Abimbola O Adewumi

Abimbola O Adewumi, BDS, FDSRCS

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: DN-PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY
Business Phone: (352) 273-7643
Business Email: aadewumi@dental.ufl.edu

About Abimbola O Adewumi

Dr. Abi Adewumi, a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist, was born in London, England. She graduated with a BDS degree from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, in 1991. She subsequently went to the UK where she undertook postgraduate training in Oral surgery and obtained her Fellowship in Dental Surgery (FDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 1996. Dr. Adewumi obtained her Masters’ degree in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of London in 1999. She completed her specialist training in Pediatric Dentistry at King’s College Dental Institute and St George’s Hospital in London and was awarded a Diploma of Member in Pediatric Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MPead Dent RCS) in May 2003.

Her research interest is in Law and Ethics in Dentistry however other strong areas of interest include Dental Traumatology and Management of children with Cleft lip and palate and Craniofacial Anomalies. Dr. Adewumi joined the Craniofacial team as Pediatric Dental Faculty in March 2005 and is currently involved in presurgical nasoalveolar moulding (PNAM) of infants born with cleft lip and palate.

Publications

2021
The Diagnostic Performance of Early Sjögren’s Syndrome Autoantibodies in Juvenile Sjögren’s Syndrome: The University of Florida Pediatric Cohort Study.
Frontiers in immunology. 12 [DOI] 10.3389/fimmu.2021.704193. [PMID] 34249010.
2017
Deep Sedation Technique for Dental Rehabilitation of a Patient with Klippel-Feil Syndrome.
Journal of dentistry for children (Chicago, Ill.). 84(1):35-38 [PMID] 28387188.
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2013
Oral arginine metabolism may decrease the risk for dental caries in children.
Journal of dental research. 92(7):604-8 [DOI] 10.1177/0022034513487907. [PMID] 23640952.
2012
Parental perception vs. professional assessment of speech changes following premature loss of maxillary primary incisors.
Pediatric dentistry. 34(4):295-9 [PMID] 23014086.
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2010
Eruption hematoma as a possible oral sign of infantile scurvy.
Pediatric dentistry. 32(2):151-5 [PMID] 20483020.
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2009
Dental Management of a Patient With Factor X Deficiency
Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. 75:461-464
2009
Dental management of a patient with factor X deficiency.
Journal (Canadian Dental Association). 75(6):461-4 [PMID] 19627657.
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2009
Scurvy: forgotten but definitely not gone.
Journal of pediatric health care : official publication of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates & Practitioners. 23(6):405-15 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pedhc.2008.10.008. [PMID] 19875028.
2008
Impact of Er,Cr:YSGG laser therapy on the cleanliness of the root canal walls of primary teeth.
Journal of endodontics. 34(4):474-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2008.02.006. [PMID] 18358901.
2008
Stainless steel crown aspiration during sedation in pediatric dentistry.
Pediatric dentistry. 30(1):59-62 [PMID] 18402101.
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2008
The incidence of adverse reactions following 4% septocaine (articaine) in children.
Pediatric dentistry. 30(5):424-8 [PMID] 18942603.
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Grants

May 2011 – May 2021
Oral Health Status of Oral & G-Tube Fed Individuals with Glycogen Storage Disease: A Comparative Study
Role: Project Manager
Funding: UF FOU

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2017,2020-2021
DEN6942 Grand Rounds
2011-2018,2020
DEN5210 Dev Biol Psychosoc 1
2011-2017,2020-2021
DEN7452C Dental Child Patient
2006-2007,2009-2021
DEN8290 Special Topics
2011-2014,2016-2021
DEN7826L Clin Pedia Den Grad
2011-2013,2015-2021,2017-2021,2021
DEN7825L Clin Pediatric Den 1
2011-2014,2016-2021,2021
DEN8828L Clin Pediatric Den 3
2014
DEN6905 Individual Study
2013-2014,2021
DEN8827L Clin Pediatric Den 2
2012
DEN6934 Special Topics in Dentistry
2011
DEN8708L Community Dentistry 1
2006
DEN6910 Supervised Research

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-7643
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