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Thamer Musbah

Assistant Professor, Co-Program Director Oral Medicine Externship, Director Dental Urgent Care

Department: Oral Health Practice

  • Office:Albert B. Chandler Hospital
    MN316 Medical Science Bldg
    Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0297
  • Phone:859-323-4538
  • Other Phone:859-323-8873 #6


  • University of Tripoli College of Dentistry, Tripoli, Libya, 2004


  • Oral Medicine Residency at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, 2011-2013
  • Orofacial Pain Residency at University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 2014-2016


  • Advanced Comprehensive Dentistry NYU, 2008-2009
  • Special Need Dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry, 2009-2011
  • Dental management of Sleep Disorders such as obstructive sleep apnea and snoring with oral appliances.
  • Diagnosis and management (biopsy and treatment options) of oral mucosa lesions (traumatic, infectious, allergic, inflammatory, autoimmune, systemic manifestations) such as but not limited to traumatic ulcers, lichen planus, pemphigus, pemphigoid, aphthous ulcers, and oral cancer.
  • Oral and facial pain (non-tooth related pain conditions) including Temporomandibular disorders (TMJ pain, clicking, locking), masticatory myalgia, trigeminal neuralgia, burning mouth, neuropathic pain, myofascial pain, and orofacial movement disorders.
  • Dry Mouth management (including Sjogren's Syndrome-management and biopsy)
  • Thamer Musbah, BDS, Assistant Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine, College of Dentistry. Dr. Musbah trained in Special Needs at New York University, completed residencies at both Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and Orofacial Pain at the University of Kentucky.
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