Professor Ama Johal

Professor /Hon. Consultant

Queen Mary University of London

Ama Johal is Professor/Consultant Orthodontist, Academic Lead for Orthodontics and Centre Lead for Oral Bioengineering at Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary College, University London. He qualified in dentistry at Sheffield University in 1989, with Honours and completed the Membership in Orthodontics (Royal College Surgeons England) and Masters Degree in Orthodontics at Bart’s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, graduating with distinction in 1996. He has completed a PhD in the use of mandibular advancement splints in sleep-related breathing disorders. Ama is Vice-President of the British Society Dental Sleep Medicine, a full member of the Angle Society of Europe and appointed a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.


Both his clinical and research work has been rewarded with numerous National and International prizes and grants. He is an invited lecturer, both nationally and internationally, with over eighty publications in peer-reviewed International journals and several book chapters.  His research interests include the impact of quality of life in orthodontics and the management of patients with sleep-related breathing disorders. His specialist interests include multidisciplinary care of patients with orthodontic-restorative needs.