Sumita Sam

Sumita Sam, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: DN-ORAL PATHOLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-6703
Business Email: ssam@dental.ufl.edu

About Sumita Sam

Dr. Sumita Sam received her DDS from the University of Detroit Mercy in 2017. She completed her oral and maxillofacial pathology residency from the University of Florida in 2022. She entered academia as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry, where she instructed dental graduate, pre-doctoral, and hygiene students. She participated in UMKC’s oral pathology biopsy service, and also performed clinical consultations for dental patients in both the student and faculty practice clinics.

She returned to UFCD in 2024 as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences, Division of Oral Pathology. In her role, she instructs dental students and residents, and participates in UFCD’s Biopsy Service, reading both external and internal cases within the College of Dentistry’s Faculty Practice.

Dr. Sam is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, a fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and a member of both the American Dental Education Association and Florida Dental Association. She’s published in several peer-reviewed publications and is co-author of the Diagnostic Discussion in the Florida Dental Association’s journal: Today’s FDA.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate
    American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology

Publications

2023
COVID-related mucormycosis mimicking dental infection.
Oral and maxillofacial surgery cases. 9(2) [DOI] 10.1016/j.omsc.2023.100310. [PMID] 37193535.
2022
A Co-Association of Streptococcus mutans and Veillonella parvula/dispar in Root Caries Patients and In Vitro Biofilms.
Infection and immunity. 90(10) [DOI] 10.1128/iai.00355-22. [PMID] 36129298.
2022
Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor: a series of 28 cases from a biopsy service.
Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985). 53(3):260-269 [DOI] 10.3290/j.qi.b2218723. [PMID] 34709771.
2022
Leiomyosarcoma of the Nasal Cavity and Paranasal Sinuses: A Case Report and Comprehensive Review of the Literature.
Head and neck pathology. 16(3):918-927 [DOI] 10.1007/s12105-022-01427-8. [PMID] 35157212.
2022
Peripheral ameloblastic fibro-odontoma-Report of 2 cases of a very rare entity.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology. 133(6):e178-e182 [DOI] 10.1016/j.oooo.2021.09.006. [PMID] 34753693.

Education

Certificate in Oral & Maxillofactial Pathology
2022 · University of Florida College of Dentistry
Doctor of Dental Surgery
2017 · University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry
Bachelor of Science in Biology / Minor in Psychology
2013 · University of Detroit Mercy

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6703
Emails:
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Business Mailing:
1395 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611
Business Street:
1395 CENTER DR
GAINESVILLE FL 32611