Aviv Ouanounou BSc, MSc, DDS, FICD, FACD, FICO

Dr. Aviv Ouanounou is an assistant professor of pharmacology and Preventive Dentistry at the faculty of dentistry, University of Toronto. He received both his DDS and MSc at the University of Toronto. He teaches pharmacology and Preventive Dentistry to undergraduate and graduate students and is also a clinical instructor and Treatment Plan Coordinator. Dr. Ouanounou won numerous teaching awards including wining “Best Teacher of the Year Award” three times: in 2013, 2015 and recently in 2019. Also, Dr. Ouanounou is the recipient of the 2014-2015 prestigious Dr. Bruce Hord Master Teacher Award for excellence in teaching at the University of Toronto and is the 2018-2019 Recipient of the W.W. Wood Award for Excellence in Dental Education. Dr. Ouanounou is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the American College of Dentists and the Pierre Fouchard Academy. He is a member of the American Academy of Pain Management and the American College of Clinical Pharmacology. He has published and authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He also maintains a general private practice in Toronto.


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Lam, S., Lombardi, A, and Ouanounou, A. COVID-19: A review of the proposed pharmacological treatments. 2020. Eur. J. Pharmacol. doi.org/10.1016/j.ejphar. Ouanounou, A. Ng, K and Chaban, P. Adverse Drug Reactions in Dentistry. 2020. Int Den J. 70: 79–84. Lombardi, A. and Ouanounou, A. Fungal Infections in Dentistry: Clinical Presentations, Diagnosis, and Treatment Alternatives. 2020. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. In Press Felix, J. Chaban, P and Ouanounou, A. Dental management of patients undergoing antithrombotic therapy. 2020. J Can Dent Asso. In Press. Decloux, D and Ouanounou, A. Local anesthesia in Dentistry: A review. 2020. Int Den J. In Press. Silva, M. and Ouanounou, A. Trigeminal Neuralgia: Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment. 2020. SN Comprehensive Clinical Medicine. doi.org/10.1007/s42399-020-00415-9. Nassar, P and Ouanounou, A. Cocaine and Methamphetamine: Pharmacology and Dental Implications. 2020. Can J Dent Hyg. 54 (2): 163-169.