Shabtai Sapir, DMD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Pediatric Dentistry

DMD, Rutgers University
DMD, Hebrew University

Dr. Sapir graduated from Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in 1995. He completed 3.5 year advanced education in pediatric dentistry program with distinction. He completed RMO's 2 year course in comprehensive Orthodontics. He graduated top his class from an additional advanced standing dental program at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Sapir is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and former faculty at Hadassah's Pediatric Dentistry Department, and the Associate Program Director of the NYU- Lutheran Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program in Providence, RI. Currently he is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of Pediatric dental Sedation as well as director of Special Health Care Need management course in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University.

Dr. Sapir is an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Diplomates of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, The American Dental Association, and the Massachusetts Dental Association. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed pediatric dentistry journals, and is a sought after lecturer, nationally and internationally on topics such as sedation, trauma, orthodontics and emergency management in the dental office. Over the course of his career Dr. Sapir was granted numerous awards for excellence in academic research, teaching, and clinical skills. Most recently he received the Richard C. Pugh Award presented by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry for exemplary achievement on the 2016 Qualifying Examination. He has been selected by his peers as one of the greater Boston's top pediatric dentists for 2018 (by Boston Magazine).

2017 American Board of Pediatric Dentistry: Richard C. Pugh Achievement Award for exemplary achievement on the May 2016 Qualifying Examination
2016 NYU Lutheran Advanced Education in Pediatric Dentistry: Faculty Award: Attending of the Year
2015 Rutgers School of Dental Medicine: The Quintessence Award for Achievement in Restorative Dentistry
2015 Rutgers School of Dental Medicine: American Academy of Oral Medicine Award
2015 Rutgers School of Dental Medicine: American Academy of Oro-facial Pain Award
2015 Rutgers School of Dental Medicine: American Association of Oral Biologist Award
2004 Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine: Excellence in Teaching Award
2000-2001 Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine: Outstanding Resident Award
2000 First Prize, Israeli Pediatric Dentistry Association Case Presentation Competition: A novel multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of an intruded immature permanent incisor
1999 Hebrew University: First Prize, Research Grant Award
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Sapir S, Zitterell K, Kane DJ. Letter to the Editor. Pediatr Dent. 2017 03 15; 39(2):94-95. PMID: 28390454.
  2. Sapir S, Kalter A, Sapir MR. Decoronation of an ankylosed permanent incisor: alveolar ridge preservation and rehabilitation by an implant supported porcelain crown. Dent Traumatol. 2009 Jun; 25(3):346-9. PMID: 19583582; DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2009.00788.x;.
  3. Sapir S, Shapira J. Decoronation for the management of an ankylosed young permanent tooth. Dent Traumatol. 2008 Feb; 24(1):131-5. PMID: 18173685; DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2006.00506.x;.
  4. Sapir S, Shapira J. Clinical solutions for developmental defects of enamel and dentin in children. Pediatr Dent. 2007 Jul-Aug; 29(4):330-6. PMID: 17867401.
  5. Sapir S. [Considerations in orthodontic bracket adhesion to hypoplastic and hypomineralized enamel]. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993). 2007 Jan; 24(1):35-41, 83. PMID: 17615990.
  6. Sapir S. [Decoronation: indications and treatment timing]. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993). 2006 Jan; 23(1):19-26, 68. PMID: 16599329.
  7. Sapir S. [Diagnosis and treatment of developmental defects of enamel and dentin in young children]. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993). 2005 Jul; 22(3):60-74, 91. PMID: 16323410.
  8. Faibis S, Widmer R, Sapir S, Peretz B, Shapira J. Meningococcal septicaemia and dental complications: a literature review and two case reports. Int J Paediatr Dent. 2005 May; 15(3):213-9. PMID: 15854119; DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-263X.2005.00628.x;.
  9. Sapir S. [Differential diagnosis of tooth discoloration, staining and pigmentation]. Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim (1993). 2005 Apr; 22(2):24-36, 85. PMID: 16121955.
  10. Bimstein E, Sapir S, Houri-Haddad Y, Dibart S, Van Dyke TE, Shapira L. The relationship between Porphyromonas gingivalis infection and local and systemic factors in children. J Periodontol. 2004 Oct; 75(10):1371-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 15562915.
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pediatric dentistry
emergency management in the dental office
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