Prof. F.J. Owotade

Professor.F.J. Owotode

Main Appointments: Professor in Oral Maxillofacial Surgery/ Oral Medicine, Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Consultant Maxillofacial Surgeon/ Oral Medicine, OAUTHC.

Email : fowotade@

Phone : +234 (0) 80322 476 74

Address : Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Research & Clinical Specialties : .

Distinctions :

  1. Distinctions:
    1. Distinction in Oral Anatomy (1985)
    2. Distinction in Oral Surgery and Oral Pathology (1989)



b. Awards:  Best House Officer Award, University of Benin Teaching                                                                  

Hospital (1990)


Favorite Resident Award, 1992. (Awarded by the                                         Graduating Class of Medical and Dental Students)


Selfless Resident Award, 1994 (Awarded by the                                           Graduating Class of Medical and Dental Students)


Commendation for good performance and conduct,                             Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital (1997)


Favorite Lecturer Award, 2016. (Awarded by the                                      Graduating Class of Medical and Dental Students)



Select Publications

Fagade O.O., Salawu L., Owotade F.J., David-West B., and Durosinmi M.A. (1997) Osteomyelitis of the mandible in a Nigerian with sickle cell HBC Disease (Case Report) . Nigerian Postgraduate Medical Journal 4:2, 25-26.


  2. Ugboko V.I., Owotade F.J., Otuyemi O. D., and Adejuyigbe O. (1997) Experience with cleft lip and palate patients seen in a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. Paediatric Dental Journal 7:1, 41-44.


             3.  Aghanwa H.S , Ugboko V.I, Ndukwe K.C and Owotade F.J. (1998) Tardive dyskinesia complicated by tongue ulcer, a  case report. Saudi Dental Journal 10:3,128-131.


                         4.    Owotade F.J, Fagade O.O. Odusanya S.A. and Obilade I.A (1998) Prevalence study of stress and antecedent/concurrent illness in 220 pericoronitis patients in Osun state, Nigeria. African Dental Journal 12:17-23.


            5.    Owotade F.J. Ugboko V.I, Kolude B. (1999) Herpes zoster of the maxilla. Case report. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.57;1249-1251.


                         6. Owotade F.J. (1999) Current concepts in the management of impacted third molars. Nigerian Journal of Medicine. 8:4,135-138.1999.


7. Ugboko VI, Owotade FJ, Oginni FO and Odusanya SA. (1999) Gunshot injuries of the orofacial region in Nigerian civilians. South Africa Dental Journal 54: 9, 418-422.


8.   Otuyemi O.D., Owotade F.J., Ugboko V.I., Ndukwe K.C., Olusile OA. (2000)  Prevalence of signs and symptoms of Temporomandibular disorders in young Nigerian adults. British Journal of Orthodontics. 27:1, 61-65.


                         9. Owotade F.J. Fagade O.O., Odusanya S. A., Ufomata D. (2000). A study of pericoronitis with reference to the type of third molar impaction. Nigerian Medical Journal 38:3, 76-78.


10. Ugboko V.I., Oginni F.O., Owotade F.J. (2000) An Investigation of the relationship between the mandibular third molar and angle fractures in Nigerians. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 38:427-429.


11. Fatusi OA, Owotade FJ, Aregbesola S.B. (2000) Massive sublingual lipoma: case report. Nigerian Quarterly Journal of Hospital Medicine. 10:49-50.


12.     Owotade FJ, Ugboko VI, Fatusi OA, Akinmoladun VI, Obuekwe ON,  Olasoji HO (2002). Management of impacted third molars among                                                

            Nigerian  dentists. Tropical Dental Journal 25: 27-31.


13.      Ugboko V.I., Owotade FJ, Ajike, SO, Ndukwe, KC and Onipede A.O. (2002) A review of Orofacial Infections in elderly Nigerian Subjects.   South African Dental Journal. 57: 391-394.


14.  Owotade FJ, Ogunbodede EO, Sowande OA (2003). HIV/AIDS                  pandemic and surgical practice in a Nigerian Teaching hospital.  Tropical  Doctor  33 228-231.

15.       Owotade   FJ, Fatusi OA, Ibitoye B, Otuyemi OD (2003). Dental                                                                                                                                                     radiographic   features of impacted third molars and management implications. Odonto-Stomatologie Tropicale 103: 9-14.

16.      Oginni F.O., Owotade FJ, Ugboko VI. (2003) Ameloblastic                                                            carcinoma of the jaws, case report and literature review. Odonto-Stomatologie   Tropicale 104: 19-22.

17.       Fasunloro A, Owotade FJ. (2004) Occupational hazards among clinical  dental staff. J Contemp Dent Pract May;5 (2):134-152.

18. Fatusi OA, Owotade FJ and Ojo OS (2004). Haemangiopericytoma of the maxilla: Case report and review of the literature. West Africa Journal of Medicine (23):180-184.


 19.     Owotade F.J., Ugboko V.I. (2004) Laser applications in Dentistry and implications for Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Health Sciences 2:10-15.


20.    Owotade FJ, Fatusi OA and Ojo MA. (2004) Call hour maxillofacial emergencies presenting to a Nigerian Teaching Hospital. African Journal of Oral Health 1(1);21-28.


21.    Owotade FJ, Fatusi OA, Adebiyi KE, Ajike SO, Ukpong MO. (2005) Clinical Experience with parotid gland enlargement in HIV infection: A Nigerian study. J Contemp Dent Pract ,6(1):136-145 


22.   Owotade FJ, Ogunbodede EO, Lawal AA (2005). Oral diseases in the elderly, a study in Ile-Ife, Nigeria. J Soc Sci 10(2):105-110.


23.     Owotade FUgboko VAjike SSalawu LAmusa YOmole M (2005). Head and neck manifestations of myeloma in Nigerians. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg.  Oct;34(7):761-5.


24.   Obuekwe OOwotade FJOsaiyuwu O (2005). Etiology and pattern of                                                                                                            zygomatic complex fractures: a retrospective study. J Natl Med Assoc.      Jul;97(7):992-6


25.  Fatusi OA, Onayemi O, Adebiyi, KE, Adetiloye V, Owotade FJ,      Oninla O.A. (2005) Tuberculosis Cutis Orificialis (TBCO)/Lupus Vulgaris (LV): Simultaneous Occurrence And Review Of The Literature. The Internet Journal of Infectious Diseases.  Volume 4 Number 2


26.  Owotade FJ, Adebiyi KE, Aboderin OA, Fatusi OA, Ogunbodede EO,     Akueme O (2006). Is malaria a predisposing factor for third molar pericoronitis in the tropics? J Infect.  Jul;53(1):56-59.


27.  Akinbami BO, Ugboko VI, Owotade FJ, Obiechina AE, Adetiloye VO, Ayoola O (2006). Applications of ultrasonography in the diagnosis of soft tissue swellings of the cervicofacial region. West Afr J Med. Apr-Jun;25(2):110-8.


28. Akinmoladun VI, Owotade FJ, Afolabi AO (2007). Bilateral transverse facial cleft as an isolated deformity: Case report. Annals Afr Med 2007 6(1): 39-40.


29. Folayan MO, Owotade FJ, Adejuyigbe EO, Sen S, Ndukwe KC. (2007)   Eruption time of primary teeth in Nigerian children. Am J Phys Anthropol 134(4): 443-448.


30.  Adejuyigbe EO, Owotade FJ, Folayan MO, Adedigba MA (2007). Prevalence of Oral lesions in HIV positive Nigerian children. J Pead Infect Dis 2: 1- 6.


31.  Owotade FJ, Greenspan JS (2008). Malaria and oral health, Oral   diseases 14: 302-307.


32.   Owotade FJ, Shiboski CH, Poole L, Ramstead CA, Malvin K, Hecht FM, Greenspan JS (2008). Prevalence of oral disease among adults with primary HIV infection. Oral Dis. 2008 Sep;14(6):497-9.


33.  Gbolahan O, Fatusi O, Owotade F, Akinwande J, Adebiyi, K (2008). Clinicopathology of soft tissue lesions associated with extracted teeth. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Nov;66(11):2284-9.


34.  Oziegbe EO, Adekoya-Sofowora C, Folayan M, Esan, TA, Owotade FJ   (2008). Relationship between sociodemographic and athroprometric variables and number of erupted primary teeth in sururban Nigerian children. Matern Child Nutr. 2009 Jan;5(1):86-92.


35.  Oziegbe EO, Folayan MO, Adekoya-Sofowora CA, Esan TA, Owotade FJ  (2009) .Teething problems and parental beliefs in Nigeria. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2009 Jul 1;10(4):75-82.


36. EA Orimolade, FJ Owotade, KS Oluwadiya, IC Ikem, LM Oginni, AL Akinyoola (2009). Prognostic factors in Adult Tetanus in a Tertiary referral Centre. Nigerian Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma  8(2):12


37.   Fatusi O, Gbolahan O, Owotade F, Rotimi O, Edward S,                   Adelusola K. (2010) Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma: Case Report and Literature   Review  J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Apr;68(4):884-8.


38. Folayan MO, Sowole CA, Owotade FJ, Sote E (2010). Impact of infant feeding practices on caries experience of preschool children. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 34(4):297-301.


39. Folayan MO, Owotade F, Oziegbe EO, Fadeyibi R. (2010) Effect of birth rank on the caries experience of children from a suburban population in Nigeria. J Dent Oral Hyg


40. Onakpoya U, Ogunrombi AB, Owotade FJ, Oyenusi AS, Ibrahim MH (2010). Predictors of death from chest trauma in a resource-poor community in Southwestern Nigeria. Sahel Medical Journal 13 (3): 20-24


41. Ogundipe OK, Ugboko VI, Owotade FJ.(2011) Can Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma Gel Enhance Healing After Surgical Extraction of Mandibular Third Molars? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. Sep; 69(9): 2305-10.


42. Challacombe S, Chidzonga M, Glick M, Hodgson T, Magalhães M, Shiboski C, Owotade F, Ranganathan R, Naidoo S. (2011) Global oral health inequalities: oral infections-challenges and approaches. Adv Dent Res. May;23(2):227-36.


43. Nair RG, Owotade FJ, Leao JC, Hegarty AM, Hodgson TA. Coinfections associated with Human Immunodeficiency Virus infection: workshop 1A. Adv Dent Res. 2011 Apr;23(1):97-105.


44.  Gbolahan OO, Owotade FJ, Fatusi OA, Aboderin AO, Akinwande JA, Abdulrasheed AR (2011). Bacteriologic Features and Antimicrobial Resistance of Organisms associated with Extracted Teeth: Findings from a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital. West Afr J Med. Nov-Dec; 30(6):436-41.


45. MO Folayan, CA Sowole and FJ Owotade (2012). Residential location and caries risk of preschool children in Lagos State, Nigeria. Afr. J. Med. med. Sci. (2012) 41:


46. MO Folayan, CA Sowole A Kola-Jebutu and FJ Owotade (2012). Risk factors for rampant caries in children from Southwestern Nigeria. Afr. J. Med. med. Sci. (2012) 41:249-255


47. Ogundipe OK, Ugboko VI, Owotade FJ, Paul-Odo B, Afariogun AB (2012). Preparation of platelet-rich plasma from small volume of whole blood - A simplified approach. Niger Postgrad Med J. Sep;19(3):133-6


48. Owotade FJ, Patel M, Ralephenya TR, Vergotine G (2013). Oral Candida colonization in HIV-positive women: associated factors and changes with antiretroviral therapy. J Med Microbiol 62(Pt 1):126-32.


49. Patel M, Naidoo R. Owotade FJ (2013). Inhibitory Effect of Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia on the virulence properties of the oral pathogens Streptococcus mutans and Porphyromonas gingivalisEvidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Volume 2013:1-5


50. Akpata O, Omoregie OF, Owotade F (2013). Alveolar Osteitis: Patients' compliance to post-extraction instructions following extraction of molar teeth. Niger Med J. Sep;54(5):335-8


51. Owotade FJ, Ogundipe OK, Ugboko VI, Okoje VN, Olasoji HO, Makinde ON, Orji EO (2014). Awareness, knowledge and attitude on cleft lip and palate among antenatal clinic attendees of tertiary hospitals in Nigeria. Niger J Clin Pract. Jan-Feb;17(1):6-9


52. Ndukwe KC, Aregbesola SB, Ikem IC, Ugboko VI, Adebiyi KE, Fatusi OA, Owotade FJ, Braimah RO (2014). Reconstruction of mandibular defects using nonvascularized autogenous bone graft in Nigerians. Niger J Surg. Jul;20(2):87-91


53. Owotade FJ, Patel M (2014). Virulence of oral Candida isolated from HIV-positive women with oral candidiasis and asymptomatic carriers. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. Oct;118(4):455-60.


54. Oyetola EO, Owotade FJ, Agbelusi GA, Fatusi OA, Sanusi AA (2015). Oral findings in chronic kidney disease: implications for management in developing countries. BMC Oral Health.  20;15:24.


55. Oyetola EO, Owotade FJ, Agbelusi GA, Fatusi O, Sanusi A, Adesina OM (2015). Salivary Flow Rates of Nigerian Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Case-control Study. J Contemp Dent Pract. ;16(4):264-9.


56. Owotade FJ, Gulube Z, Ramla S, Patel M (2016). Antifungal susceptibility of Candida albicans isolated from the oral cavities of patients with HIV infection and cancer. SADJ 71(1):8-11


57. Vidya KM, Rao UK, Nittayananta W, Liu H, Owotade FJ (2016). Oral mycoses and other opportunistic infections in HIV: therapy and emerging problems - a workshop report. Oral Dis. Apr;22 Suppl 1:158-65



58. Braimah RO, Ndukwe KC, Owotade FJ, Aregbesola SB (2016). Impact of oral antibiotics on healthrelated quality of life after mandibular third molar surgery: An observational study. Niger J Clin Practice DOI: 10.4103/1119-3077.183235


59. Ndukwe KC, Braimah RO, Owotade FJ, Aregbesola SB (2016). Comparative efficacy of amoxicillin/clavulanic acid and levofloxacin in the reduction of postsurgical sequelae after third molar surgery: A randomized, double-blind, clinical trial in a Nigerian University Teaching Hospital. Niger J Surg DOI:10.4103/1117-6806.179830


60. Sowande OA, Talabi A, Olowookere S, Adejuyigbe O, Owotade F(2015). HIV/AIDS pandemic and current practice among Paediatric Surgeons in Nigeria. Afr J Med Med Sci. 2015 Dec;44(4):297-302.


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