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Shahrbanoo Fadavi, DDS, MS

Professor Emerita

Pediatric Dentistry



College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina, IL 60612

Selected Publications

Testa, R., Fadavi, S., Koerber, A., Punwani, I. and Bhat, R. (2012). Oral Intubation in Premature Infants with and without Stabilizing Devices, Pedaitr. Dent., Vol. 34, No. 2, p 138-141.

Lamberghini, F, Kaste, L., Fadavi, S., Koerber, A., Punwani, I.C., Smith, B. E. (2012). An association of Premature Loss of Primary Maxillary Incisors with Speech Production of Bilingual Children , Pediatr Dent., Vol. 34, No. 4, p. 307-311.

Kim, J., Kaste, L., Fadavi, S., and Benjamin Neelon, S. E. (2012). Are State Child Care Regulations Meeting the National Oral Health and Nutrition Standards? Pedaitr. Dent., V 34, No. 4, p. 317-324.

Fadavi, S., Sevandal, M., Koerber, A., and Punwani, I. (2009). Survey of Oral Health Knowledge and Behavior of Pregnant Minority Adolescents. Pediatr Dent., Vol. 31, p. 405-408.

Kaste LM, Sreenivasan D, Koerber A, Punwani I, Fadavi , S. (2007). Pediatric oral health knowledge of African American and Hispanic of Mexican origin expectant mothers. Pediatr Dent. 2, Jul-Aug, 29(4):287-92.

Okunami, T. , Kusnoto, B., , BeGole, E., Evans, C., Sadowsky, C. and Fadavi, S. (2007). Assessing the American Board of Orthodontics objective grading system: Digital vs. plaster dental casts. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 131(1), Pages 51 – 56


  • University of Tehran, DDS
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, MS, Pediatric Dentistry
  • University of Illinois, Chicago, Specialty Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (ABPD), 1997 (unlimited term member)
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Oral Examination Committee Member, 2007-present
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Committee Member on Recertification and Quality Assurance, 2007-present
  • ADA, CODA, Consultant, Site Visitor for Pediatric Dentistry , 2006-present