Bleaching of a Discolored Tooth with Retrieval of Remnants after Successful Regenerative Endodontics

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This report presents the retrieval of remnants from a discolored mandibular right second premolar (tooth #29) of a 17-year-old female after a successful regenerative endodontic procedure (REP).

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the endodontic relevance of dens evaginatus
  • List the disadvantages of the use of MTA in regenerative endodontic procedures (REP)
  • Discuss alternative materials and procedures to enhance the outcomes of REP

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Aovana Timmerman, BDSc, DCD

Dr Aovana Timmerman graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 2001. After completing her fellowship with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) in 2011, she continued with her specialist training in endodontics, obtaining a Doctorate of Clinical Dentistry in Endodontics, also from the University of Melbourne.

She is actively involved with endodontic education and is currently a lecturer for the Doctor of Dental Surgery Endodontic program at The University of Melbourne, clinical demonstrator for La Trobe University, mentor and examiner in the Membership (GDP) program for RACDS. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontics (ANZAE) JM Booth award to attend the IADT Trauma Congress in Istanbul.

As part of her specialist training, Aovana worked in emergency services at the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne and provided endodontic treatment for patients of Plenty Valley Community Clinic and Melbourne Dental Clinic up to 2016. She has published papers in Journal of Endodontics and Australian Dental Journal. Aovana is fluent in Mandarin (Chinese).

Peter Parashos, MDSc, PhD

Professor Parashos graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1980. He earned his MDSc in Endodontics from the University of Melbourne in 1989 and maintained a full-time private endodontic practice until 2001. He received his PhD in 2004 from the University of Melbourne. His PhD thesis title is: “The Diffusion of Innovation in Dentistry: Factors Affecting the Adoption of Rotary Nickel-Titanium Endodontic Instruments”. Dr Parashos is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists. He is currently inaugural Chair and Professor in Endodontics, Head of Restorative Dentistry, Head of Endodontics and Convener of Postgraduate Endodontics at the University of Melbourne. He also works in private Endodontic practices in Melbourne and Hobart, and is actively involved in CPD programmes. Dr Parashos lectures extensively and has published over 80 papers in peer reviewed journals nationally and internationally. He has supervised over 40 postgraduate and undergraduate student research projects. His contribution to endodontics has earned him Honorary Life Membership of the Australian Society of Endodontology (Victorian Branch) and the Distinguished Service Award from the Australian Society of Endodontology (Inc). He was awarded the inaugural Australian Dental Association (Inc) Award of Excellence for his scientific paper on the reprocessing of rotary NiTi instruments.