Thamer M. Musbah, DDS

  • Director, Dental Urgent Care Clinic

Conditions

  • Oral Mucosal Lesions: Lichen Planus, Pemphigus, Pemphigoid, Aphthous Ulcers, Premalignant and Malignant Lesions.
  • Orofacial Pain including Temporomandibular Disorders (TMJ), Trigeminal Neuralgia, Burning Mouth Disorder, Myofascial Pain, and Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias.
  • Dry Mouth
  • Sjögren’s Syndrome
  • Oral Manifestations of Systemic Diseases
    • Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Snoring (Oral Appliance Therapy)

Procedures Performed

  • Oral soft tissue biopsies
  • Minor Salivary gland biopsy for Sjogren's (lip biopsy)
  • Sialometry (salivary flow rate)
  • Masticatory muscle injections
  • Cervical muscle injections
    • Oral intra-lesion steroid injections

About

Dr. Musbah graduated from Tripoli University, College of Dentistry in Tripoli, Libya in 2004. He is an Oral Medicine and Oral Facial Pain Specialist and currently an Assistant Professor and director of dental urgent care clinic in the Division of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Dr. Musbah trained in Special Needs Dentistry at New York University. He completed residencies in Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and in Orofacial Pain at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and the American Board of Oral Facial Pain.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology

Training & Education

Degree

Tripoli University, School of Dentistry, Tripoli, Libya

Residency

Oral Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia
Orofacial Pain, University of Kentucky

Fellowship

Advanced General Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, N.Y.
Special Need Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, N.Y.

Certifications and Special Training

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine
American Board of Oral Facial Pain

Insurance Information

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