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  • Paul Abbott

    Australia

    University of Western Australia

    Is There Still a Role for Medicaments
    in Endodontics?

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    Prof. Abbott has been a leading voice in Endodontics for many years. He is well-known for his thought provoking and logical approaches to diagnosis and treatment. He has many years of experience as a specialist Endodontist in private practice as well as being a university teacher and researcher. His treatment philosophies are all based on research (much of which is his own work) rather than empiricism. He has regularly invited to speak at conferences and has lectured in 42 different countries throughout the world.

    Prof. Paul Abbott is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia. He is a Specialist Endodontist and works in private practice on a part-time basis. Prior to taking a full-time University position in 2002, he spent 17 years in private specialist endodontic practice in Perth and Melbourne. He was Dean of the School of Dentistry at The University of Western Australia and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA from 2003-2009. He has presented over 770 lectures and courses in 42 countries. He has published 160 articles in refereed journals and 23 textbook chapters. In 2015, he was appointed as Editor-in-Chief of the international journal Dental Traumatology. He has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching and for service to the dental profession, particularly in education and research. In 2015, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia.

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  • Andreas K. Braun

    The Netherlands

    Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)

    Root resorption after dental trauma - findings and treatment possibilities

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    Experienced clinician, who likes to face challenges

    Andreas was born in Germany and graduated in 1990 his dental studies at ACTA (Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, the Netherlands).
    From his graduation on until 1999 he worked part-time in a general dental practice and as lecturer at ACTA. He followed the postgraduate training Endodontology at ACTA (1999 – 2002, course-director: Prof. Dr. P.R. Wesselink). Since then he works in a private practice limited to Endodontics and as a senior staff member at the department of Endodontology at ACTA mainly for under- and postgraduate programs in Endodontology.
    His primary interests are Dental Traumatology and its application in aesthetic dentistry (orthodontic and restorative modalities), diagnostics and treatment of (severe) endodontic problems and treatment of endodontic failures.
    He has written several articles in Dutch and English papers and is co-author of the book: Endodontologie (Red. Thoden van Velzen & Wesselink), 2010.

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  • Filippo Cardinali

    Italy

    Private Pratice

    Solutions to simplify shaping and cleaning: Improving the quality of the root canal treatment

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    A pragmatic passion for endodontics serving patients

    "Graduate in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis at the University of Ancona in 1992.
    Active Member of the Italian Society of Endodontics.
    Certified Member of the European Society of Endodontology.
    Associate Member American Association of Endodontists.
    Gold Member of Styleitaliano Endodontics.
    In the Italian Society of Endodontics (SIE) currently holds the position of Treasurer and of Country Representative of the Italian Society of Endodontics at the ESE. Co-author of the book ""Text atlas of anatomy endodontic"" published by Tecniche Nuove in 2011.
    Co-author of the book "" Isolation of the operative field: how to streamline the clinical and improve their professional quality life "" published by ANDI Servizi in 2013. Co-author of the book ""Manuale di Endodonzia"" published by Elsevier Masson Italy in 2013. Co-author of the iBook “The Isolation Game: rubber dam use in endodontics and restorative” published and available on Apple iBook Stores. Lecturer in theoretical and practical courses on subjects related to the isolation of the operative field and endodontics, has participated as a speaker at courses and conferences in Italy and abroad. Private practice, concentrating mainly endodontics and restorative and author of publications on journals of national and international sector."

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  • Antonis Chaniotis

    Greece

    Private Practice –microEndodontics

    Management of Severe Curvatures and Complex Anatomy with controlled memory files:  A New Approach

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    "Chaniotis Antonis graduated from the University of Athens Dental School, Greece (1998). In 2003 he completed the three-year postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Athens Dental School.
    Since 2003, he owns a limited to microscopic Endodontics private practice in Athens, Greece.
    For the last ten years, he served as a clinical instructor affiliated with the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University of Athens, Athens Dental School, Endodontic department, Greece.
    In 2012 he was awarded the title of Clinical fellow teacher at the University of Warwick, Warwick dentistry UK.
    He lectures extensively nationally and internationally and he has published articles in local and international Journals.
    He currently serves as an active member of the Hellenic Society of Endodontology (ESE full member society), a board member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED), a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE) and international member of American Association of Endodontists (AAE)"

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  • Gustavo De-Deus

    Brazil

    Federal Fluminense University

    The relationship among Reciprocation, Glidepath and Canal Scouting

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    Dr. Gustavo De-Deus received his DDS degree in 1996 and his Certificate in Endodontics in 1998 from Rio de Janeiro State University. In 2004, Dr. De-Deus received his Master Science degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro and his PhD was done at Rio de State University in Endodontics (2009). Dr. De-Deus has more than 200 scientific studies published (~120 studies in the JOE and IEJ) and has more than 100 lectures in 25 countries about Endodontic Infection, Single-visit Endodontics, MTA, Instrumentation Techniques, Irrigating Solutions, Root-Filling materials and Contemporary Endodontic Treatment. His studies had received over 5,500 citations in the Google Scholar database up to July 2018 (https://scholar.google.com.br/citations?user=N7MSoo8AAAAJ&hl=pt-BR). He is associate Editor for Root Fillings studies and Biomaterials of the International Endodontic Journal. Dr. De-Deus is Adjunct Professor from University Grande Rio and Federal Fluminense University. Dr. De-Deus maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, since 1999.

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  • Franck Diemer

    France

    Toulouse Dental Surgery’s University

    How asymmetric geometry and heat-treatment influence the behavior of rotary root canal instruments

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    Dr. Diemer earned his dental surgery’s doctorate in 1995 at the University of Toulouse. He also has a Master in Science and Medical Biology (1998), a postgraduate diploma in pedagogy (2001), and a PhD from the Paul Sabatier University (2006). He is full professor in the Toulouse Dental Surgery’s University, at the head of Endodontics department. He is a member of the French National College of Teachers in Dentistry (CNEOC) and the vice-president of the French Society of Endodontics (SFE). He is member of the scientific comitee of Toulouse Dental Surgery’s University, CNEOC and SFE. Dr. Diemer has full hospital practice and is attached to the Clement Ader Institute (Surface, Machining, Materials and Tools team – UMR CNRS 5312). He has presented numerous lectures and continuing education, and published many national and international articles.

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  • Samuel O. Dorn

    USA

    University of Texas at Houston

    Extraction-Replantation: An Alternative Surgical Technique

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    A pioneer in endodontic microsurgery.

    "Dr. Samuel Dorn is an endowed Professor at the University of Texas at Houston and the former department chair. He taught at the University of Florida from 1992 until 1997 when he became the Director of Postgraduate Endodontics and Co-Chair at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale.

    Dr. Dorn was the President of the American Association of Endodontists in 2002-2003 and has previously served as a Director of the American Board of Endodontics and of the American Association of Endodontists and a Trustee of the AAE Foundation. He is now serving as Immediate Past President of the International Federation of Endodontic Associations after serving as its president from 2014 to 2016.

    Dr. Dorn is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and Fellow of the American College of Dentists, and was the President of the Florida Chapter from 2000 to 2002. He is also a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and Pierre Fauchard Academy.

    Dr. Dorn has received numerous awards including the 2013 Coolidge Award for lifetime achievement, the highest award presented by the American Association of Endodontists.

    Dr. Dorn has lectured extensively throughout the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He has authored many articles and textbook chapters including the chapter on Emergency Treatment in the latest edition of Pathways of the Pulp."

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  • Gianluca Gambarini

    Italy

    The Sapienza University of Rome

    3D endodontics: Shaping root canals in 3 dimensions

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    "an endodontist who loves thinking out of the box and being innovative "

    Professor of Endodontics, University of Rome, La Sapienza, Dental School.

    International lecturer and researcher, He is author of more than 380 scientific articles, two books and chapters in other books. He has lectured all over the world (more than 240 presentations) and has been invited as a main speaker in the most important international (AAE, IFEA, ESE) and national endodontic congresses in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Middle East, Australia and South Africa. He has also lectured in many Universities worldwide.

    He has focused his interests on endodontic materials and clinical endodontics. He is actively cooperating with many manufacturers all over the world to develop new technologies, operative procedures and materials for root canal treatment.

    Official Italian member of ANSI/ADA and ISO Committees for Endodontic Materials. Active member of IADR, Italian Society of Endodontists (SIE) and European Society of Endodontology (ESE), Associate member of AAE. Scientific editor of the Italian Journal of Endodontics (G.It. Endo), official Journal of Italian Society of Endodontists (SIE)

    Private practice limited to Endodontics in Rome, Italy.

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  • Nick Grande

    Italy

    Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Rome

    The paradigm shift of minimal invasive endodontics

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    Nick Grande combines a wide clinical practice with research experience.

    Nicola M Grande received his degree in Dentistry (DDS) from the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy in 1999. From 2013 he is Assistant Professor of Endodontics at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart (UCSC). He completed his PhD program at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, in 2009. He is certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), International Member of the American Association of Endodontics (AAE), active member of the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry (SIDOC) and of the Italian Academy of Endodontics (AIE). Dr. Grande has published extensively in international peer-reviewed journals, he is contributor in several books of endodontic interest, member of the Editorial board of international peer reviewed journals and he is lecturing both nationally and internationally as keynote speaker in the fields of endodontics, microsurgery and restorative dentistry. He works in private practice limited to endodontic and microsurgery in Rome – Italy.

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  • Eudes Gondim Jr.

    Brazil

    Associação Paulista dos Cirurgiões Dentistas (APCD)

    Critical issues in defining clinical outcomes and treatment success. From micro access to restorative treatment, what does really matter?

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    "Received his masters degree and doctoral degree from the Endodontic Unit, School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas-UNICAMP in 1999 and 2003 respectively, where he have organized in 1996 the first microscope center for dentistry in South America. He has worked in private practice since 1992. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Endodontics of the University of Pennsylvania and the chief of Micro Endodontic Specialization Program- Sao Paulo Association of Dental Surgeons (APCD). Dr. Eudes Gondim Jr is a member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), Past President of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED) and Fellow of the International College of Dentistry (FICD)
    He has published several articles and is a current reviewer for the Journal of The American Dental Association (JADA), International Endodontic Journal (IEJ) International Journal of Micro Dentistry (MICRO) and Brazilian Journal of Dental Traumatology (BJDT). Past President of the Brazilian Association of Microscope Dentistry-ABRAMO-SP. Dr. Gondim is also an international lecturer, his special interests are in topics related to conventional and surgical endodontics."

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  • Ahmed Abdel Rahman Hashem

    Egypt

    Faculty Of Dentistry, Ain Shams University

    Prognosis of Apical Periodontitis: Does size really matters

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    Prof Hashem was born in Cairo, Egypt 1968. He finished his high school 1985. He was graduated in the Faculty of Oral and Dental medicine, Cairo University 1990, finished his intern 1991 and worked as instructor in the endodontic department in the same university 1992. He got his master degree from the same university in 1997 and moved to Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University to work as assistant lecturer in the department of restorative dentistry. In 2001, he finished his PHD in Endodontics from Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University and promoted to be a lecturer in Endodontic department in the same university. He among others established the Egyptian association of Endodontists in 2001. He was awarded the best research prize in Ain Shams University 2005. In 2007, He became an associate professor in the same faculty. In 2009, he among others established the Arab MicroDentistry Association and became its president. He was assigned the head of the postgraduate continuous education in the faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University in 2010. In 2011, Dr Hashem moved to the Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine at Future University. He founded and started one of the finest education centers in the Middle East in the Future university In 2012. This center contains 20 surgical microscopes, digital radiography, soon to have CBCT and all the contemporary devices and instruments in the field of Endodontics. Dr Hashem conducts a postgraduate Micro-Endodontic course every month in this center since 2012. Also in 2012, he was promoted to full Professor position in department of Endodontics in the same University. He has been since 2012 visiting Metro-Health hospital in Cleveland, USA and conducting a micro-Endodontic course to the residents of the general residency program there. Dr Hashem was chosen by the Egyptian Association of Endodontists to be Egypt country representative in the International Federation of Endodontic Associations in 2014. He became a certified speaker to FDI in 2014. He is serving also as the general secretary of the Egyptian Association of Endodontists since 2015. In the beginning of 2016, Dr hashem joined the board of the Egyptian Dental Syndicate and now acting as the head of the continuous education committee. He was the head of the scientific committee during its last international meeting in September 2016. He was nominated as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists (FICD) in 2016. Dr Hashem is a member of several national and international associations. He serves as a reviewer in several prestigious international journals. He lectured in numerous national and international conferences.

    Prof. Hashem has more than 25 publications in Ain Shams University Dental Journal, the Egyptian Dental Journal, Journal of Endodontics, Journal of Adhesive Dentistry, the International Endodontics Journal, Endodontic practice today, the Asian Journal for Animal Sciences and the Journal for Experimental and Toxologic Pathology.

    He has also supervised numerous master and PhD degree theses at Faculty of Dentistry at Ain Shams University. He has also participated in numerous postgraduate endodontic lectures and courses held at Ain Shams University, Cairo University, Suez Canal University, Sharjah University and Metro-Health Cleveland.

    Prof. Hashem holds a private practice limited to Micro Endodontics.

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  • Mo K. Kang

    USA

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Pulp tissue regeneration:
    Challenges and new outlook

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    Dr. Mo K. Kang, DDS, PhD is a graduate of D.D.S./Ph.D. dual degree program at the UCLA School of Dentistry, where he also received specialty training in Endodontics. Dr. Kang has been appointed faculty at the UCLA School of Dentistry since 2003 and is currently Professor and Chairman of the Section of Endodontics at UCLA. Dr. Kang is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics (ABE) and has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics since 2014. Dr. Kang is actively engaged in research programs in oral cancer, oral inflammation, and pulp regeneration studies at UCLA with more than 100 scientific publications, book chapters, and review articles in various areas of his studies

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  • Syngcuk Kim

    USA

    University of Pennsylvania

    Endodontics Microsurgery A to Z

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    Syngcuk Kim, D.D.S., M.Phil, Ph.D., M.D. (hon.)

    Education:

    1968-1972

    BA Columbia College, New York, N.Y.

    1972-1976

    DDS Columbia University, School of Dental & Oral Surgery, New York, N.Y.

    1976-1978

    Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery, Department of Endodontics Certificate Program in Endodontics

    1976-1981

    Ph.D. Circulatory Physiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Physiology

    Professional Experience:

    1976-

    Part-time Private Endodontic Practice, New York, N.Y.

    Faculty Appointments:

    1976-1977

    Postdoctoral Trainee (National Institute of Health, Heart and Lung) at the Department of Physiology, Columbia University

    1976-1981

    Fellow of the Faculty, Department of Physiology, Columbia University

    1977-1979

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow (National Institute of Dental Research), College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University

    1981-1987

    Assistant Professor of Dentistry, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1983-1991

    Director of Surgical Endodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1983-1991

    Director, Postdoctoral Endodontics Program, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University1984-1991 Director, Laboratory of Oral Physiology, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1984-1985

    Acting Chairman, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1985-1991

    Chairman, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1987-1991

    Associate Professor of Dentistry (University tenured), School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University

    1992-

    The Louis I. Grossman Professor of Endodontics School of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    1992-2014

    Chairman, Department of Endodontics, School of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    1992-2002

    Director, Laboratory of Pulp Physiology, School of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    1992-

    Director, The Microscope Training Center, School of Dental Medicine University of Pennsylvania

    2010-

    Associate Dean for Global Affairs School of Dental Medicine University of PA

    2012-

    Associate Dean for Advanced Dental Education School of Dental Medicine University of PA

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  • Anil Kishen

    Canada

    University of Toronto

    Nanomaterials in endodontics:
    A potential game changer

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    Dr. Kishen is Professor of Endodontics and Principal Investigator of the Nanoparticle Guided Functional Tissue Engineering Lab at the University of Toronto. He has published over 120 peer-reviewed articles with over 10 invention disclosures to his credit. Dr. Kishen has pioneered novel technologies for endodontic treatments and is a strong advocate for high-quality translational research benefiting patient care.

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  • Sergio Kuttler

    USA

    International Endodontic Institute in Fort Lauderdale

    "Past, present and future of endodontic Files": Where science meets technology

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    Dr. Kuttler has been involved in academics for more than 40 years, his major areas of scientific research interest include the performance of nickel-titanium endodontic instruments, three dimensional obturation of the root canal space; root canal irrigation and restoring endodontically treated teeth. He is the author of numerous scientific papers published in peer-reviewed journals, and contributor author in six endodontic textbooks. Dr. Kuttler is a world-renowned endodontist and internationally recognized lecturer, he has presented over 600 national and worldwide courses and lectures in over 47 countries throughout 5 continents.

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  • Seung Jong Lee

    Korea

    Yonsei University

    Are the viable cells the only predictor for delayed replantation?

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    Natural Tooth Saver

    "Professor Emeritus, Department of Conservative Dentistry, Yonsei University, Korea Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics Advisory Panel, Journal of Endodontics "

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  • Francesco Maggiore

    Germany

    Private Practice

    Current concepts in endodontic microsurgery: Esthetic management of the soft tissue

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    Dr.F.Maggiore is considered one of the prominent experts in endodontics. He obtained his certificate of advanced graduate studies at the universities of Pennsylvania in 1999. His major fields of clinical expertise are surgical and non surgical endodontic retreatments, instrumentation, irrigation and obturation of the root canal system.

    "Dr. Francesco Maggiore graduated from “La Sapienza” University of Rome, School of Dentistry, Italy. In 1999 he completed his full time Postgraduate Program in Endodontics and Endodontic Microsurgery at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA, obtaining his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Endodontics. From the same institution he received the “Award for outstanding case presentation class 1999” and the Award for “Contribution in teaching Microendodontics and Endodontic Microsurgery”. Dr. Maggiore has been teaching as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Endodontic Department at the University of Pennsylvania and currently he serves as Adjunct Assistant Professor. He has been lecturing on endodontic topics in Europe, USA, Asia, and published scientific articles in international journals. In 2002 he received the award for “The best endodontic clinical case” from the Italian Academy of Endodontics and in 2009 he received the award for “The best Clinical Video Documentation” from the Italian Association of Endodontics. He has been teaching as Visiting Professor at the University of Ancona, School of Dental Medicine, Italy.
    He is speaker and member of several scientific associations.
    He maintains a private praxis limited to Endodontics and Endodontic Microsurgery in Aschaffenburg, Germany."

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  • Tara Mc Mahon

    Belgium

    Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

    Does heat treated NiTi facilitate
    endodontic therapy?

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    New technology and NiTi lover

    Tara Mc Mahon obtained her Master in Dental Science (MSD) at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) in Belgium in 2011. After which she first followed an advanced Master in Dental Science focused on Endodontics and Aesthetic Dentistry and then she completed a two year course of specialization in Endodontics at ULB. Since 2014, Tara is an academic and clinical instructor for undergraduate students at the Brussels University (ULB) and became in 2017 a lecturer for the undergraduate endodontics course. Tara is also actively involved in training the post-graduate students during their endodontics specialisation (ULB).  She works in her private practice limited to endodontic and microsurgery in Brussels - Belgium.
    Dr. Tara Mc Mahon wrote several scientific articles and is a board member of « Quintessence Endo, revue française d’endodontie » . She has performed lectures and hands on courses during national and international congresses.

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  • Zvi Metzger

    Israel

    Tel Aviv University

    Early diagnosis and biomechanics of vertical root fractures

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    "Prof. Zvi Metzger graduated from the Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine in Jerusalem in 1970. Since 1973 he has been on the faculty at the Tel Aviv University School of Dental Medicine, where he served as Dean in the years 1987-1991. Prof. Metzger was Chairman of the National Board of Endodontics in Israel and Chairman of the Israeli Endodontic Society (2000-2002). He was an Associate Professor of Oral Biology and Professor of Endodontology at Tel Aviv University.
    Prof. Metzger was a visiting fellow at the National Institute of Dental Research, NIH, Maryland (1978-1981) and a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1995-1996). He served as Director of Research Laboratories (1981-2009) and recently (2008-2012) as Chairman of the Department of Endodontology at the School of Dental Medicine at Tel Aviv university, where he serves now as Professor Emeritus. He retains a private endodontic practice in Tel Aviv.
    Prof. Metzger has been involved in development of several innovative endodontic instruments, such as Apexum and the SAF System. He has published intensively on biological and clinical endodontic topics and has authored many chapters in leading textbooks, including a recent chapter on the topic of his current presentation in the textbook Pathways of the Pulp."

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  • Yosef Nahmias

    Canada

    Alliance Dental Specialists

    How to prevent instrument breakage by creating a mechanical reproducible Glide Path (Don’t Rotate, Reciprocate)

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    Don’t “separate” files, learn how to create a mechanical “Glide Path”

    "Dr. Nahmias was born and raised in Mexico City. After graduating from Dental School in 1980 he decided to advance his education and chose endodontics as his specialty. He earned his Master of Science degree in 1983 from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
    Dr. Nahmias has authored and published many articles. He continues to lecture in Canada and across the world. The University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry has involved him in teaching their postgraduate level students in endodontics. Dr. Nahmias resides in Toronto, Canada and has maintained a private practice limited to Endodontics for over 35 years."

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  • Gianluca Plotino

    Italy

    GPT Dental Clinic, Rome

    The paradigm shift of minimal invasive endodontics

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    Gianluca Plotino is a passionate in clinical endodontics and resarch.

    Gianluca Plotino was born in 1978 in Rome, Italy. He graduated in dentistry from the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in 2002, obtained his PhD in 2009 and received the certification to be Professor of II level in 2017. He receive several international prizes, published more that 80 articles in scientific peer-reviewed journals on different endodontic and restorative topics and contributed with numerous chapters in textbooks. Gianluca Plotino is Associate Editor of the Italian Journal of Endodontucs and part of the Editorial Board of several other journals. He is certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), International Member of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), active member of the Italian Academy of Endodontics (AIE) and the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry (SIDOC). Dr. Plotino gives lectures and courses worldwide and he also works in his own private practice limited to endodontics and restorative dentistry in Rome, Italy.

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  • Cliff J. Ruddle

    USA

    Advanced Endodontics®

    Endodontic Disinfection: 3D Irrigation

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     Dr. Ruddle is internationally recognized as a leading expert and innovator in clinical endodontics.

    Dr. Clifford J. Ruddle is Founder and Director of Advanced Endodontics. Additionally, he maintains teaching positions at various dental schools, is a fellow in both the American and International Colleges of Dentistry, and has authored numerous articles and chapters for leading textbooks. As an inventor, Dr. Ruddle has designed and developed several instruments and devices that are widely used internationally. He is best known for providing superb education through his lectures, instructional DVDs, and "One-On-One" training courses in Santa Barbara, California. To learn more about Dr. Ruddle, visit www.endoruddle.com.

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  • Frank Setzer

    USA

    University of Pennsylvania

    Management of iatrogenic errors
    by non-surgical and surgical retreatment.

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    Frank C Setzer, DMD, PhD, MS,
    Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
    Assistant Professor of Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania

    Graduated from the Dental School of the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany in 1995. Received the doctoral degree also from the Friedrich-Alexander-University in Erlangen in 1998 with magna cum laude. Pursued specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania after working for nine years in a multi-specialist private practice as associate and partner. Graduated from the endodontic program in 2006, with the Richard F. Weiss Award for Excellence. Received a Master of Science degree in oral biology in 2008 and DMD degree in 2010. Clinic and Pre-Doctoral Director at the Department of Endodontics of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Published in national and international peer-reviewed journals, lectures nationally and internationally on various endodontic topics with a focus on endodontic microsurgery and treatment planning implant versus natural tooth supported restorations. Serving as an associate editor for Quintessence International, reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics (JOE), International Endodontic Journal (IEJ), JADA and others. Active member of several national and international professional societies, board member of AMED (Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry) and VDZE (Society of German Certified Endodontists).

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  • Hagay Shemesh

    The Netherlands

    Academic Centre of Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA)

    A realistic look at root canal fillings.
    Trends, evidence and clinical performance.

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    Dr. Hagay Shemesh is a tenured Associate Professor and Chair of the division of Endodontology in ACTA, Amsterdam ,the Netherlands. He received his DMD degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Israel in 1990 and a specialty postgraduate diploma in Endodontics from the same faculty. He then immigrated to the Netherlands and started teaching the undergraduate endodontic course at the Academic Centre for dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). He then started his PhD project and graduated in 2009 cum laude from the University of Amsterdam defending his PhD thesis “new insights into the root canal wall”. He is now chair of the department of Endodontology in ACTA , Dutch representative to the European Association of Endodontology, and is a member of the scientific referee board of the Journal of Endodontics and the International Endodontic Journal.

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  • Asgeir Sigurdsson

    USA

    NYU College of Dentistry

    Is it Toothache? Non-odontogenic pain presenting as dental pain

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    The guru of Endodontic misdiagnosis from NEW YORK

    "Born and raised in Reykjavik, Iceland. Received his DDS from University of Iceland in 1988. Graduated from University of North Carolina (UNC) in 1992, with certificate in endodontics and Master of Science.

    Full time faculty at UNC from 1992 until 2004, was the Graduate Program Director of Endodontics 1997 to 2004. From 2004 to 2012 he was in a private endodontic practice in Reykjavik and London.

    In 2012 he became the Chairman of the Department of Endodontics, NYU College of Dentistry. Additionally he holds the following academic positions: adjunct Associate Professor at UNC, and Honorary Clinical Teacher in Endodontology, UCL Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK.

    Dr. Sigurdsson is past President of the International Association for Dental Traumatology and is on the editorial board of Dental Traumatologia. In 2014 Dr. Sigurdsson was appointed by AAE as a Director of the American Board of Endodontics.

    Dr. Sigurdsson has been invited numerous times to lecture in 44 countries all over the World, on the topics of pain, endodontics, dental trauma and/or forensic sciences. He has written or co-written over 70 per-reviewed articles and 19 textbook chapters on same topics. "

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  • Michael Solomonov

    Israel

    Sheba Medical Center

    Contemporary approaches to instrumentation of non-round root canals

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    Director of the post-graduate endodontic program at the Sheba Medical Center, IDF, Israel. Israeli-board certified endodontist since 2003, involved in international teaching activities. Published 33 peer-reviewed researches. Speaker at 45 international and national endodontic conferences and events.

    "Michael Solomonov, DMD, is an Israeli board certified endodontist and the director of the Postgraduate Endodontic program in Endodontics at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, IDF, Israel.
    Dr. Solomonov received his DMD degree at the Tel Aviv University in Israel in 1994, and in 2002 graduated from the 3 years postgraduate program in Endodontology at the Hebrew University – Hadassah in Jerusalem.
    From 2003 to 2010 Dr. Solomonov served as an clinical instructor at the Hebrew University, Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics, Jerusalem. From 2011 he serves as the director of the postgraduate endodontic program in Endodontic department at the Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, IDF, Israel.
    From 2008 Dr. Solomonov is an examiner for the Israeli Board of Endodontics at the Scientific Council of the Israeli Dental Association. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontics (AAE), the European Society of Endodontology (ESE) and the Israeli Endodontic society.
    Dr. Solomonov has presented and lectured at national and international congresses in Israel, Russia, Greece, Poland, Japan, Italy, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Germany, Moldova, Spain, France, Canada, and Slovenia, and regularly conducts courses on clinical endodontics in Israel and Russia.
    He has published over 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles, as well as textbook on clinical endodontics.
    Since 1999 he operates a private practice limited to endodontics. He is the founder of the Sheba Medical Center at the Tel-Aviv metropolis, where he works clinically, alongside board certified endodontists, as well as carries out private courses on contemporary endodontics. "

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  • Ibrahim Abu Tahun

    Jordan

    University of Jordan

    Re-establishing biological order : A Call for action

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    Associate Professor, The University of Jordan

    "Dr. Ibrahim H. Abu Tahun is Associate Professor of Endodontics, Department of Conservative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of Jordan. He is a 1982 graduate of University of Athens, Greece and received his PhD in endodontics at the Department of Endodontics at the same university in 1987.
    Dr. Tahun served in many capacities, such as founding president of the Jordanian Endodontic Society, founding president, Pan Arab Endodontic Society and President of Asia Pacific Endodontic Confederation and currently Chairman of the Educational Committee of APEC.
    As an active member of several organizations, Dr. Abu Tahun has received honors & appreciations and awarded the"" International Globe Award"" in Endodontics.
    He also served as Chairman of Higher Education Committee of the Jordan Medical Council, Chairman of the Scientific Committee and Chairman of Planning and Training committee of the Jordanian Board in Endodontics. Currently, Dr. Tahun is Honorary Diplomat of Indian Board of Endodontics.

    He is Editorial Board Member of several International Dental & Endodontic Journals and acted as external examiner, cognate and reviewer of (M.Sc. thesis), reviewer of several articles and published a number of scientific articles in elute international endodontic journals.
    Dr. Tahun has also lectured extensively within Jordan and worldwide as invited and guest speaker and has presented a large number of hands-on courses in the field of root canal treatment."

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  • Nobuyuki Tani-Ishii

    Japan

    Kanagawa Dental University

    Non-surgical Retreatment of Cracked Teeth

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    Nobuyuki Tani-Ishii received his dental degree from Kanagawa Dental University (KDU), in 1983. He received his PhD degree from Graduate School of KDU in 1988. He is a professor and chairman of Graduate School of KDU, Dept. of Endodontics from 2007 to the present, and He is a currently vice dean of Japan Endodontic Association from 2014.

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  • Yoshitsugu Terauchi

    Japan

    CT & Microendodontic Center

    Predictable and minimally invasive method to retrieve a separated file

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    The first endodontist who used the CBCT in daily practice to treat patients.

    "Dr. Terauchi is a part-time lecturer at Tokyo Medical & Dental University and maintains a private practice limited to endodontics since 1998.

    He earned his DDS in 1993 and completed his residency at Tokyo Medical & Dental University in 1995, where he also received his PhD from the Department of Endodontics. He has published several articles in peer- reviewed journals nationally and internationally. He also authored in several chapters in textbooks including the 11th edition of “ Pathways of the Pulp”. He has lectured nationally and internationally and was exposed twice on National TV for modern endodontics."

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  • Martin Trope

    USA

    University of Pennsylvania

    From vital pulp therapy to anatomically directed root treatment - Everything is changing!

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    Clinical Professor, Department of Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania. He is also in private practice.

    Dr. Martin Trope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he received his BDS degree in dentistry in 1976. From 1976 to 1980 he practiced General Dentistry and Endodontics. In 1980 he moved to Philadelphia to specialize in Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. After graduating as an Endodontist he continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a faculty member until 1989 when he became Chair of Endodontology at Temple University, School of Dentistry. In 1993 he accepted the JB Freedland Professorship in the Department of Endodontics, UNC at Chapel Hill. Named in honor of one of the founding fathers of Endodontics, the Freedland Professorship recognizes significant contributions to the specialty. In 2014, he was awarded the Jens Ove Andreasen Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Dental Traumatology.

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  • Ghassan Yared

    Canada

    Endodontist, Private Practice

    Management of second Mesio-buccal, narrow and curved canals with only one reciprocating instrument.

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    Dr. Yared is a teacher, a researcher and an inventor. He has a creative vision for tomorrow’s challenges in endodontics and dentistry. Most importantly, he is a kind and compassionate person.

    "Dr. Ghassan Yared is an endodontist practicing in Guelph and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    Dr. Yared has been extensively involved in teaching. He joined the Department of Endodontics at the University of Toronto in 1999 for a full-time position as Assistant Head and Director of the Endodontic Undergraduate Programme. He remained at that position as Associate Professor until summer 2004. Dr. Yared has been elected for 4 consecutive years as the ""Best Teacher of the Year"", and has received the ""Master Bruce Howard Award for Excellence in Teaching"" the highest teaching award at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.

    Dr. Yared has supervised the research projects of graduate endodontic students at the University of Toronto. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed international endodontic journals. He has also given numerous lectures and continuing education courses worldwide. Dr. Yared is a reviewer for the International Endodontic Journal, Journal of Endodontics, Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Enddontics, and the Endodontic Topics. He is also a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a member of the Canadian Academy of Endodontology and the American Association of Endodontists."

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Korean Session (English interpretation is provided.)

  • Pyung Sik Kim

    Korea

    Suwon Chois dental clinic

    [Live Endo] 개원가의 실전 엔도
    ( Practical Endodontics in Real World )

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    Dental college of Chosun University DDS.
    Dept. of Conservative Dentistry MSD, Ph.D.
    Member of APEX Endodontic Study Group
    Suwon Chois dental clinic

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  • Luke Sung Kyo Kim

    Korea

    Kyungpook National University

    근관치료 한 치아의 장기간 예후관찰,
    이런 경우 특히 주의하자
    (Long-term prognostic evaluation
    of my root canal treatment)

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    He studied Dentistry at Kyungpook National University (KNU) in Daegu, South Korea. He joined the specialty program of Conservative Dentistry at KNU Hospital. He got the PhD degree of Conservative Dentistry at Seoul National University in Korea. He was a Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Currently he is Professor of Endodontics and Chairman of Department of Conservative Dentistry, KNU School of Dentistry and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania, USA. He also currently is a Honorary Auditor of Korean Academy of Conservative Dentistry (KACD), an Honorary Life Member of Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation (APEC), and the Present-Elect of International Federation of Endodontic Associations (IFEA). He published more than two hundred articles in national and international peer reviewed journals and gave lectures and presentations more than three hundred times nationally and internationally.

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  • Seungho Baek

    Korea

    Seoul National University School Of Dentistry

    이럴 때는 재근관치료 혹은 치근단 수술이 답이다.
    (Nonsurgical vs. surgical retreatment after failure of initial root canal treatment)

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    Professor Baek received his DDS in 1982, MSD and PhD in 1985 and 1991 from Graduate School of Dentistry, Seoul National University. In 1993-1996 he was trained and received the Endodontic specialty certificate from School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania.
    He is a professor at Seoul National University since 1997. He served as the Chairman of Dept. of Conservative Dentistry, the Director of Clinical Services of Seoul National University Dental Hospital and the president of Seoul Dental Hospital for the Disabled. He is the past president of Korean Academy of Conservative Dentistry. He is Adjunct Professor, University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Endodontics.

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