Dr. Almasri, DDS, FAO, FICOISurgical Prosthodontist
Dr. Riad Almasri DDS, FAO, FICOI
Adjunct Faculty of Post-Grad Prosthodontics at NSU College of Dental Medicine
Dr. Almasri is a specialized Implant-Prosthodontic surgeon. He received his D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) and graduated with honors in 2003, ranking 1st in the oral surgery honors class. Dr. Almasri practiced general dentistry for several years prior to entering Nova SE University College of Dental Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, where he received his specialty certificate in Prosthodontics, serving as a Chief Resident and teaching other residents dental implant surgery.
He is currently an Adjunct Faculty member of the College of Dental Medicine’s Post-Grad Prosthodontic program. Prior to entering the Prosthodontic program at Nova SE University, Dr. Almasri worked as a dental technician. In addition to private practice, Dr. Almasri served as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Almasri is on the board of review for research papers and articles before they get published in the Journal of Prosthodontics. He has also established the FastNewSmile® brand for the one-day dental implant procedure, and was named The Zygomatic Implant Expert by his peers.
Not only does he perform the FastNewSmile® and Zygomatic Implant procedures, but he also gives lectures about the procedure to dentists locally and nationwide. Dr. Almasri’s passion to give his best to patients inspired him to go to the Medical College of Georgia to get his Anesthesia training so that he could offer IV sedation to his patients.
Overall, Dr. Almasri is a pioneer in the world of dental implants.
Dr. Almasri’s research project involved a laboratory study that measured and compared the accuracy of cast implant frameworks versus implant frameworks made with a CADCAM milling protocol. The project and resultant paper won in the Table Clinic competition at the American College of Prosthodontists’ 39th annual meeting in San Diego.
The paper has since been published in the Journal of Prosthodontics. His research was one of the university centers’ utilized data, and he was a contributing author, to a paper that was published in the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.
Lectures and Organizations
Dr. Almasri excels in his area of expertise — prosthodontics and the surgical placement of dental implants. In addition to private practice, Dr. Almasri enjoys lecturing to both general dentists and specialists. He gives hands-on courses in the Department of Continuing Education at Nova SE University and is scheduled to provide further continuing cducation courses at the same institution and to present in meetings across the country.
Dr. Almasri is a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration (most elite national organization), a distinguished accomplishment achieved by just over 100 colleagues in the United States (Research Committee and Young Clinicians Committee). He is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association and the Dallas County Dental Society. Dr Almasri is also a key opinion leader for the Straumann Group and a global education expert.
Dr. Almasri is a member of the American Academy of Facial Aesthetics.
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16 Highlighted Reviews
October 15, 2020
I couldn't agree more with others on here. From the start I finally had hope after a year with dentures that would not stay in my mouth at all. I had little to no bone to support dentures. No eating food, hiding out from people, etc. I became really despondent. All the other "dentists" gave me no hope and some were totally incompetent. My first visit was the Dallas office. I came in after talking with a delightful girl named Lexi on the phone. She was able to get me in right away. Although I live in Ft. worth, I was desperate. They did all of the x-rays to determine my bone situation. Imagine my joy when they told me they could help me! Not only that, but they squeezed me in for the procedure to be done in their Ft. Worth clinic to make it easier on my husband who is not comfortable navigating Dallas which we really appreciated! Every step of the process went so smoothly. These dentists are very articulate and skilled. Dr. Azzouz is the dentist that did my implants and bone grafts and he is amazing!! I just love him! My husband was impressed with him as well. He is very personable, explains everything, and is great with questions. Not only that, but Dr. Azzouz goes the extra mile on everything. I honestly can't speak highly enough about him. I am so thrilled with him and what he has done for me. I have given his info to friends with no reservations. He is a God send?
November 15, 2021
I have had my permanent teeth since June. Got postponed because of Covid-19. Dr. Almasri and the professional people at Fastnewsmile Dental Implant Center made this the easiest thing I have ever dealt with. For all of you that complain about the cost, what would you pay for a new truck? I am driving a 1982 Chevy Silverado and love it. What I would pay for a new truck can't even compare to what it feels like to kiss my wife, eat like a normal person and most of all be able to smile. The best Christmas present I have ever had is my wife telling me that I had a pretty smile while we were at a Christmas get together. 42 years married and I never dreamed that I would hear that. Like Nike says.... Just Do It!!!!
December 15, 2020
I spent 2+ years dealing with failing teeth and fears about taking the plunge into full mouth dental implants. An acquaintance went to FNS and praised both the doctors and staff highly, so I had a consultation and decided to have the procedure finally. Although the first couple of weeks were definitely unpleasant, the outcome is amazing! I can smile, eat normally, and feel like my old self again! Doctor Azzuz is wonderful, and the staff is amazing! Thank you for making an arduous procedure as comfortable as possible!
January 1, 2021
I went to Fast New Smiles with terrible teeth. I had teeth that were falling out that I used fixodent every few hours just to look halfway presentable. It was so embarrassing and caused me so much stress. I finally broke down and went to Fast New Smiles for a consultation. It was so informative and I was surprised to see how affordable it was. I decided to go ahead with it and I was amazed how easy and painless the procedure was. I went in on December 7th and left with a new set of temporary teeth that same day. It was amazing. I had a few follow up visits where they checked my progress to make sure I was healing properly On April 28th I was fully recovered and got my permanent teeth put it. I was so happy The staff at Fast New Smiles were so friendly and professional. I would recommend them to anyone who is struggling with loose or missing teeth. Great Job!
January 15, 2021
I came into Fast New Smiles back in October 2020. A friend had rec amended them highly! When I first talked with Dr. Azzouz DDS,Ms about the problems I had with my teeth which were broken and infected I felt he understood what I was going through and what it was doing to my health. Within a few days I had a new wonderful set of teeth and no pain! I would highly recommend him and his wonderful staff to anyone that needs this kind of help and get rid of that pain!!