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Lucila Piasecki 

Department of Periodontics And Endodontics

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Endodontics

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Piasecki graduated in Dentistry from the State University of West Parana, Cascavel, Brazil (2003) and in the same institution completed the Specialization in Endodontics (2005). She obtained the Master's of Science degree (2011) and Ph.D. (2014) in Endodontics at the Pontifical Catholic University PUCPR, Curitiba, Brazil. Dr. Piasecki joined the academic career in 2008 at the Paranaense University. Later she was also an invited professor in the Post-Graduation in Endodontics of the State University of West Parana, Cascavel, Brazil (2009-2016) and as a part-time faculty of Endodontics at the Pontifical Catholic University PUCPR, Curitiba, Brazil (2013-2015). In 2015 she was awarded a research fellowship at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, and later in 2016 became a full-time faculty at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Piasecki is a member of the American Association of Endodontics, the Brazilian Society of Endodontics and Brazilian Association of Dentists. She has contributed as a reviewer for scientific journals, academic boards, and as an evaluator of research presentations in scientific congresses. She has lectured in events in Brazil and Poland and has attended more than 50 scientific events, many of them as a presenter. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and is involved in laboratory and clinical research as well in the development of technologies in Endodontics.

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Endodontics, La Sapienza University of Rome (2016)
  • PhD, Endodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (2014)
  • MS, Endodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (2011)
  • Cert, Endodontics, State University of West Parana (2005)
  • DDS, Dentistry, State University of West Parana (2003)
Employment:
  • Assistant Professor, Endodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Parana, School of Health and Biosciences, Brazil (2013–2015)
  • Adjunct Professor, Paranaense University, School of Dentistry, Brazil (2008–2015)

Research Expertise:
  • Apical limit determination in Endodontics
  • Endodontic instruments and materials
  • Imaging and rendering in Endodontics
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2017–December 2017
    The endodontic management of complex curvatures
    Coltene/Whaledent
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $11,388

Journal Articles:
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

Professional Memberships:
  • AAE American Association of Endodontics (2014–2017)
  • SBEndo – Brazilian Society of Endodontics, Brazil (2014–2017)
  • SBPqO, Brazilian Association of Dental Research; Brazilian Division of IADR (2010–2015)
  • ABO Cascavel – PR Brazil – Brazilian Association of Dentistry (2001–2017)
Presentations:
  • "A micro-CT evaluation of the root canal filling after post preparation" 2017 Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists, American Association of Endodontists, Endodontics (2017)
  • "Evaluation of Anatomical Parameters Using Micro-computed Tomography and Cone Beam Computed Tomography" 2017 Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists, American Association of Endodontists, Endodontics (2017)
  • "Cyclic fatigue of the endodontic instruments Prodesign Logic and Prodesign R." 33th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2016)
  • "Evaluation of a new endodontic motor with integrated apex locator" 33th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2016)
  • "A micro-CT evaluation of the obturation after immediate and delayed post preparation" 17th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2015)
  • "Effect of calcium hydroxide dressing on tubular penetration of two different endodontic sealers: a confocal laser scanning microscopic study" 17th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2015)
  • "In vitro comparison of the electronic apex locators Apex ID and Root ZX" 17th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2015)
  • "Periapical status of endodontically treated teeth in relation to the technical quality of the root filling and the coronal restoration: a CBCT study" 17th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2015)
  • "Apical leakage and percentage of root canal obturation before and after post preparation" VI International Congress of Endodontics, Brazilian Society of Endodontics, Endodontics (2014)
  • "Calcium hydroxide paste and MTA apecification - Clinical Case Report" VI International Congress of Endodontic, Brazilian Society of Endodontics, Endodontics (2014)
  • "Effect of calcium hydroxide dressing on sealing ability and tubular penetration of two different endodontic sealer: an in vitro study" Roots Summit 2014, Roots Summit, Endodontics (2014)
  • "The use of apex locators in immature teeth" Pulp & Prevention, Jagiellonian University, Endodontics (2014)
  • "Influence of calcium hydroxide in the dentinal penetration of AH Plus and MTA Fillapex" 31th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2014)
  • "The influence of the calcium hydroxide dressing in the tubular penetration of AH Plus and MTA Fillapex obturations ex vivo" 31th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2014)
  • "Cyclic Fatigue of Different Hand Instruments Used in a M4 Handpiec" 2014 Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists, American Association of Endodontists, Endodontics (2014)
  • "Micro-Computed Tomographic Analysis of Molars Prepared Using ProFile® NiTi Rotary Instruments and Reciproc® Single File Technique" 2014 Annual Session of the American Association of Endodontists, American Association of Endodontists, Endodontics (2014)
  • "CBCT evaluation of complementary techniques in endodontic retreatment with ProTaper" 30th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2013)
  • "Complementary techniques for reducing the residual filling after rotary retreatment" 16th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2013)
  • "Rotary nickel titanium versus reciprocating stainless steel glide path: a cyclic fatigue test" 16th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2013)
  • "Surgical removal of an unusual foreign body in an immature tooth: a case report." 16th ESE Biennial Congress 17th Biennial Congress of the European Society of Endodontology, European Society of Endodontology, Endodontics (2013)
  • "The influence of metallic posts in the imaging detection of vertical root fractures" 30th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2013)
  • "Dental Trauma" 8o International Congress of Dentistry of West Paraná and X Congress of Dentistry of UNIOESTE, State University of West Parana, Endodontics (2013)
  • "Is the auto apical reverse (AAR) function capable of provide an adequate working length in vivo?" Roots Summit 2012, Roots Summit, Endodontics (2012)
  • "Radiographic and Electronic Working Length in Teeth with Apical Periodontitis" Roots Summit 2012, Roots Summit, Endodontics (2012)
  • "Evaluation of VAP rate after institution of oral hygiene protocol" XVII Brazilian Congress of Intensive Care Medicine, Brazilian Society of Intensive Care Medicine, Hospitalar dentistry (2012)
  • "Accuracy of the Auto Apical Reverse Function - Root ZXII" 90th General session & Exhibition of IADR, International Association for Dental Research, Endodontics (2012)
  • "Radiographic analysis of the accuracy of the Root ZX to locate the foramen in teeth with apical periodontitis - in vivo study" 27th Meeting of the Brazilian Society for Dental Research, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2011)
  • "Endodontic aspects of integrated planning" VIII Academic Week UNOESC, University of Joaçaba UNOESC, Endodontics (2011)
  • "Electronic working length determination" VII Academic Week of Dentistry Luis Pilotto of the Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná PUCPR, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná PUCPR, Endodontics (2011)
  • "Accuracy of Electronic Apex Locators in Teeth with Apical Periodontitis" 89th General session & Exhibition of IADR, Brazilian Division of IADR, Endodontics (2011)
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240 Squire Hall
Room D
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 7168296197
Fax: 7168293847
Email: lucilapi@buffalo.edu


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