Dr. Jaisri R. Thoppay has extensive experience in clinical dentistry with a special focus on managing medically complex dental patients, Geriatric patients, and manage complex and rare orofacial diseases and disorders. Dr. Jaisri R. Thoppay graduated Dental school in 1998 from Dr. MGR Medical University, India following which she served as faculty at Dental School in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology in Bangalore, India before coming to the US. Dr. Thoppay holds an active license as a Dentist in Florida and Virginia.

Dr. Thoppay has completed a one-year training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. She has completed Masters in Oral Biology at Georgia Regents Univesity at Augusta, GA. Following which she completed a residency in Oral Medicine as well as a fellowship in Interdisciplinary Geriatrics at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Thoppay is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. She is also trained in Orofacial Pain management.

Dr. Thoppay is interested in clinical research in oral cancer care, salivary diagnostics, dry mouth, burning mouth, temporomandibular joint disorder, and Sjogren’s Syndrome patients. She has lectured nationally and internationally, authored peer-review publications, and book chapters. As faculty at dental schools in the US and abroad she is actively involved in teaching and has conducted clinical research in dentistry and Orofacial disorders & diseases. Dr. Thoppay holds memberships in national and international academies and societies and keeps her knowledge updated with current evidence-base and best practices. Dr. Thoppay has extensive expertise and provides patient care in the following areas:



Affiliate with ADVENT HEALTH



Clinical trial/ Clinical Research/ Multicentered Clinical research papers:

  1. Microsurgical Repair of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve: Success Rate and Factors That Adversely Affect Outcome Shahrokh C. Bagheri, DMD, MD, Roger A. Meyer, DDS, MS, MD, Sung Hee Cho, DDS, MD, Jaisri Thoppay, BDS, MBA, Husain Ali Khan, DMD, MD, Martin B. Steed DMD Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 70, Issue 8, Pages 1978-1990, August 2012
  2. A phase II clinical trial of a natural formulation containing tea catechins for xerostomia
    Scott De Rossi; Jaisri Thoppay; Douglas  Dickinson; Stephen Looney; Mary Stuart; Kalu U Ogbureke, BDS, DMSc, JD, MSc; Stephen Hsu – OOOO  TRIPLEO-D-14-00165R2,
  3. Oral candidiasis following steroid therapy for oral lichen planus.Marable DR, Bowers LM, Stout TL, Stewart CM, Berg KM, Sankar V, DeRossi SS, Thoppay JR, Brennan MT. Oral Dis.2016;22:140-147.http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26599999 – Received: Best Paper Award, 2016 Journal: Oral Diseases
  4. Fractured styloid process masquerading as neck pain: Cone-beam computed tomography investigation and review of the literature. Imaging Sci Dent. 2018 Mar;48(1):67-72. Published online March 19, 2018.
  5. Oral burning: local and systemic connection for a patient-centric approach. Jaisri Thoppay, Bhavik Desai, DOI : 10.1007/s13167-018-0157-3, EPMJ-D-18-00076

Review, Editorial and Chapter articles:

Basic Science Research Publications:

  1. Inverse Relationship of PCNA and p21 Expression in Xerostomia S. De Rossi, D. Dickinson, K. Ogbureke, J. Thoppay, I. Stern, Y.H. Ma, S. Hsu Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology Vol. 114, Issue 3, Page e59 September 2012
  2. Oxidative Stress Markers at Symptom-Free Stages of Autoimmune Diseases J. Thoppay, S. De Rossi, I. Stern, S. Hsu Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology Vol. 116, Issue 3, Page e199
  3. Effect of green tea catechins on hyposalivation. Scott De Rossi, Jaisri Thoppay, Douglas Dickenson, Stephen Looney, Mary Stuart, Kalu Ogbureke, Stephen Hsu, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, Vol. 117, Issue 5, e362–e363 Published in issue: May, 2014

AADR Conference paper:

  1. Oral Candidiasis Following Oral Lichen Planus Treatment With Steroids D.R. MARABLE1, T. STOUT1, C.M. STEWART2, K. BERG2, V.S. SANKAR3, S. DEROSSI4, J. THOPPAY4, P.B. LOCKHART1, and M.T. BRENNAN1, 1Department of Oral Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, 2Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL, 3Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 4Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences, Georgia Regents University – College of Dental Medicine, Augusta, GA, March 2014

Online publications:

  1. Emedicine/ Medscape – Aphthous Ulcers
  2. Emedicine/ Medscape – Oral Lichen Planus