Ruaa Khairi, DDS
Name of Graduate School: University of Jordan (Amman/Jordan)
One year of advanced education in general dentistry at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York.
Area of Practice/Specialty: General dentistry, relief of pain, helping her patients reach a state of oral health through prevention. Dr. Ruaa Khairi, DDS also specializes in restoration and aesthetic repairs.
Ruaa Khairi, DDS was born and raised in Iraq. She was a gymnast in the Iraqi-national team, and resided in Iraq until 2006. She attended dental school in Jordan in 2008, and received advanced postgraduate training through the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) program at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine in New York. She enjoyed this advanced education where she provided service to various populations. After her schooling in New York, Ruaa then attended an additional year of training and providing dental care to the underserved community in Yakima through Yakima Valley Farm Worker Clinics. Here she was appointed as a chief resident.
In Ruaa’s Words:
“Dentistry is not all about teeth—it’s about the impact on people’s lives. I’ve been always passionate about being a part of dental missions and I wish for this to come true and be able to travel and serve those who would otherwise be without care.”