Practice Model Panel: Career Options for the Endodontist

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Includes a Live Event on 09/14/2022 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

CE: 1.5

Description: Gain valuable insight and personal perspective from 4 different practitioners from higher education, private practice, group practice and non endodontically owned corporate practice to learn how they practice endodontics. Moderated by AAE’s Endo Voices Podcast moderator, Marcus D. Johnson- learn the opportunities associated with each of these practice models. 

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:         

  • Explain how the AAE Position Statement differs from traditional philosophies of treatment for cariously exposed pulp.
  • Describe the need for revision of traditional diagnostic terminology for inflamed vital pulp – “reversible vs irreversible”
  • Ackownledge the requirement for adequate reimbursement for Vital Pulp Therapy procedures from insurance companies 

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Practice Model Panel: Career Options for the Endodontists
09/14/2022 at 6:00 PM (CDT)   |  90 minutes
09/14/2022 at 6:00 PM (CDT)   |  90 minutes
Evaluation
9 Questions
Quiz
0 Question  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/0 points to pass
0 Question  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/0 points to pass
Certificate
1.50 CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 CE credits  |  Certificate available

Marcus D. Johnson, DDS, MSD

Dr. Marcus D. Johnson, a Denver native, headed east to pursue his childhood dream of becoming a dentist. A Rutgers University alum and graduate of New York University Dental School, he advanced his knowledge and training, receiving his Certificate of Endodontics from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland while earning his Master of Science degree in Dentistry.

Dr. Johnson, an astute, evidence-based clinician, won an award for his research on new treatment techniques in 2011 and was also selected as a 2017 Leadership Development participant by the American Association of Endodontists.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Johnson serves as the directing endodontist attending for the General Practice Residency at Interfaith Medical Center in Brooklyn and owns and operates a private office, City Endodontics PLLC, in midtown Manhattan. He values organized dentistry and is active at the local, state and national levels.

Currently, he is vice president for the New York State Association of Endodontists and sits on the AAE Public and Professional Relations Committee.

Speaker Disclosure

In accordance with this policy, I declare I have a past or present proprietary or relevant financial relationship or receive gifts in kind (including soft intangible remuneration), consulting position or affiliation, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, as indicated: Financial Coltene 

Frederic Barnett D.M.D.

Dr. Barnett received his DMD degree in 1978 and his Certificate in Endodontics in 1981, both from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He received his Board Certification in Endodontics in 1988, has served as the Director of Postdoctoral Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently the Chairman of the Department of Dental Medicine and Chairman and Program Director of the IB Bender Postdoctoral Endodontic Program at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. Dr. Barnett has written numerous scientific and clinical papers and has lectured nationally and internationally on the Treatment of Endodontic Infections, Revascularization, Dental Trauma and Contemporary Endodontic Treatment. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Dental Traumatology Journal, is a Director of the International Association of Dental Traumatology and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Barnett has also been in private practice in Endodontics from 1981-2011.

Speaker Disclosure

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

Ernesto Trevino, DDS

Dr. Ernesto Gerardo Treviño is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He is from McAllen, TX. He went to undergrad at UT-San Antonio, Dental School at UT Health-San Antonio (2006), an AEGD Residency from the VA Hospital in San Antonio, TX (2007) and lastly did his Endodontic training at UT Health-San Antonio (2009). He has been involved in organized dentistry including serving on his local society board. While at RGV Endodontics, LLP, he has always been in a group practice environment and has transitioned from being an associate to an owner/partner and now a partner with an Endodontic Partnership Organization (EPO) called Endo1 Partners/Specialty 1 Partners. Dr. Trevino enjoys spending his free time with his family as well as outdoor sporting activities such as tennis and basketball. He also enjoys music and plays the piano and cello.

Speaker Disclosure

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

Victoria Ball, DDS, MSD

Dr. Victoria Ball received her DDS degree from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 2014 graduating with honors and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. She received her Certificate of Endodontics and Master of Science degree in Dentistry from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in 2016. She became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics in 2020. She has worked in private practice for the last 6 years and is the owner of Contemporary Endodontics of Oklahoma. Dr. Ball served on the Oklahoma County Dental Society Board of Directors for two years. Dr. Ball resides in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma with her husband, two children and two dogs. 

Speaker Disclosure

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

Gary "Randy" Middleton II, DDS

Dr. Middleton, a Dallas native, attended the University of Texas at Dallas where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.  He subsequently earned his D.D.S. from the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio where he graduated magna cum laude.  His dental training continued in the Texas Medical Center in Houston where he attended a General Practice Residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston.  Dr. Middleton traded his burnt orange for the scarlet and cream when he attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center earning a certificate of Advanced Specialty Education in Endodontics.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and American Association of Endodontists.   His itinerant practice spans the DFW metroplex where he is an active lecturer to local dentists.  He lives in Plano, Texas with his wife and two sons.  

Speaker Disclosure

In accordance with this policy, I declare I have a past or present proprietary or relevant financial relationship or receive gifts in kind (including soft intangible remuneration), consulting position or affiliation, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, as indicated: PDS as a Service Provider