Class of 2018 honors Dr. Luis G. Sensi
Luis Guilherme Sensi, DDS, PhD, MS, division director of operative dentistry and clinical assistant professor, has received the Outstanding Faculty Award from the School of Dental Medicine’s graduating Class of 2018. Class president Dr. Joshua Lovick and vice president Dr. Chad Dickerson presented Dr. Sensi with the award at the school’s Graduation Convocation Ceremony on May 4 in Hendrix Auditorium.
Dr. Lovick said, “Over the course of our four years of education, Dr. Sensi consistently made an effort to build relationships with our class. Beyond his effective teaching of technical dentistry, he is always going above and beyond to connect with us in fun and entertaining ways. I have always looked forward to any time spent with Dr. Sensi.”
Dr. Sensi joined the School of Dental Medicine’s Department of General Dentistry in 2013 and teaches Operative Dentistry, which focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases or trauma to teeth, and Dental Anatomy. He provides clinical coverage for pre-doctoral students and residents in the advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) program.
Originally from Curitiba, Brazil, Dr. Sensi earned a doctor of dental surgery (DDS) degree in 1999 from the Pontifical Catholic University of Panama in Curitiba.
He holds a master’s degree and a PhD in operative dentistry from the Federal University of Santa Catarina in Florianapolis, Brazil, as well as certifications in endodontics and operative dentistry from the Federal University of Panama in Curitiba.
Prior to joining the ECU dental faculty, Dr. Sensi was a clinical assistant professor at the College of Dentistry at the University of Florida (2010-2013). He also served as an assistant professor in the department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics, and Operative Dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry (2006-2010). While in private practice in Curitiba (2000-2006), he was on the faculty at the Tuiuti University of Panama and Federal University of Santa Catarina in Curitiba.