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Shawn Adibi, DDS, MEd


Title: Associate Professor
         Director of Assessment & Treatment Planning Clinic
Office: SOD-5429
Phone: 713-486-4565
Email: Shawn.Adibi@uth.tmc.edu
Department/Administrative Area: General Practice and Public Health
Education:
University of Florida, Undergraduate Studies in Chemistry
University of Oklahoma, Dental School Studies
University of Texas San Antonio, Implantology Studies
University of Kentucky Lexington, Orofacial Pain/TMD Studies
University of Houston College of Education, Certificate in Integration Innovation Technologies in Health Science Education & Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in Health Science Education

Dr. Shawn Adibi received his DDS degree from University of Oklahoma in 1993. After graduation, he entered into private practice in Oklahoma City. Dr. Adibi completed a preceptorship in Implantology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1995. He completed a parental Conscious Sedation training at New York Medical College, department of Dentistry and practiced General Dentistry for many years in Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma area, before moving to Houston in 2001. He continued postgraduate training from the University of Kentucky for management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain in 2008.

Dr. Adibi served as dentist for Harris County Hospital District for 2002-2004. He received recognition for serving America’s underserved communities as a member of the National Health Service Corps. He has also received certification of appreciation from the Department of Health and Human Service for his dedication to children of Texas. He is recipient of Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award for Scholarship in Teaching, Top Dentists and Texas Best Doctors & Dentists Awards.

Currently Dr. Adibi is an associate professor in the Department of General Practice & Dental Public Health, where he teaches Assessment, Treatment Planning and Diagnostic Sciences to dental students. He is the director for several clinical courses. Dr. Adibi practices as a general dentist in Faculty Practice where he treats patients with Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. He has become an academic fellow of American Academy of Oral Medicine and has completed the Health Educators Fellowship program at the University of Texas, Health Science Center at Houston.

Dr. Adibi serves on several committees at School of Dentistry, involved in activities within American Education Association and American Academy of Oral Medicine. Since he joined School of Dentistry, he has published manuscripts on subjects of Laser Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Conflict of interest in research and Patient care. His research area of interests includes Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Educational Researches.

Research studies:

Abstracts

1. Bouquot J, Infante N. Servos T, Adibi S. Engaging and Assessing The diagnostic mind – the science of making choices using pattern recognition for Maxillofacial diagnosis. Annual meeting, UTHSC, Educational Symposium, Evaluation & Assessment Conference, Houston, Texas, May, 2013. (Poster)
2. Bouquot J, Adibi S., Servos T, Infante N. Engaging the diagnostic mind – the science of making choices; pattern recognition for orofacial diagnosis. Annual meeting, UTHSC, Educational Symposium, Evaluation & Assessment Conference, Houston, Texas, May, 2013. (Poster)
3. *Bouquot J, Adibi S., Collins B. Idiopathic Subcorneal Acantholytic Keratosis-a new mucosal sloughing lesion. Annual meeting, American Academy of Oral Medicine, San Antonio, Texas, April, 2013.
4. Adibi S., Chaluparambil J, Chambers K.C., Estes K, Valenza J. A., Walji M. F., Assessing the Delivery of Comprehensive Care at a Dental School. Annual meeting, American Dental Education Association, Seattle, Washington, March, 2013.
5. Adibi S., Suarez P, Bouquot J. Papillary tip melanosis (brown tongue bumps) – an unusual variant of physiological and drug-induced melanosis. Proceedings, annual meeting, American Academy of Oral Medicine, Charleston, South Carolina, April, 2012. (Abstract)
6. *Bouquot J, Servos T, Adibi S., Infante N. Must Know Oral Lesions – a hyperlinked collection for teaching oral medicine. Proceedings, annual meeting, Canadian Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Medicine. Charleston, South Carolina, April, 2012. (Case series)
7. *Bouquot J, Servos T, Adibi S., Infante N. 96 virtual cases – a hyperlinked collection for teaching oral medicine. Proceedings, annual meeting, Canadian Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology & Oral Medicine. Charleston, South Carolina, April, 2012. (Series of case reports)
8. Adibi S., Suarez, P., *Bouquot J. Chronic lingual papulosis – new name for a common entity? Proceedings, Annual meeting, Western Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology, Park City, Utah, September, 2011.
9. Adibi S., Bouquot J. E. Chronic lingual papulosis – a new, independent entity or “mature” form of transient lingual papillitis? Proceedings, Annual meeting, American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, San Juan, Puerto Rico, April, 2011.
10. *Jessee S. A., Servos T. A. , Seals M. L. , Franklin D. R. , Shynett B. C. , Adibi S. Patient Screening Policies for Undergraduate Dental Student Patient Care at US Dental Schools. American Dental Education Association, 87th Annual Meeting, Washington DC, March, 2010.

Peer Reviewed National Publications

1. Adibi S., Zhang W, Servos T, O’Neill P (2012) Cone Beam Computed Tomography for General Dentists. doi: 10.4172/scientific reports. 519(1): 2-5, 2012.
2. Adibi S, Zhang W, Servos T, O’Neill NP. Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Dentistry: What Dental Educators and Learners Should Know. J Dent Educ.; 76: 1437-1442. 2012.
3. Bouquot J. E., Adibi S. Sanchez M. Chronic lingual papulosis – new “independent” entity or chronic version of transient lingual papillitis? Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Med Oral Radiol 2012; 113(1):111-117. 2012. 2009.
4. Adibi S., Er, Cr: YSGG Laser Use for Soft Tissue Management during the Restoration of an Implant: A Case Report. J Laser Dent: 17(1); 34-36. 2009.
5. Trajtenberg C., Adibi S., Removal of Irritation Fibroma using an Er, Cr:YSGG Laser: A case report. Gen Dent: Nov-Dec: 56(7):648-51. 2008.

Texas Dental Journal Publications

1. Adibi S., Chaluparambil J, Chambers K. C., Estes K, Valenza J. A., Walji M. F., Assessing the Delivery of Comprehensive Care at a Dental School. Tex Dent J, 129(12): 1267-1275, 2012.2.
2. Adibi S., Suarez P., Bouquot J. Papillary tip melanosis (pigmented fungi form lingual papillae). Texas Dent J 2011; 128:572-573, 576-578.
3. Adibi S., Bebermeyer R. D., Conflict of Interest in Research: Is Clinical Decision Making Compromised? An Opinion Paper. Tex Dent J 2010; 127(8):735-741.
4. Adibi S., Bouquot J., Laser Therapy of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer, American Academy of Orofacial Pain Winter 2009 Newsletter