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Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD, FDS RCSEd

Thomas P. Sollecito, DMD, FDS RCSEd Dentist

Chairman, Department of Oral Medicine, Penn School of Dental Medicine Chief, Oral Medicine Division, Penn Medicine Professor of Oral Medicine in Otorhinolaryngology: Head and Neck Surgery Professor B Professor B

Dr. Sollecito is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Thomas P. Sollecito

Received the Penn Medicine Award of Excellence, 2006

Recognized as a Philadelphia Magazine's Top Dentists, 2012, 2014, 2016

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Oral Medicine, 1993

Clinical Expertise:

  • Chemotherapy Side Effects
  • Dry Mouth (Xerostomia)
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Neuralgia)
  • Facial Pain
  • Headache
  • Independent Medical Exam (IME)
  • Jaw Disorders
  • Laser Therapy for Benign Skin Tumors
  • Mouth Cancer (Oral Cancer)
  • Oral Lesions (Mouth Lesions)
  • Oral Mucosal Diseases
  • Pediatric Oral Medicine
  • Salivary Gland Tumors
  • Special Care Dentistry
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Dental School: University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Academy of General Dentistry, National American Academy of Dental Research, National American Academy of Oral Medicine, National American Association of Hospital Dentists, National American Dental Association, National American Dental Education Association, National British Columbia Specialty Examination, International International Academy of Dental Research, International Omicron Kappa Upsilon, National Oral Oncology Work Group, Local Pennsylvania Dental Society, Local Philadelphia County Dental Society, Local Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, International World Workshop of Oral Medicine, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Sollecito is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Sollecito Thomas P, Stoopler Eric T: Clinical approaches to oral mucosal disorders: part II. Preface. Dental clinics of North America 58 (2): xi-xii,2014.

Stoopler ET, Sollecito TP.: Update to "antibiotic prophylaxis: a literature review." Compend Cont Educ Dent 34 (3): e:69,2013 .

Sollecito Thomas P, Stoopler Eric T: Clinical approaches to oral mucosal disorders. Dental clinics of North America 57 (4): ix-xi,2013.

De Rossi Scott S, Stern Ilanit, Sollecito Thomas P: Disorders of the masticatory muscles. Dental clinics of North America 57 (3): 449-64,2013.

Sollecito TP, Rogers H, Prescott-Clements L, Felix DH, Kerr AR, Wray D, Shirlaw P, Brennan MT, Greenberg MS, Stoopler ET.: Oral medicine: defining an emerging specialty in the United States. J Dent Educ 77 : 392-394,2013.

Stoopler Eric T, Nadeau Christine, Sollecito Thomas P: How do I manage a patient with angular cheilitis? Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 79 : d68,2013.

Yang, B Sollecito T and Seykora J: The role of SRC Kinases and Stat3 in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma IADR : 2013.

Stoopler ET, Sollecito TP: Temporomandibular disorders. CMAJ : 2012.

Stoopler ET, Sollecito TP: Oral lichen planus. CMAJ 184 (14): E774,2012.

DeRossi SS, Sollecito TP: The oral-medical disease connection: pregnancy, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes. Compend of Cont Educ Dent 33 (6): 406-13,2012.

Academic Contact Info

Department of Oral Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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