Dr Mahmoud Ibrahim Rajab, a member of the academic staff at the Faculty of Dentistry - Al Andalus University, has been granted a patent for his invention "Integrated laser and electromagnetic radiation device used in dentistry and orthodontics". This patent protects the intellectual property for a period of 20 years.
The invention is based on integrating laser and electromagnetic waves in orthodontic treatment. The patent was granted after the required documents, diagrams and fees had been forwarded to the designated committees.
Dr Rajab has already been granted various international patents for this invention. In addition, he was awarded two medals (gold and silver) for this invention during the Al-Basel Exhibition for Innovation and Invention in 2018 and 2019 respectively.