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Shawn Adibi, DDS, MEd

Title: Associate Professor
         Director of Assessment & Treatment Planning Clinic
Office: SOD-5429
Phone: 713-486-4565
Department/Administrative Area: General Practice and Dental Public Health
MEd | University of Houston, 2012
DDS | University of Oklahoma, College of Dentistry, 1993
BS | Chemistry, University of Florida

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. In 2012, he completed and received a Master of Education (MEd) in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Houston.

Dr. Adibi serves on several committees at School of Dentistry, Councilor for the Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine Section of American Dental Education Association. He is a fellow of American Academy of Oral Medicine. Since he joined School of Dentistry, he has published several manuscripts on subjects of Laser Dentistry, Oral Pathology, and Oral Radiology. His research area of interests includes Oral Medicine and Educational Researches.