Endodontics

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Endodontics is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the morphology, physiology and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues.

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About Endodontics

The study and practice of endodontics encompasses the basic and clinical sciences including the biology of the normal pulp, and the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions. Endodontists typically perform root canals and other procedures designed to save a patient’s teeth.

The Endodontics Certificate Program

The School of Dental Medicine offers a certificate program that includes clinical training, courses, teaching and research.

Faculty Research

Continuing Education

The “Certificate in Advanced Endodontics” is a unique non-credit bearing, non-degree certificate program that enables participants to obtain a distant learning post-graduate endodontic education. It is tailored for International post-graduate students and Clinicians seeking to become Endodontists.

Our Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Hacer Aksel, DDS, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: haceraks@buffalo.edu

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Eugene A. Pantera, Jr., DDS, MS

Clinical Associate Professor, Interim Director of Advanced Education Endodontics Program

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: epantera@buffalo.edu

Lucila Piasecki, DDS, MS, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Phone: (716) 829-6197

Email: lucilapi@buffalo.edu

Part-Time Faculty

Paul G. Calabrese, BS, DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 667-2030

Michael Gengo, BS, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

SDM Periodontics and Endodontics

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: mfgengo@buffalo.edu

Hatim Hamad, DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Sandra Shostad

Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: sshostad@buffalo.edu

Giana Siegel, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Email: gcsiegel@buffalo.edu

Steve Stern, BA, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: smstern@buffalo.edu

Michael Vatral, DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Mariel Webber, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-2847

Email: marielwe@buffalo.edu

Volunteer Faculty

Joseph Quevedo

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: jvqueved@buffalo.edu

Emeritus

Norman W. Bartz, Jr.

Clinical Asst. Professor, Emeritus

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Satish M. Bhambhani

Clinical Associate Professor, Emeritus

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Hesham M. Eltagouri

Clinical Associate Professor, Emeritus

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Ming S. Levine

Associate Professor, Emeritus, HS

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Carole T. Pantera

Clinical Associate Professor, Emeritus, HS

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

Eugene Pantera Jr.

Associate Professor Emeritus

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: epantera@buffalo.edu

Hesham El Tagouri

Clinical Associate Professor Emeritis

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-3847

Email: ht@buffalo.edu

Staff

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Katrina Pruyn

Office Assistant 2

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics

240 Squire Hall

Phone: (716) 829-6199

Email: katrinia@buffalo.edu

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Cheryl Kiebzak

Dental Assistant

Department of Periodontics and Endodontics