There are plenty of great dentists and dental clinics in Cairo so it’s a shame we can’t write about all of them. Here at Top 10 Cairo, we’ve put together a list of Egypt’s best dentists based on education, experience, testimonials and other credentials. Whether you’re looking for a great hygienist, the best place in town for cosmetic dentistry or a good clinic for nervous patients, we’ve got it covered. If you have any suggestions or would like to recommend a dentist or dental clinic, please let us know in the comments below.
1Dr. Nour El-Din Mostafa
Leading the cosmetic dentistry field in Egypt, and possibly the Middle East, is Dr. Nour El-Din – an internationally renowned dentists with plenty of experience and success to his name. His determination to make the highest standard of dental care accessible to everyone is the reason he is the country’s most respected dentists. Every clinic upholds the standards we have come to expect from Dr. Nour. The team is brilliant, the technology in use is modern, and hygiene levels are among the highest in Egypt. In short, Dr. Nour is an elite dentist who can rub shoulders with the world’s finest.
Where: Nasr City, Sheikh Zayed, New Cairo
Contact: 19343 (hotline), Facebook, Website
2Dr. Ahmed Hossam Shousha – Helio Dental Clinic
Helio Dental Clinic is lead by one of Egypt’s most reputable dentists – Dr. Ahmed Shousha. His clinic offers a wide range of treatments supported by a team of talented dentists each specialized in their respective fields. Our technology inspection showed that the latest dental equipment is utilized throughout the practice. Our interviews with Dr. Ahmed and his team revealed a high level of knowledge and experience. Even better, one of our researchers went to Helio Dental Clinic as an undercover patient and highlighted how friendly and professional the staff were. The clinic passed our hygiene tests with excellent results, and scored a whopping 92% in our patient satisfaction and trust survey. The clinic is beautifully decorated and creates a very relaxed atmosphere that does well to calm nervous patients. Overall, Helio Dental Clinic stands head and shoulders above hundreds of clinics in Cairo and takes our stamp of approval. For an in-depth analysis of Helio Dental Clinic, click here.
Contact: +201150044446, Website, Facebook
3Dr. Hesham Rashed Dental Clinic
During our research, one dentist in particular stood out for all the right reasons. His name – Dr. Hesham Rashed. A truly remarkable individual who seems like he was born to become a dentist. He is one of the friendliest dentists we’ve encountered. And that warmth is reflected throughout both clinics, including a waiting area in the Heliopolis branch that resembles a cozy living room. How’s that to put your nerves at ease? Inspection results for both branches were brilliant with full marks in nearly all areas including hygiene, technology, patient trust, and overall experience. On a professional level, Dr. Hesham is a master of dentistry with more than 20 years of experience and many certificates from top institutions around the world. He is responsible for introducing Egypt to many dental restoration technologies. And with an on-site lab, the clinic also caters to other dentists that require state-of-the-art computerised milling services and digital smile designs. In short, Dr. Hesham Rashed is an excellent dentist that we highly recommend.
Where: Ard El Golf (Heliopolis), CityStars (Nasr City)
Contact: +20224199409, +201221134935, Facebook, Website
4Dr. Mohamed Emad
When it comes to aesthetic dentistry, few dentists can hold a candle to Dr. Mohamed Emad. His work is absolutely world-class. In fact, the entire team of specialists at Dr. Mohamed’s clinics offer an excellent treatment. Dr. Mohamed leads by example. His skills and professionalism is carried through every level of the clinic. As a result, the client testimonials are brilliant. According to our survey, patients are extremely happy with their experience and the results. Dr. Mohamed Emad and his team follow the best hygiene practices on a consistent basis, resulting in one of the highest hygiene scores in our survey. Finally, Dr. Mohamed Emad leads the way in technology. The team frequently updates their equipment to give clients the latest in dental treatment. To summarize, Dr. Mohamed Emad’s ascension to the top of dentistry in Egypt is down to a perfect blend of skill, hygiene, technology, and professionalism.
Where: Nasr City, New Cairo
Contact: 19227 (hotline), Website, Facebook
5Dr. Shady Ali Hussein – Shiny White Dental Centers
Dr. Shady Ali Hussein is a expert in the field of Endodontics, and the founder of Shiny White Dental Centers. His passion for dentistry is on display every time he explains something to his clients, while his skills are showcased in the high-scoring client satisfation levels of our survey. Shiny White Dental Centers is home to plenty of top doctors in various fields of dentistry. Each is remarkably qualified and talented in their respective fields. All the major dental services are offered, including implants, dentures, root canals, pediatric dentistry, scaling, polishing, and much more. Dr. Shady Ali Hussein takes hygiene very seriously. As a result, the dental centers performed brilliantly in the hygiene inspections, coming in the top 5% in Egypt. With regards to technology, the centers utilize the most modern equipment which facilitates a faster, more efficient and more accurate treatment.
Where: Maadi, Sheikh Zayed City, New Cairo, Nasr City
Contact: 19416 (hotline), Website, Facebook, Instagram
6Mangoury & Mostafa Orthodontics
Mangoury & Mostafa Orthodontics was founded in 1929 by one of the most distinguished and respected dentists of the 20th century – the late Dr. Helmy El-Mangoury. Today, his legacy and commitment to provide the absolute best dental healthcare lives on through a team of remarkably qualified and talented dentists. The current patient approval rating is a staggering 91% – the second highest in all of Egypt. There are other factors that put Mangoury & Mostafa Orthodontics at the the top of Egypt’s dentistry field. For example, the attention to detail, the use of the latest technology, and the survey-topping hygiene practices all play a vital role. But above all, the warm family experience when visiting this clinic is something to behold. Friendly, positive attitudes does wonders to ease the nerves of patients of all ages. In short, all the love of a family practice combined with the expertise of highly qualified dentists and a great staff makes Mangoury & Mostafa Orthodontics a great place to take care of your teeth.
Where: Heliopolis, Maadi, New Cairo, 6th of October City, Mohandeseen
Contact: +201289234479, Facebook
7Dr. Tarek Hosny
With decades of experience, top credentials, and rave reviews by his clients, Dr. Tarek Hosny is one of the most esteemed and respected dentists in Egypt. He graduated in 1975 from Cairo University receiving his specializations in prosthesis and implantology. Today, he is a Professor of Dentistry in Cairo University and is a member of several fellowships which include the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and an academic member of the American Academy of Oral Implantology. Dr. Tarek is the founder of Cairo Dental Centers, a technologically advanced practice with branches in Mohandeseen and Sheikh Zayed. The supporting team of dentists are talented, capable, and very friendly. The practice includes the latest in laser technology to treat conditions such as the “gummy smile”, and their very own milling center for customized crowns and inlays in under an hour. Cairo Dental Centers scored in the top 5% in the hygiene category, minimizing any possibility of infection and proving clients with maximum peace of mind.
Where: Mohandeseen, Sheikh Zayed City
Contact: +20238514666, Website, Facebook
8Dr. Sherief Effat
Dr. Sherief Effat is a distinguished prosthodontist noted for his talent, experience, and awesome personality. His knowledge of dentistry goes far beyond typical dentists in Egypt, or even the Middle East. His cool, friendly personality can comfort even the most anxious patients. Dr. Sherief Effat is the founder of the hugely reputable Dental Polyclinic Cairo, home to a host of incredibly skilled and experienced specialists. Everyone at the clinic mirrors Dr. Sherief’s work ethic and professionalism, which has lead to a very high client satisfaction score in our survey. One expat feels “blessed to have found a dentist like Dr. Sherief, and would not consider getting [her] dental treatment done back home again.” The clinic uses the latest technology and techniques, and maintains high standards of hygiene. Overall, Dental Polyclinic Cairo in Heliopolis is a brilliant practice headed by a one of Egypt’s top dentists – Dr. Sherief Effat.
Contact: +20224180611, Facebook
9Dr. Yousri Zarif Said
Dr. Yousri Zarif Said needs no introduction. He is perhaps Egypt’s most well-known and respected periodontist. A true master of dentistry with a wealth of experience that spans a number of decades with a reputation that precedes him. Dr. Yousri has been at the helm of periodontal and implant surgery since the 1980s. His education, pioneering research and achievements, both in the USA and Egypt, have culminated in a multistory practice providing the best periodontal, implant and prosthesis services in the country. Today, he is supported by a talented team of doctors and staff that carry out their duties with the same level of perfection and attention to detail that Dr. Yousri Zarif delivers. As expected, the practice utilizes the latest technology and equipment. Hygiene is always a priority, as evident with a dedicated sterilization department, and strict hygiene guidelines in place. To conclude, if you are looking for Egypt’s top periodontist, or suffering from gum disease, or believe you require implants, then Dr. Yousri Zarif Said should be your first choice.
Contact: +201273111211, Website, Facebook
10Dr. Malak Badawi
Children face a whole different set of dental problems than adults including tooth decay, grinding, thumb-sucking, and dental anxiety. So it’s safe to say that a pediatric dentist must be specially trained to effectively treat the children, and keep the parents satisfied. Enter Dr. Malak Badawi. Her clinic is called Little Teeth and it succeeds in creating a welcoming and secure environment for children, full of colors and artwork. Being a visiting scholar at Indiana University in USA, Dr. Malak brings a wealth of knowledge to Cairo’s dental scene. She is a very friendly and reassuring dentist who takes her time with each patient and family. Dr. Malak is very open to questions, and the kids adore her. Little Teeth clinic also scored very high on our hygiene tests. This is truly one of the best pediatric dental clinics in Cairo.
Where: Mohandeseen, Sheikh Zayed City
Contact: Contact: +2001221711566, Website, Facebook
Now it’s your turn. Let us know if we’re missing a special dentist in the comments below. If you’ve had a particularly good or bad experience with any of the dental clinics listed above, please let us know in the comments section. Want to get in touch with us? Just click here and drop us a message.