Qais qualified as a dentist in Iraq at the University of Baghdad in 1994, followed by a masters degree (MSc) in Oral Pathology at the same university in 2001. On moving to the UK in 2002 he worked for a little over three and a half years in different hospitals in UK with experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He has been at First Alba Healthcare’s Forfar practice since 2012 and, as well as providing general dentistry, has been First Alba’s vocational trainer since 2017 supervising a number of trainees. He has a particular interest in endodontics, cosmetic dentistry , prosthetics and oral surgery. Qais is married with two daughters, lives at Montrose and, outside of work, enjoys reading and sport.