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 and received postgraduate training from the University of Kentucky for management of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain. After completing parental Conscious Sedation training at New York Medical College, he practiced General Dentistry for many years in Oklahoma City and Edmond Oklahoma area, before moving to Houston in 2001.
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 assistant professor in the Department of General Practice & Dental Public Health, where he teaches Treatment Planning, Assessment and Diagnostic Sciences to dental students. He is also advises students on their clinical learning experiences to become a competent dentist. He is the course director for second year clinic where students begin their treatment planning experiences. Additionally, he is involved in the teaching of Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Orofacial pain.
Dr. Adibi serves on several committees at the School of Dentistry. In 2010 he became an ad hoc reviewer for the American Dental Education Association, Journal of Dental Education. Since he joined School of Dentistry, he has published manuscripts on subjects of Laser Dentistry, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Conflict of interest in research and Patient care.
1. 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)
2. 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)
3. 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)
4. 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.
5. Adibi S. 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.
6. Jessee S. A., Servos T. A. , Seals M. L. , Franklin D. R. , Shynett B. C. , Adibi S. 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.
7. Adibi S., Bouquot J., Laser Therapy of Recurrent Aphthous Ulcer. American Academy of Orofacial Pain Winter 2009 Newsletter.
Peer Reviewed National Publications:
1. Adibi S., Zhang W., Servos T., O’Neill P., Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Dentistry: What a Dental Educator and Dental Learner must know. J Dent Educ. (accepted for Publication)
2. Bouquot J. E., Adibi S. 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.
3. Adibi S., Er, Cr: YSGG Laser Use for Soft Tissue Management during the Restoration of an Implant: A Case Report. J Laser Dent 2009:17(1); 34-36.
4. Trajtenberg C., Adibi S., Removal of Irritation Fibroma using an Er, Cr:YSGG Laser: A case report. Gen Dent 2008: Nov-Dec: 56(7):648-51.
Texas Dental Journal Publications
1. Adibi S., Suarez P., Bouquot J. Papillary tip melanosis (pigmented fungi form lingual papillae). Texas Dent J 2011; 128:572-573, 576-578.
2. 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.