Periodontal Regeneration: What’s in your Toolbox?
September 16, 2020
2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto ON
3 CE Credits Course Description: The regeneration of tooth-supporting structures which have been lost as a consequence of periodontal diseas...More details
The dental pulp and the periodontium are intimately related and hence, the clinical expression of both diseases can be similar. This would pose difficulty in establishing a correct diagnosis and undertaking a proper course of treatment. This presentation discusses the main avenues for communication between dental pulp and the periodontium, the effect of periodontal diseases on pulp as well as the effect of endodontic diseases on periodontium, the classification of pulp-periodontal relationships and a simple yet evidence-based clinical decision-making algorithms for the correct diagnosis.
Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh (Azar) is a certified dental specialist in Endodontics and Dental Public Health. He received his dental degree from Iran (2001), his specialty training in Canada at the University of Toronto in Dental Public Health (2007) and Endodontics (2010), followed by his PhD (2011). Dr. Azar has great interest in both academic and clinical research. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, and School of Public Health. He is also the Head of Endodontics at the Department of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital.
Currently, his attributed grants and awards total more than CDN $1.25M and these have enabled him to manage a strong group of graduate students over the years. To date, published six book chapters, 1 book, and more than 100 peer-reviewed papers and has presented at over 50 national and international scientific meetings. He has been awarded nationally and internationally, by the Cochrane Canada, the Canadian Academy of Endodontics, and the American Association of Endodontists. He is an Associate Editor of the of the Journal of Endodontics, the official journal of the American Association of Endodontists.
Amir is a practicing endodontist, with part-time private practices in Toronto as well as a hospital practice in Mount Sinai Hospital providing endodontic care to patients when their medical, physical or mental status indicates the need for a hospital environment. A keen practitioner of evidenced-based dentistry, Dr. Azar has a passion for collaborative decision making in teaching and in practice. Hence, he approaches patient care with the best interest of the patient in mind. Despite his heavy load of teaching, research and clinical practice, out of the office he enjoys life with his wife, travelling, cycling, photography, and gardening.
Monday November 5th, 2018, 06:00pm - 09:00pm
$99.00 plus taxes
2300 Yonge Street, Suite 901, Toronto, On