Sepideh Banava, DDS, MBA, MPH

Deputy, DPH Residency Program Director

Dr. Sepideh Banava is a dentist and specialist in Restorative Dentistry and Dental Materials, and a Dental Public Health Diplomate. She has over 20 years of clinical and research experience in fields such as dental biomaterials, dental caries prevention and treatment, oral health disparities, oral health literacy, infection control in dentistry, school-based programs, designing surveys, social marketing, designing and conducting clinical trials, and health informatics.


Intimate partner violence and orofacial injuries in a multi-school dental data repository.

Journal of dental education

Banava S, Lippman SA, Schenk G, Gansky SA

Integrating Oral, Physical, and Mental Health Via Public Health Literacy.

Health literacy research and practice

Schillinger D, Banava S, Gansky SA

Virucidal activity of nasal sprays against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2.

The Journal of hospital infection

Meister TL, Todt D, Brüggemann Y, Steinmann J, Banava S, Brill FHH, Steinmann J, Pfaender S, Steinmann E

Coronavirus Disease Update on Epidemiology, Virology, and Prevention.

Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995)

Banava S, Gansky SA, Reddy MS

Impact of Dilution and Polymerization on Cytotoxicity of Dentin Adhesives to Human Gingival Fibroblasts: Early Exposure Time.

Journal of dental research, dental clinics, dental prospects

Banava S, Najibfard K, Garcia-Godoy F, Saghiri MA, Ghahremani MH, Ostad N

The effect of recommending a CPP-ACPF product on salivary and plaque pH levels in orthodontic patients: a randomized cross-over clinical trial.

Acta odontologica Scandinavica

Heshmat H, Banava S, Mohammadi E, Kharazifard MJ, Mojtahedzadeh F

Restorative: Bio-treatment of caries.

British dental journal

Banava S, Safaie Yazdi M, Heshmat H

Correlation between long-term in vivo amalgam restorations and the presence of heavy elements in the dental pulp.

Journal of trace elements in medicine and biology : organ of the Society for Minerals and Trace Elements (GMS)

Saghiri MA, Banava S, Sabzian MA, Gutmann JL, Asatourian A, Ramezani GH, Garcia-Godoy F, Sheibani N

Effect of pH on compressive strength of some modification of mineral trioxide aggregate.

Medicina oral, patologia oral y cirugia bucal

Saghiri MA, Garcia-Godoy F, Asatourian A, Lotfi M, Banava S, Khezri-Boukani K

The effects of two attachment types on the stresses introduced to the mandibular residual ridge: a 3D finite element analysis.

Quintessence international (Berlin, Germany : 1985)

Dashti MH, Atashrazm P, Emadi MI, Mishaeel S, Banava S