Professor Ben Yahya assumed position as FDI President in September 2021, she is a committed advocate for oral health, particularly in the African region. She is the president and a founding member of the Moroccan Dental Association (Association Marocaine de Prévention Bucco Dentaire – AMPBD). Under her leadership, AMPBD has become a leader in promoting preventive strategies and offering continuing education opportunities to ensure better oral health outcomes in the country.
As a professor at the dental university in Casablanca, Morocco, Professor Ben Yahya has trained generations of dentists in Morocco. She is also the chief physician at the Center for Dental Consultations and Treatments at the CHU Ibn Rochd Hospital in Casablanca. She has also served on numerous committees, commissions, juries, and boards throughout her career in dental medicine.