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Seema Kurup, M.D.S., M.S., FAAOP, FAAOM

Associate Professor, Division of Oral Medicine
Course Director, Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders (TMD)
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Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-1605

School of Dental Medicine

Seema Kurup is a board-certified orofacial pain (OFP) and temporomandibular disorders (TMD) specialist and a Fellow of American Academy of Oral Medicine. Dr. Kurup sees patients in the OFP/TMD clinic under the University Dentists Faculty Practice and is actively involved in research. As course director, she leads the didactic and clinical curricula for predoctoral students and residents in the School of Dental Medicine and she is also the course director for Oral Medicine ad Oral Pathology course for dental hygienists.

BDSKasturba Medical College (KMC), Mangalore UniversityDental Surgery
MDSS.D.M. College of Dental Sciences and Hospital (Rajiv Gandhi University)Oral Medicine and Radiology
M.S.State University of New YorkOral Sciences
CertificateState University of New YorkOrofacial Pain and TMD

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyUniversity of KentuckyMini-Residency Program on TMJ and Orofacial Pain

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
‘Qualified Dentist’ TitleAmerican Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
DiplomateAmerican Board of Orofacial Pain

Management of temporomandibular disorders, chronic orofacial pain patients, and manages sleep apnea with oral sleep appliances.

Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
AAOP Mentorship CommitteeProfessional/Scientific OrganizationChairExternalNational2022
Connecticut Comprehensive Pain CenterProfessional/Scientific OrganizationClinical Review Team MemberUConn HealthState2021
International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational20192021
American Academy of Oral Medicine (AAOM)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2016
American Academy of Orofacial Pain (AAOP)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2016
Indian Dental Association (IDA)Professional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalInternational20112014
Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology (IAOMR)Professional/Scientific OrganizationLife MemberExternalInternational1998

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