Upoma Guha, B.D.S.

Upoma Guha, B.D.S., M.S.

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Biography

Upoma Guha, B.D.S., M.S., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the University of Florida College of Dentistry within the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences - Division of Operative Dentistry. Previously, she was on faculty at the University at Buffalo (The State University of New York) where she spent three years as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Guha has been engaged in pre-clinical and clinical teaching of the operative dentistry courses to the DDS students. During her tenure at University at Buffalo, she has introduced the modern digital technology in the pre-clinical operative dentistry courses. Besides, Dr. Guha enjoys mentoring students in research related to dental erosion and implication of digital technology in operative dentistry education, and dental biomaterials.

Dr. Guha earned her dental degree from the University of Dhaka in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2009. She practiced general dentistry from 2009 to 2010 at the Bangladesh Dental College and Hospital before moving to USA. Dr. Guha completed a three-year residency in Operative Dentistry from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and received a Master of Science and a Clinical Certificate in Operative Dentistry in 2015. At UNC, her experience as a graduate teaching assistant shaped the teaching philosophy and passion for the academia. She received the ‘Best Teaching Assistant Award’ from the DDS students of UNC in 2013.

In addition to her primary focus of teaching the predoctoral and operative master’s students, Dr. Guha is involved in caring for patients in the college’s UF Health Faculty Practice.

Education

Master of Science in Operative Dentistry (M.S.)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2015

Advanced Clinical Certificate in Operative Dentistry
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2015

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.)
University of Dhaka
2009

Board Certification

  • Clinical Certificate in Operative Dentistry - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Honors and Awards

William M. Feagans Endowed Chair Research Award
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
2016

UB Faculty Individual Development Award
University at Buffalo (SUNY)
2016

Freedland Advanced Dental Education Fellowship
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2014-2015

Best in Session Award
Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting
2014

Best Teaching Assistant Award
Spurgeon Dental Society - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2013