Dr. Tarek El-Bialy is a tenured full time professor of orthodontics and biomedical engineering at the University of Alberta, Canada. He received a BDS from Tanta University, Egypt in 1987 and completed a Master’s degree in Orthodontics, at Tanta University, Egypt; in 1993 concurrently he received a law degree from Tanta University in 1994. He has successfully completed a certificate of specialty in Orthodontics, Master’s Degree in Oral Sciences and PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA in 2000 and 2001. Also, he completed Executive Masters of Business and Administration (EMBA) at the University of Alberta in 2012.

A significant part of Dr. El-Bialy’s work was devoted to growth modification and repair of orthodontically induced root resorption. Dr. El-Bialy is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and Diplomat of the American Board of Orthodontics. Also, he is a senior research fellow, von Humboldt Foundation, Germany since 2013. He also is a Councilor of orthodontics at the RCDC council. In addition, he has been elected by the University of Alberta General Faculties Council as a representative to the University of Alberta Senate.

Dr. El-Bialy is the current president of the Alberta Society of Orthodontists. Dr. El-Bialy has over 85 peer reviewed publications, 12 book chapters and two books, one of them on biomechanics of complex cases using clear aligners. He also presented all over the world on one week aligners change and biomechanics of difficult cases using SmartTrack Invisalign aligners. Dr. El-Bialy’s main research focus is on accelerated tooth movement and prevention of orthodontically induced root resorption as well as orthodontic biomechanics and dentofacial tissue engineering.