Ms Yazdana Arrain BDS, DRDP

Ms Yazdana Arrain

School of Dentistry
Clinical Lecturer

Contact details

The School of Dentistry
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
University of Birmingham
St Chad's Queensway
B4 6NN
United Kingdom

Yazdana Arrain has been a part-time Clinical Lecturer at the school of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences since 2007. She is responsible for clinical supervision and teaching  on a one to one basis, of dental students during patient treatment sessions. Outside of the dental school she is an associate  general dental practitioner previously in Tutbury E.Staffs , currently in Notts.  She enjoys mentoring dentists in primary care. She has interests in treating nervous patients, prevention of disease, endodontics and general restorative care of adults and children.  She has attended the 18 month Sheffield University 1:1 implant course (from 2008).

Her current interests include bone and bisphosphonate related osteonecrosis.


  • BDS : Liverpool University : 1991.
  • DRDP : Eastman, UCL : 2001- 2005 – with a distinction in dental materials.


Other activities

  • Member of British Endodontic Society.
  • Member of British Society of Restorative Dentistry.
  • Dental reviewer of the medical journal ‘Age and Ageing’.
  • Clinical panellist on GDC’s Dental Complaints Service (since 2006).
  • Reviewer for Dental Update.


Arrain Y, Masud T. Bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis of the jaw- current thoughts. Dental Update 2009, 36: 415-9.

Arrain Y, Masud T. Recent recommendations on bisphosphonate- associated osteonecrosis of the jaw. Dental Update 2008, 35: 238-4.

Arrain Y, Masud T. A current update on osteonecrosis of the jaw and bisphosphonates. Dental Update 2011; 38 : 672- 8

Arrain Y, Masud T. Bisphosphonate associated osteonecrosis of the jaw. Osteoporosis Review 2012; vol 20 (2): 1 - 6