Dr. Tif Qureshi qualified from Kings College London in 1992. He is a Past President of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Tif is the founder and clinical director of IAS Academy, an International faculty that provides mentored education for general dentists on a pathway from appropriate simple to comprehensive orthodontics. Tif has a special interest in simple orthodontics and truly minimally invasive dentistry. He has committed his life’s work to empower dentists to provide important alternative techniques. He offers many more patients a wide variety of treatments, while always respecting the fundamental precepts of orthodontics. Tif also pioneered the concept of Progressive Smile Design through Alignment, Bleaching, and Bonding – a course that combines tooth alignment, composite bonding, and teeth whitening to produce superior smiles using techniques with the absolute minimum of invasiveness available today. An experienced teacher in the Dahl concept, Tif shows how this technique is used to plan tooth alignment and minimize invasive dentistry in developing a beautiful smile. Tif now lectures and published scientific articles internationally.
Dr. Mar graduated with a degree in general dentistry from the Faculté de Médecine Dentaire at the University of Montréal in 1999. He pursued a post-graduate residency in hospital dentistry at the University of California San Francisco and Harvard. Dr. Mar obtained a Master’s degree in dental sciences and a postgraduate Certificate in Orthodontics at the University of Montréal in 2004. Immediately following his convocation, Dr. Mar was awarded a fellowship from the College of Dentists of Canada in the specialty of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics (FRCDC). Dr. Mar has been a part-time clinical professor in orthodontics at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta since 2005. He is a co-President of the Edmonton Orthodontic Study Club (since 2010) where he teaches, mentors and supports dentists to empower their orthodontic skills using clear aligner therapy within their general family practice. Dr. Mar strongly believes in the importance of joining the “art and science” of your profession. Dr. Mar is the founder of The Aligner Coach , The Clear Aligner Society and The Clear Aligner Paradigm.