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Seema Ashrafi, DDS, MS, and Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology

Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Pre-doctoral Periodontics, Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology




801 S. Paulina St., IL 60612

Office Phone:

(312) 413-9149

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Selected Publications

Nuha Nakib; Seema S. Ashrafi. Drug-induced gingival overgrowth. Disease-a-Month. 2011;57(4):225-230.

Seema S. Ashrafi; Nuha Nakib. Need for antibiotic premedication for patients having periodontal dental procedures. Disease-a-Month. 2011;57(4):218-224.

Arnold D Steinberg; Philip G Bashook; James Drummond; Seema Ashrafi; Milos Zefran. Assessment of faculty perception of content validity of PerioSim, a haptic-3D virtual reality dental training simulator. Journal of dental education. 2007;71(12):1574-1582.

J.L. Borke; A.E.-M. Zaki; D.R. Eisenmann; S.H. Ashrafi; S.S. Ashrafi; J.T. Penniston. Expression of plasma membrane Ca++ pump epitopes parallels the progression of enamel and dentin mineralization in rat incisor. Journal of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry. 1993;41(2):175-181.

D.R. Eisenmann; S. Ashrafi; A.E. Zaki. Multi-method analysis of calcium localization in the secretory ameloblast. Journal of Dental Research. 1982;Spec No:1555-1562.


  • •University of Illinois at Chicago, BS (Biology), 1988 •University of Illinois at Chicago, BS (Dentistry), 1991 •University of Illinois at Chicago, DDS, 1993 •University of Illinois at Chicago, MS (Histology), 1994 •University of Illinois at Chicago, Specialty certificate in Periodontics, 1999 •Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology