Rana Al-Falaki has been a UK registered specialist in periodontics since 2003. She has been an undergraduate and post-graduate clinical lecturer and consultant. Now mainly in specialist practice, where she is conducting research on laser applications and the use of the Er,Cr:YSGG laser in Periodontology and Implantology. She lectures internationally and has published several papers and articles on the subject, and is a pioneer in this field and founder of the Global Periodontal Laser User Society. She is also an honorary lecturer at Guys Dental School, University of London, a Fellow of the International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics, and a visiting professor to the Medical University of Taipei. She is on the peer review panel for several laser journals, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Lasers in Dental Science. Her clinic has won the Global Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Awards for Best Periodontal Practice in the UK for the past 4 years running, as well as awards the Most Innovative Periodontal Therapy, and an award for Global Excellence in her field.