OGUNWANDE Silas Atilade Bamidele

OGUNWANDE, Silas Atilade Bamidele, PhD.

Adjunct Professor


Associate Lecturer (Professorial Grade), Department of Surgery, Faculty of Clinical Sciences,
College of Health Sciences, Bowen University, Iwo.


  • B.Sc. Chemistry, University of Ibadan -1969
  • M.Ed. University of Pittsburgh, USA - 1973
  • PhD – University of Pittsburgh, USA - 1975
  • DMD – University of Pittsburgh, USA - 1977
  • FMCFD – National Postgraduate Medical College of Nigeria – 2008
  • Certificate of the American National Board of Dental Examiners- 1976
  • Certificate of American National Board of Dental Examiners – 1976
  • Certificate of Dental Electrosurgery University of Pittsburgh - 1977
  • International Membership of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (IMAAAS) – 1993
  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria Registration - 1978


  • Ogunwande, SAB. A randomized placebo-controlled study for the treatment of aphthous ulcers. Indian J. Preventive and Social Medicine Vol 19, No. 4, December 1988, pp.151-155. This paper was the first to report on the use of Robb Ointment to prolong the recurrence of aphthous ulcerations in Nigerian patients.
  • Ogunwande, SAB. Halitosis and the abuse of antibiotics. Ceylon Medical Journal. Volume 34, No. 3, September 1989, pp. 131-134. This paper highlighted the abuse of antibiotics ascribed to halitosis.
  • Ogunwande SAB. The prevalence of oral ailments that are common in HIV infection in a Nigerian dental practice. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). Volume3, No. 11, 1990, pp. 1117-1118. Abstracted in Conferences in USA 1991.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Primary oral health care and the dental curriculum in Nigeria. Nigerian dental journal. Volume 9, July 1990, pp.33-37. This paper, which sought to know the level of dental education among educated people revealed that ignorance about dentistry is widespread even among the highly educated people.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Malarial chemoprophylaxis and the healing of periodontal lesions. Journal of Clinical Preventive dentistry (USA), Volume 13, No.2, March-April 1991, pp. 5-8. This paper was the leading article in this international journal.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Oral health care for patients with tuberculosis. Africa Health Volume 13, No. 4, may 1991, pp. 38-39. This paper pointed to the need for clinical perspicacity in dealing with dental patients with systemic involvement such as tuberculosis.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Recurrent aphthous ulcers: Is it a seasonal disorder? Australian Dental Journal, Volume 3, No.5, October 1991, pp. 30-32.
  • Ogunwande SAB and Aladekomo MO. Gingivitis: The Nigerian Experience. The Nigerian Family Practice, Volume1, Jan-April 1992, pp. 36-41.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Study of malarial chemoprophylaxis and pregnancy gingivitis in Nigerian women. Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry (USA), Volume 13, No. 5, September/October 1991, pp. 25-30.
  • Ogunwande SAB. The care of tuberculosis patients in dental practice. The Nigerian family Practice Journal. Volume 1, Jan-April 1992, pp.26-29
  • Ogunwande SAB. Recurrent aphthous ulcerations in Nigerian dental practice. Ceylon Medical Journal. Volume 19, No. 3, September 1995, pp. 26-30.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Diseases of the oral mucosa in Nigerian dental practice- HIV/AIDS. The Nigerian family Practice Journal Volume 1, Jan-April 1996, pp. 26-29
  • Ogunwande SAB. Disesaes of the oral mucosa in Nigerian dental practice- periodontal infections. The Nigerian family Practice journal. Volume 1, Jan-April 1998, pp. 35-37.
  • Ogunwande SAB. The incidence of dental fluorosis in hospital practice. The Journal of clinical Preventive Dentistry (USA). Volume 3, No.5, March-April 2001, pp. 32-35.
  • Ogunwande SAB. HIV/AIDS awareness in Zambia. Zambian Dental Journal, Volume 4, march/April 2002, pp. 13-15.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Prevalence of periodontal disease : a Survey of Zambian patients. Zambian Dental journal. Volume 3, March/April 2002, pp. 15-18.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Imperatives of training and retraining oral health workers in Zambia. Zambian Dental Journal , Volume 3, March/April 2003, pp. 17-21.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Periodontal manifestations in agranulocytosis: A case report. The Journal of Clinical Preventive Dentistry (USA), Volume 12, No.5, March/April 2003, pp. 25-28.
  • Ogunwande SAB. The incidence of dysphagia in dental practice. Indian Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine, Volume 28, , No. 3, December 2004, pp. 24-29. With the advent of antiretroviral drugs in Zambia,
  • Ogunwande SAB. Dry socket- the enduring sequela in oral surgery. Zambian Dental Newsletter, July 2004, p. 15. This paper describes the incidence of the untoward effects of dry sockets in Ndola Hospital in Zambia.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Effects of antiretroviral therapy on the severity and healing of periodontal lesions . HIV Medicine. Abstract accepted , main paper under peer review 2005. The paper points to the pattern of healing of periodontal lesions in patients using antiretroviral drugs , suggesting that drug compliance , side effects and other parameters could be implicated in the healing of periodontal lesions in these dental patients.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Effectiveness of two systems of periodontal treatment in patients with antiretroviral therapy. Australia Dental Journal , Volume 5, No. 2, 2002, pp. 12-16. The paper describes the two systems of treating periodontal lesions in patients who used chlorhexidine benefit immensely from periodontal therapy, judging by their Plaque and Gingival Index scores.
  • Curriculum for Dental Nursing programme of the School of Health Technology, Ilesa, Oyo State1978-1985. This document was written for the Oyo State government in 1978 for the establishment of their Dental Nursing Programme at the School of Health Technology, Ilesa. I also took part in the initial teaching and handling of it.
  • University of Zambia School of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (BChD) curriculum 2001-2004. This was written for the University of Zambia and was the basis for their programme in Dentistry. Senate of the University approved the document on March 11, 2003. General commendations were received from the Nigerian Embassy in Lusaka and the Dean , School of Medicine for the great work done in two years in Lusaka.
  • University of Zambia School of Medicine- Implementation Strategy for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BChD) programme 2001-2003. This paper was written on the BChD curriculum as Implementation Strategy for the approved programme.
  • University of Zambia School of Medicine- The Conceptual Framework for the Bachelor of Dental Surgery Programme 2004. This conceptual framework was used to theoretically defend the BChD programme before Senate of the University.
  • Delta State University BDS Curriculum approved by Faculty Dentistry, September 15, 2005. The document was written for the Delta State University for its programme in Dentistry of the College of Health Sciences. Copy submitted to the Accreditation Team of the Medical and Dental Council during their visit in August 2005.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Periodontal considerations in halitosis. Indian Journal of Preventive and Social Medicine Volume 15, No. 3, 1993, pp. 15-20. Periodontal treatment was examined in relation to halitosis and found that periodontal treatment would offer relief to more than 15 two-thirds of halitosis patients. The result has not been reported in Nigeria. Over 25 reprint requests were received.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Clinical experiences in oral manifestation s of HIV/AIDS: Zambian projection. Zambia Dental Journal Volume 3, March 2003, pp. 12-15. This apper gave a detailed summary of clinical experiences of oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS in our dental practice at Dental Training Scvhool , Luysaka, Zambia. Complications of of antiretroviral therapy featured prominently and suggestions offered for ARV patients who seek dental care. The paper is first in Zambia.
  • Ogunwande SAB. Comparative periodontal infections in dysphagic and non-dysphagic patients . Ceylon medical Journal Volume 15, No. 4, Decmber 2001, pp. 18-22. The paper reports a more deleterious severity of periodontal infections in dysphagic than non- dysphagic patients and healing more profound in non-dyspahgic patients who are not on antiretroviral therapy. The paper is the first that I know in the literature.
  • Abubakar M.Kaura, Babatunde O., Bamgbose, SAB Ogunwande, Olusola L.AmoleJunichiAsaumi, Thomas Owobu.” Effects of vasoconstriction arterial blood pressure during minor oral surgical procedures” The Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science Volume3, Issue 3 December 2018.
  • Effects of vasoconstriction arterial blood pressure during minor oral surgical procedures” Abubakar M.Kaura, Babatunde O., Bamgbose, SAB Ogunwande, Olusola L.AmoleJunichiAsaumi, Thomas Owobu. Accepted to be published at The Journal of Dentomaxillofacial Science Volume3, Issue 3 December 2018. Letter of Acceptance: 029/UN4.14.1.12/UM.2007
  • History of medicine and dentistry: A review