Two Minutes with
Dr. Issa Bader
Dr. Issa S. Bader. Graduated from Terra-Santa College in 1990. He Got his BDS in 1995 from University of Jordan and the DUA from the Lebanese University in 2002. Was enrolled in the 2-years endodontic program/ Lebanese University but couldn’t finish the second year for personal reasons. Since 1996 he is running his private dental practice in Amman-Jordan. In 2005 he founded Smile Dental Journal along with Ms. Solange Sfeir and Dr. Ma’moon Salhab.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO BE IN THE DENTISTRY FIELD?
The idea of becoming a “micro-architecture engineer”
WHAT ARE THE BEST/WORST ASPECTS OF YOUR JOB?
Best: direct communication with people, high self-esteem when the mission is accomplished, and a lot more…
Worst: long working hours that is reflected negatively on social life, personal medical problems mainly postural… and a few more
WHERE DO YOU LIVE?
WHAT DO YOU DRIVE?
Mainly my feet… Sometimes Suzuki Vitara
WHAT DRIVES YOU?
YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?
Internet browsing and listening to relaxing instrumental music
YOUR FAVORITE FILM?
Scent of a Woman
FAVORITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?
Any sea-side small town
WHAT REALLY ANNOYS YOU?
WHAT KEEPS YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT?
WHAT MAKES YOU SMILE?
YOUR BEST CHARACTERISTIC?
I prefer to leave it to be named by others
None I can remember
CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS?
Can’t bear routine
WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELAX?
IF YOU WEREN’T A DENTIST, WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE LIKED TO HAVE BEEN?
Researcher in old civilizations
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR MOTTO IN LIFE?
Work for a cause not for applause, and never regret anything that made you SMILE