Taseef Farook

Taseef Farook

Higher Degree by Research Candidate

Adelaide Dental School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Dr. Taseef H. Farook's expertise and interests lie within the sphere of digital healthcare. His specific interests include 1) medical image processing (CT, CBCT etc.), 2) occlusion and temporomandibular joint disorders, 3) computer vision & medical machine learning, 4) laser scanning and intraoral scanning, 5) clinical microphotography and stereophotogrammetry, and 6) CAD-CAM

Dr Farook is a PhD candidate, MedTech entrepreneur, and overseas-qualified dentist with broad experience in digital healthcare and academic research across Australia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, and the UK. He has led research projects to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) and affordable dental technology into clinical diagnostics and was awarded over AUD 400,000+ in funding and scholarships since 2020 for his research in digital dentistry. Dr Farook was the winner of the International Student of the Year 2023 Award and Academic Excellence: Postgraduate Research, awarded by the Government of South Australia and decorated by Her Excellency, Frances Adamson, the Governor of South Australia. Dr Farook was also one of the finalists of the Australian e-Challenge 2022 and winner of the Enabled Solution Award for entrepreneurial excellence as a founder of the Dental Loop initiative (www.thedentalloop.com).

Dr Farook has experience in talent acquisition and managing casual staff, funds management, organising and leading workshops, public speaking, and academic teaching, and has published his work with highly reputed peer-reviewed journals.

  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Saad, F. H., Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Zhao, Y., Liao, Z., Verjans, J. W., & Dudley, J. (2024). Facial and mandibular landmark tracking with habitual head posture estimation using linear and fiducial markers. Healthcare Technology Letters, 11(1), 21-30.
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    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (2024). Deep learning and predictive modelling for generating normalised muscle function parameters from signal images of mandibular electromyography. Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, 62(6), 1763-1779.
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    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., & Dudley, J. (2024). Dental loop signals: Image-to-signal processing for mandibular electromyography. Software Impacts, 19, 5 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2024 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2024). A comparison of a handheld minicomputer and an external graphics processing unit in performing 3D intraoral scans. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, S0022-3913(24)00222-1.
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    2024 Farook, T. H., Haq, T. M., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (2024). Predicting masticatory muscle activity and deviations in mouth opening from non-invasive temporomandibular joint complex functional analyses. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation.
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    2023 Jamayet, N. B., Farook, T. H., AL-Oulabi, A., Johari, Y., & Patil, P. G. (2023). Digital workflow and virtual validation of a 3D-printed definitive hollow obturator for a large palatal defect. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 129(5), 798-804.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS3 Europe PMC3
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Jamayet, N. B., Rashid, F., Barman, A., Sidhu, P., . . . Daood, U. (2023). Computer-aided design and 3-dimensional artificial/convolutional neural network for digital partial dental crown synthesis and validation.. Scientific reports, 13(1), 8 pages.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Clinical machine learning in parafunctional and altered functional occlusion: A systematic review. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, S0022-3913(23)00051-3.
    DOI Scopus7 Europe PMC5
    2023 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Automation and deep (machine) learning in temporomandibular joint disorder radiomics. A systematic review. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 50(6), 501-521.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS3 Europe PMC12
    2023 Tareq, A., Faisal, M. I., Islam, M. S., Rafa, N. S., Chowdhury, T., Ahmed, S., . . . Dudley, J. (2023). Visual Diagnostics of Dental Caries through Deep Learning of Non-Standardised Photographs Using a Hybrid YOLO Ensemble and Transfer Learning Model. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 20(7), 5351.
    DOI Scopus6 Europe PMC3
    2023 Salahin, S. M. S., Ullaa, M. D. S., Ahmed, S., Mohammed, N., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). One-Stage Methods of Computer Vision Object Detection to Classify Carious Lesions from Smartphone Imaging. Oral, 3(2), 176-190.
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    2023 Hasan, H. A., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., Mohammed, N., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Experimental validation of computer-vision methods for the successful detection of endodontic treatment obturation and progression from noisy radiographs. Oral Radiology, 39(4), 683-698.
    DOI Scopus4 Europe PMC4
    2023 Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Neuroendocrine Influencers and Associated Factors That Shape Jaw Movement and Growth in Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Management: A Systematic Review of Clinical and Radiographic Evidence. Journal of Personalized Medicine, 13(5), 840.
    DOI Scopus2 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Jamayet, N. B., & Dudley, J. (2023). Computer vision with smartphone microphotography for detection of carious lesions. Intelligence-Based Medicine, 8, 100105.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Giri, J., Rashid, F., Hughes, T., & Dudley, J. (2023). Influence of Intraoral Scanners, Operators, and Data Processing on Dimensional Accuracy of Dental Casts for Unsupervised Clinical Machine Learning: An in Vitro Comparative Study. International Journal of Dentistry, 2023, 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus2
    2023 Giri, J., Bockmann, M., Brook, A., Farook, T. H., Meade, M., & Hughes, T. (2023). Heritability of dental arches and occlusal characteristics: a systematic review and meta-analysis. European Journal of Orthodontics, 45(6), 854-867.
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    2023 Farook, T. H., Ahmed, S., Talukder, M. S. I., & Dudley, J. (2023). A 3D printed electronic wearable device to generate vertical, horizontal and phono-articulatory jaw movement parameters: A concept implementation. PLoS ONE, 18(9 September), 13 pages.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Dental Loop FLT: Facial landmark tracking. SoftwareX, 24, 6 pages.
    DOI Scopus4
    2023 Arian, M. S. H., Rakib, M. T. A., Ali, S., Ahmed, S., Farook, T. H., Mohammed, N., & Dudley, J. (2023). Pseudo labelling workflow, margin losses, hard triplet mining, and PENViT backbone for explainable age and biological gender estimation using dental panoramic radiographs. SN Applied Sciences, 5(11), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Rashid, F., Farook, T. H., & Dudley, J. (2023). Digital Shade Matching in Dentistry: A Systematic Review. Dentistry Journal, 11(11), 250-1-250-22.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS1 Europe PMC3
    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Clinical Annotation and Segmentation Tool (CAST) Implementation for Dental Diagnostics. Cureus, 15(11), e48734-1-e48734-11.
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    2023 Farook, T. H., Saad, F. H., Ahmed, S., & Dudley, J. (2023). Dental loop SnP: Speech and phonetic pattern recognition. SoftwareX, 24, 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus1
    2022 Farook, T. H., Abdullah, J. Y., Jamayet, N. B., & Alam, M. K. (2022). Percentage of mesh reduction appropriate for designing digital obturator prostheses on personal computers. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 128(2), 219-224.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS3 Europe PMC3
    2022 Rashid, F., Jamayet, N. B., Farook, T. H., AL-Rawas, M., Barman, A., Johari, Y., . . . Alam, M. K. (2022). Color variations during digital imaging of facial prostheses subjected to unfiltered ambient light and image calibration techniques within dental clinics: An in vitro analysis. PLoS ONE, 17(8 August), 17 pages.
    DOI Scopus6 WoS2 Europe PMC5
    2022 Ul Huqh, M. Z., Abdullah, J. Y., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., & Marya, A. (2022). A CURRENT UPDATE ON THE USE OF INTRAORAL SCANNERS IN DENTISTRY-A REVIEW OF LITERATURE. International Journal of Clinical Dentistry, 15(3), 503-518.
    Scopus2
    2022 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Alam, M. K., & Dudley, J. (2022). Variables influencing the device-dependent approaches in digitally analysing jaw movement-a systematic review.. Clinical oral investigations, 27(2), 489-504.
    DOI Scopus13 WoS3 Europe PMC8
    2021 Rashid, F., Haque, S., Farook, T. H., Barman, A., Alam, M. K., & Jamayet, N. B. (2021). Paederus dermatitis: A severe reaction to charlie’s kiss. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 20(2), 459-462.
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    2021 Rashid, F., Barman, A., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Yhaya, M. F. B., & Alam, M. K. (2021). Factors affecting color stability of maxillofacial prosthetic silicone elastomer: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, 53(6), 698-754.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS4
    2021 Al-Oulabi, A., Al Rawas, M., Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Barman, A., Jamayet, N. B., & Alam, M. K. (2021). The loss of an eye due to occupational injury: Two case studies of ocular prosthetic rehabilitation. Work, 69(3), 865-870.
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    2021 Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Asif, J. A., Din, A. S., Mahyuddin, M. N., & Alam, M. K. (2021). Development and virtual validation of a novel digital workflow to rehabilitate palatal defects by using smartphone-integrated stereophotogrammetry (SPINS). Scientific Reports, 11(1), 10 pages.
    DOI Scopus12 WoS8 Europe PMC4
    2021 Beh, Y. H., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Dudley, J. E., Rashid, F., Barman, A., & Alam, M. K. (2021). Evaluation of the Differences Between Conventional and Digitally Developed Models Used for Prosthetic Rehabilitation in a Case of Untreated Palatal Cleft. The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, 58(3), 386-390.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC3
    2021 Farook, T. H., Rashid, F., Jamayet, N. B., Abdullah, J. Y., Dudley, J., & Khursheed Alam, M. (2021). A virtual analysis of the precision and accuracy of 3-dimensional ear casts generated from smartphone camera images. The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 128(4), 830-836.
    DOI Scopus9 WoS6 Europe PMC6
    2021 Farook, T. H., Barman, A., Abdullah, J. Y., & Jamayet, N. B. (2021). Optimization of Prosthodontic Computer-Aided Designed Models: A Virtual Evaluation of Mesh Quality Reduction Using Open Source Software. Journal of Prosthodontics, 30(5), 420-429.
    DOI Scopus20 WoS12 Europe PMC4
    2021 Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Abdullah, J. Y., & Alam, M. K. (2021). Machine Learning and Intelligent Diagnostics in Dental and Orofacial Pain Management: A Systematic Review. Pain Research and Management, 2021, 9 pages.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS16 Europe PMC10
    2020 Farook, T. H., Radford, J., Alam, M. K., & Jamayet, N. B. (2020). Plagiarism in dentistry - a systematic review. British Dental Journal, 7 pages.
    DOI Scopus7 WoS5 Europe PMC3
    2020 Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Abdullah, J. Y., Asif, J. A., Rajion, Z. A., & Alam, M. K. (2020). Designing 3D prosthetic templates for maxillofacial defect rehabilitation: A comparative analysis of different virtual workflows. Computers in Biology and Medicine, 118, 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus33 WoS17 Europe PMC7
    2020 Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Abdullah, J. Y., Rajion, Z. A., & Alam, M. K. (2020). A systematic review of the computerized tools and digital techniques applied to fabricate nasal, auricular, orbital and ocular prostheses for facial defect rehabilitation. Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 121(3), 268-277.
    DOI Scopus45 WoS26 Europe PMC10
    2020 Farook, T. H., & Jamayet, N. B. (2020). A review of prostheses fabricated for rehabilitation of nasal septal defect using digital workflow. Otorinolaringologia, 70(2).
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    2020 Farook, T. H., Mousa, M. A., & Jamayet, N. B. (2020). Method to control tongue position and open source image segmentation for cone-beam computed tomography of patients with large palatal defect to facilitate digital obturator design. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medicine, and Pathology, 32(1), 61-64.
    DOI Scopus16 WoS14
    2020 Barman, A., Rashid, F., Farook, T. H., Jamayet, N. B., Dudley, J., Yhaya, M. F. B., & Alam, M. K. (2020). The Influence of Filler Particles on the Mechanical Properties of Maxillofacial Prosthetic Silicone Elastomers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. Polymers (Basel), 12(7), 16 pages.
    DOI Scopus10 WoS9 Europe PMC6
    2020 Alrawas, M., Rashid, F., Barman, A., Farook, T. H., Aloulabi, A., Jamayet, N. B., & Alam, M. K. (2020). Sustaining an obturator prosthesis with zygomatic suspension wires in a case of subtotal maxillectomy and insufficient ridge supported retention: A case report. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 19(3), 582-585.
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    2019 Jamayet, N. B., Ul Islam Nizami, M. M., Rahman, A. M., Twinkle, A. B., Farah Rashid, Q., Farook, T. H., & Alam, M. K. (2019). Fabrication of ear prosthesis with the integration of CAD/CAM system. Pediatria i Medycyna Rodzinna, 15(3), 327-331.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    2019 Farook, T. H., Rahman, A. M., Nizami, M. M. U. I., Amin, M., Jamayet, N. B., & Alam, M. K. (2019). Custom made ocular prosthesis for acquired eye defect: A definitive option of rehabilitation. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 18(4), 823-826.
    DOI Scopus2 WoS1
    - Farook, T. H., Ramees, L., & Dudley, J. (n.d.). Variables Associated with Jaw Clicking in a South Australian Population: A Cross-Sectional Study. Oral, 4(2), 217-230.
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2024 - Kwok Lee Bequest - The use of audio and video signals and machine learning to establish trends in functional occlusion during speech

2023 - FHMS Early Grant Development Scheme - Artificial Intelligence for restorative, endodontic, and surgical modelling of South Australian dental Healthcare

2022 - Kwok Lee Bequest - The use of electronic and computerised tracking to determine trends in maxillomandibular trajectory, relation and phono-articulation


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