Cracked Teeth: What do we Know now?

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CE Hours: 1.0

Description: This will be an update on diagnosis, treatment, prognosis and restoration for cracked teeth.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Diagnose cracked teeth with available technology
  • Treat cracked teeth with the latest techniques
  • Explain outcomes to patients based on the Iowa Staging Index

If you have any questions for Dr. Krell, you can email him at with the subject line "AAE Webinar"


Cracked teeth: What do we Know now?
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9 Questions
CE Test
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CE credit  |  Certificate available

Keith V. Krell, D.D.S., M.S., M.A.

Dr. Krell received his D.D.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Iowa in 1981 and 1983, respectively. He earned his M.A. degree in sociology-anthropology in 1975, from the United States International University in San Diego, Calif. 

Dr. Krell has been an endodontist for over 43 years. He was a full-time educator for 8 years at the University of Iowa and was in private practice in West Des Moines, Iowa for 29 years until he retired December 31, 2017. He is still an adjunct clinical Professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry. He has lectured nationally and internationally about his research on cracked teeth based on his data base of over 3,000 private practice cases.  His complete data base is over 50,000 cases.

Dr. Krell is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, as well as a past president and past director of the ABE.  He is a past president of AAEF (now the Foundation for Endodontics) and finally is past president of the American Association of Endodontists.

Dr. Krell has been married for over 52 years to Diane and they have five grandchildren. He still has research interests in cracked teeth and vertical root fractures.


I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation.