Nader Abdulhameed

Nader Abdulhameed, BDS. MS. MSc. Ph.D.

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: DN-PROSTHODONTICS DIVISION
Business Phone: (352) 273-5850
Business Email: naderf@ufl.edu

About Nader Abdulhameed

Dr. Nader is an accomplished dentist with a wealth of experience under his belt. He graduated from the Almustansiriyah, College of Dentistry in Iraq in 2008 and completed a one-year AEGD program in Baghdad, as well an orthodontics certification. He then went on to open his own private clinic from 2009-2014, during which time he completed a residency and a master’s degree in conservative dentistry (prosthodontics, operative, and endodontics).

Dr. Nader has been involved in many research projects and has published and presented numerous articles in the field of dentistry. He has also registered three patents in the same field. In 2014, he joined the University of Florida, College of Dentistry, to finish the thesis part of his master’s degree. He then joined the faculty team, where he taught prosthodontics and operative dentistry courses. At the same time, he started his master and Ph.D. in materials science at the University of Florida.

Dr. Nader’s passion for teaching has been recognized, and he was appointed as LECOM School of Dental Medicine Director of Research in 2018, where he continued to teach preclinical and clinical courses. In 2023, he returned to the University of Florida College of Dentistry as an Associate Professor in the prosthodontic division. With his impressive track record and dedication to sharing his knowledge with others.

Additional Positions:
Director of Research
2020 – 2023 · LECOM, School of Dental Medicine
Assistant Professor
2018 – 2023 · LECOM, School of Dental Medicine
Clinical Assistant Professor
2014 – 2018 · University of Florida
Adjunct Faculty
2014 – 2015 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2016,2018
DEN8747L Clin Operative Den 4
2018,2023-2024
DEN8857L Clinical Prosthodon 3
2016,2018
DEN7744L Clin Operative Den 1
2016-2018,2024-2025
DEN6415C Preclin Fixed Prost 2
2018,2024-2025
DEN7846L Cl Prosthodontics 2
2018,2024-2025
DEN8859L Clinical Prosthodon 5
2016-2017,2023
DEN7845L Cl Prosthodontics 1
2016-2017,2023
DEN8858L Clinical Prosthodon 4
2016-2017
DEN6407C Preclin Operative 2
2016-2017,2023-2024
DEN6213C Fundamen of Occlusion
2017
DEN7746L Clin Operative Den 3
2016-2017
DEN5405C Preclin Oper Bio 1
2017,2023
DEN6460C Prostho Trtment Edent
2017
DEN8749L Clin Operative Den 6
2017
DEN8960L Clinical Examinatio 2
2015-2016
DEN5404C Den Anat and Stmtgnthcs
2016
DEN6412C Preclin Fixed Prost 1
2015-2016
DEN6408C Preclin Operative 3
2016
DEN7961L Clinical Examinaton 1
2024-2025
DEN8462 Adv Top Prosthodontic
2024-2025
DEN7413C Rem Part Pros Techniq
2024
DEN7411C Implant Dentistry

Clinical Profile

Dr. Nader is highly skilled and experienced dentist specializing in a wide range of restorative dentistry procedures, including both fixed and removable restorations. With a focus on providing comprehensive care, proficient in various aspects of restorative dentistry, implant-supported prosthesis, and aesthetic dentistry, including full mouth rehabilitation using up-to-date digital dentistry.

Specialties
  • Dentistry
  • Prosthodontics
Areas of Interest
  • Dental Implants

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-8137-2495

Publications

2024
Effect of Preventive Dental Products on Bonding Force: An in vitro Study
Journal of International Society of Preventive and Community Dentistry. 14(3):243-251 [DOI] 10.4103/jispcd.jispcd_201_23.
2023
Clinical wear of different types of denture teeth after one year in service: A clinical study
The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. [DOI] 10.1016/j.prosdent.2023.11.031.
2020
In vitro wear of dual-cured bulkfill composites and flowable bulkfill composites.
Journal of esthetic and restorative dentistry : official publication of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry … [et al.]. 32(5):512-520 [DOI] 10.1111/jerd.12616. [PMID] 32602646.
2020
Novel methodology for measuring intraoral wear in enamel and dental restorative materials
Clinical and Experimental Dental Research. 6(6):677-685 [DOI] 10.1002/cre2.322. [PMID] 32955159.
2020
Quantitative fractography as a novel approach to measure fracture toughness of direct resin composites
Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 109 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103857.
2019
Comprehensive analysis of laserscanner validity used for measurement of wear.
Journal of oral rehabilitation. 46(6):503-510 [DOI] 10.1111/joor.12778. [PMID] 30759313.
2019
Effect of Thickness of Ceramic Veneers on Color Stability and Bond Strength of Resin Luting Cements Containing Alternative Photoinitiators.
The journal of adhesive dentistry. 21(1):67-76 [DOI] 10.3290/j.jad.a41997. [PMID] 30799473.
2019
The Use of Different Photoinitiator Systems in Photopolymerizing Resin Cements Through Ceramic Veneers.
Operative dentistry. 44(4):396-404 [DOI] 10.2341/17-263-L. [PMID] 30517069.
2018
Randomized clinical study of wear of enamel antagonists against polished monolithic zirconia crowns.
Journal of dentistry. 68:19-27 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jdent.2017.10.005. [PMID] 29042241.
2017
A Measurement Protocol for the Marginal and Internal Fit of All-Ceramic Crowns.
The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. 25(4):193-200 [DOI] 10.1922/EJPRD_01735Abdulhameed08. [PMID] 29182215.
2016
Acrylic Reinforcement with Off the Shelf Perforated Metal Plates.
The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry. 24(4):192-196 [DOI] 10.1922/EJPRD_01575Abdulhameed05. [PMID] 28510373.

Education

Ph.D. Materials Science
2015-2020 · University of Florida
MSc Materials Science and Engineering
2015-2019 · University of Florida
MS in Conservative Dentistry
2012-2014 · Baghdad University, College of Dentistry
AEGD
2009-2010 · AlKarama Dental Specialty
Dental Degree
2003-2008 · AlMustansiriya University, College of Dentistry

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-5850
Emails:
Business:
naderf@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100415
1395 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
1395 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611