Dr. Luis Rafael Gavin Garcia

Specialist Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon

MD, PhD, Spain-European Board for OCMFS and Orthodontics, American Board for Sleep Medicine

Dr. Luis Rafael Gavin Garcia is a multi-diverse experienced dental expert with a Degree in Medicine and Surgery from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain and Doctorate Degree earned with his Doctorate Work: Platelet Derived Growth Factor, the future for Musculo-Skeletal. He comes from Gulf Diagnostic Hospital in Abu Dhabi, where he has been working for the last three years, as Head of Dental Department, Oral, Clinical and Maxillofacioal Surgeon, practicing highly specialized and complicated procedures.

Other notable education

Int. MBA Program Instituto de Empresa/ Madrid/Spain, www.ie.edu, 1986

Stomatologist/Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial, 1987-1991

Universidad Complutense UCM, Madrid, Spain

Degree in Orthodontics COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY, VALENCIA, SPAIN, 1991-92

Health Dental Programs Specialist, Madrid Univt, 1998

Master’s Degree in Apraisal of Handicaps/Expert Loss Adjuster, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, UAM, Spain, 1998-99

Magister for Acupunture, Complutense Univ., Madrid, Spain, Oct 2001 to Jun 2003

Prosthodontics Certificate 166 hours USC (Univt Southern California) Madrid branch

Clinical Hypnosis Specialist Degree, UNED Univ., Madrid, 2010/2011

UAE Ministry of Education & Science, Certificate in Clinical Maxillofacial Dentistry

Certificate issued by Ministry of Education & Science, 30/6/2010, number C.M./C.Q./49/2010

Previous working experience

  • Swedish Capio Hospitals Group, (Feb 2003-2010) capio.com – Dentist – Oral Surgeon, Clinical Maxillofacial, Orthodontist
  • Part Time Expert for Medical Liability/Malpractice (From 1999) – For Insurances Co: CIGNA/AXA/AEGON/ALLIANZ/ST.PAUL
  • La Zarzuela Medical Centre, Spain, Madrid (Dec 1994 to Jan 2003) sanitas.es – Dental, Oral Surgery and Medicine, Orthodontist
  • Air Forces Medical Officer 1992/93


ASS, Spain-European Board for OCMFS and Orthodontics

American Board for Sleep Medicine

Teaching experience

  • UNIVERSITY OF SHARJAH: Part time Lecture/Clinical Instructor for Oral Surgery/Implants
  • ASTRA TECH IMPLANT SYSTEM, SWEDEN: Instructor for Implant courses
  • MYRIAD/EQUINOX IMPLANT SYSTEM, HOLLAND: Instructor for teaching program
  • ORTHO-APNEA ACADEMY: Anti snoring intraoral system official trainer for Middle East www.orthoapnea.com

Special interests

  • Oral/Mouth Surgery
  • BONE Grafting for IMPLANTS from chin, peroneal, iliac crest, sinus/nasal lift
  • Clinical Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Salivary Glands
  • Periodontics/Gum Disease: surgical, flaps, with Stem cells, Fillers/Hialuronic Acid
  • Gummy smile
  • Implants: One day extractions/implants/immediate loading, digital planning; Zygomatic, Temporary, Ortho Mini implants, Sinus surgery; Bone grafting from chin, peroneal, iliac crest, sinus/nasal lift
  • Prosthodontics For Implants
  • Orthodontic Surgery
  • Orthodontics: Permanent, Mixed Dentition, Fix and Removable appliances
  • Sinus: Cadwell Luck, Oro antral fistula closure, Open/Close lift for Implants
  • Laser Dentistry: Er/YagFotona and Pulser Dr. Smile, for soft, hard tissue and gum tattoo removal
  • General Dentistry
  • Sleep Medicine: Snoring, Chronic Facial Pain
  • TMJ (Temporo Mandibular Joint), with Arthrocentesis, Arthroscopy, Ozone and PRPF plasma
  • Oral Medicine: Snoring/Sleep Disorders, with bimaxillary intraoral device, Chronic Facial Pain, Dry mouth, Bad breath, diabetics, dentistry for women
  • Conscious Sedation Dentistry: For the people with disabilities and special needs, obese people, people with dental fear, gagging, complicated wisdom, upper airway obstruction
  • Ozone Dentistry
  • Cellular Therapy: Plasma platelet growth factors (PDGF) for dental surgery, dental implants, sinus, gums
  • Stem Cells Grafting from fat for bone regain, gum remodeling
  • Medico/Legal Malpractice Investigation: Abu Dhabi Ministry of Justice, Judicial Expert and Authorities Malpractice Clinical Reviewer
  • Volume regain of gums with Fillers and Micro needling
  • Aestetic medicine: Facial/Oral Rejuvenation, Lips, area around mouth, Chin, Cheek Bone, Rejuvenation of the Face with Patient Own Blood, Double Chin liposuction

Available in our Dental Centre, Dr. Luis Gavin:

  • Monitors and provides care to patients
  • Prescribes or administers medication, therapy and other specialized medical care to treat or prevent diseases
  • Analyzes records, reports and test results to diagnose patient’s medical condition
  • Interacts with patient about medical condition
  • Explains procedures and discusses test results treatments with patient
  • Provides specific treatments and/or performs operations to treat patient medical conditions
  • Evaluates patient and records for servings as a record of treatment and/or making a possible referral to another member of the health care professional team
  • Liaisons with other medical and non-medical staff to ensure quality treatment
  • Ensures professional care and manages the delivery of care
  • Develops and maintains adherence to patient care standards through continuous quality improvement and strategically develops ambulatory practice into the continuum of care with a focus on access to care and health promotion
  • Supports the professional education of staff including the education of staff on regulatory standards
  • Assists in the development, monitoring and administration of the capital and operating budget
  • Works with professional staff to ensure a multidisciplinary approach to patient care delivery
  • Contributes to departmental and structure and policy-making
  • Participates in clinical research and supports research activities
  • Defines and evaluates staff performance through performance appraisals
  • Facilitates the incorporation of patient safety and Magnet principles into clinical
  • Supports the professional education of staff including the education of staff on regulatory standards
  • Assists in the development, monitoring and administration of the capital and operating budget


Languages Known

Fluent in Spanish, English and French

Fill in our form or call 800-DLC (800352)

+971 54 447 9903 (Emergency number)