worked at

    Dr Michael's Childrens Dental Center

    Villa 1020 - Al Wasl Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
    18 reviews

    About

    Instgram: @doctortayara

    Dr. Rafif Tayara was brought up as a child in Montreal, Canada but from Lebanese origins. She trained in Pediatric Dentistry both at St-Justine Children’s Hospital in Montreal and at Saint-Joseph University in Beirut. She is an international speaker and lecturer in Oral Health, as well as the Middle East Ambassador for the Scandinavian company 'Jordan' one of the world's oldest oral healthcare brands.

    Dr. Rafif has lived and worked in Montreal, Beirut, Abu Dhabi, Doha and Dubai gathering an extensive experience of 16 years in treating children from all walks 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 both in private and public settings.

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

    Currently Dr. Rafif practices at Dr. Michael's Children's Dental Center, offering high-quality & specialised paediatric dentistry inluding nitrous oxide sedation and Oral Rehabilitation under General Anaesthesia, using the most up to date techniques and most proven behavior management approaches.

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

    Besides paediatric dentistry, Dr Rafif's passions include dancing and traveling the world whenever she needs a break to change perspectives.

    You can follow her on Instagram @doctortayara to see her daily stories with patients, helping them to have a healthy, happy smile for life.

    Procedures

    • Clean (Teeth)
    • Filling
    • Sedation Dentistry
    • IUD
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    Education

    • 2011, Rotational training program in Pediatric Dentistry. Abu Dhabi Dental Center, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
    • 2010, CSS, Pediatric Dentistry. Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.
    • Saint-Justine’s Children Hospital, Montreal, Canada
    • 2005, DDS. School of Dental Medicine, Saint-Joseph University, Beirut, Lebanon.

    Member of:

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

    Other Achievements:

    • 2014-2016, Editorial Consultant for the Journal of Lebanese Dental Association, 2014-2016
    • 2014, Co-founded the Pediatric Oral Health Education Team in New York City, USA
    • 2007, Academic Excellence Award, Chamber of Commerce & Industry Canada-Lebanon, Montreal, Canada.
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    Reviews

    4.98 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.98
    Bedside Manner
    4.98
    Explanation
    4.98
    Pediatric Dentistry
    43/58
    Clean (Teeth)
    30/58
    Filling
    10/58
    General Dentistry
    7/58
    Sedation Dentistry
    3/58
    Dentistry
    2/58
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Rafif and her nurses (as always) are amazing. This was my sons first dental checkup and he was completely at ease.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    Friendly, quick but thourough
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    Overall Experience
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr Rafif is great, she takes time to put the children at ease and explains well the diagnosis to the parents.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    She is very nice with the kids, she explains the treatment very well and detailed. We will definitely go back to her.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Everything went great! Dr.Rafif took time to explain everything during consultation!
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Very nice with kids
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Great experience as a first timer. The staff and Dr. Rafif were all very friendly and helpful. I especially loved how Dr. Rafif really took her time to explain my son conditions as well as the treatment options. We had a great visit and the doctor's demeanor has really put me at ease so I highly recommend her.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
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    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Dr. Rafif Tayara is an excellent dentist and is great with children. She is thorough, informative and kind. All the staff at the dental center are also very professional and helpful and the space is inviting and very well maintained.
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    She is very good dealing with kids. she is very professional and very clear in her explanation
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    Overall Experience
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    She’s friendly and explains everything, takes very good care of the kids and talks to them and they talk to her, most importantly the kids really love her
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 specialist
    Dr. Sami Husseini
    Dr. Sami Husseini
    Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
    Is a colleague

    "She is an amazing talented doctor"

    22-03-2022

    Recommended for:
    Oral Medicine, Restorative Dentist, Periodontist