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Adriana Semprum-Clavier, DDS

Dr. Amarjit S. Marwah and Mrs. Kuljit K. Marwah Fellow, Clinical Associate Professor, Director of DMD Advanced Standing Program

Restorative Dentistry

Pronouns: She/Her



801 S. Paulina St., IL 60612


Adriana Semprum-Clavier, D.D.S. is a Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Restorative Dentistry, College of Dentistry. Her area of expertise is early management and treatment of dental caries as well as teaching different technique courses in Operative and Restorative and Digital Dentistry. Her research at the College of Dentistry has focused on remineralization/demineralization of hard tissues on a high risk population for dental caries.

She serves as the Pre-patient Care Director for the Advanced Standing DMD Program.  Dr. Semprum current responsibilities include curriculum development, designing, implementing and evaluating students’ outcomes amongst others.

She received her D.D.S degree from Universidad Central de Venezuela in 1996 and her US DDS from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2004.

Dr. Semprum completed post-graduate training in Advanced Restorative Dentistry Training from University of Michigan in 2001 and a Master in Clinical and Translational Sciences at UIC.

Dr. Semprum also serves as the Faculty Advisor for the Hispanic Dental Association Student Chapter.

Dr Semprum is the 2022 recipient of the Jon Daniel Teaching Award, which confers upon her the distinction as a Jon Daniel Teaching Scholar.


Scholarly interests

Dr. Semprum-Clavier is currently enrolled in the Clinical and Translational Science program, focusing on Cariology prevention and Dental Erosion.



  • Universidad Central de Venezuela, DDS, 1996
  • University of Michigan, postgraduate program in Restorative Dentistry (American DDS), 2001
  • Master in Clinical and Translational Sciences at UIC