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Shahrbanoo Fadavi, DDS, MS

Professor Emerita

Pediatric Dentistry



College of Dentistry 801 S. Paulina, IL 60612

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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