Dr Norah Ayad graduated dentistry at the University of Queensland in 2012 with awards in Paeditaric dentistry and the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Undergradute Award. She works in private practice on the Gold Coast where she operates as a dentist and practice owner. She has served on ADAQ Council since 2016 as the Gold Coast regional representative and has been involved in ADAQ Committees including the RG&S Committee, Oral Health Committee, Dental Practice Committee and Marketing & Membership Committee. She is also the ADAQ Gold Coast sub-branch president and has been since 2015. Norah is a passionate advocate for oral health promotion in the community, supporting young dental professionals in their careers and engaging with a range of health professionals to ensure best possible patient care.