13th Annual College of Diplomates Board Review Course and Scientific Update

DATES: February 3- 5, 2023
This course offers 20 CE credits that satisfy both ABE recertification and state CE requirements. Register HERE

LOCATION: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, PACE Center

The Board Review Course and Scientific Update aids Candidates preparing for the American Board of Endodontics’ certification examinations, Diplomates needing recertification credits and all dentists interested in endodontic continuing education credits. This course is conducted annually prior to the March board examinations and is jointly sponsored by the COD and an ADA-recognized endodontic program at a university in the United States. A series of speakers cover a wide spectrum of endodontic topics through live- lecture presentations.

Speakers & Topics: Full Agenda

  • Inflammation and Immunology & Mechanisms and Management of Endodontic Pain – Dr. Asma Khan
  • Endodontic Microbiology -Dr. Anil Kishen
  • Evidence Based Endodontics- Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh
  • ABE Boardwalk- Dr. Melissa Drum
  • The Current Best Evidence for Endodontic Treatment Outcomes – Dr. Shimon Friedman
  • Trauma and Resorption – Dr. Rebeca Weisleder
  • Regenerative Endodontics & Vital Pulp Therapy- Dr. George Huang
  • Endodontic Surgery- Dr. Sam Kratchman
  • Preparing for the Oral exam – Dr. John Neal
  • Medically Complex Patient- Dr. Lauren Patton
  • Endodontic Radiology & Oral Pathology- Dr. Vijay Parashar

*Please note lecture materials/presentations should be available electronically the evening prior to and throughout the meeting. It is recommended that attendees bring a tablet or laptop if they wish to view the handouts during the presentations. Your patience and understanding are appreciated as many of the speakers may have last minute changes to their slides & lecture or may give us an updated version at the time of or immediately after their presentations. We will provide all materials that are given to us by the speakers to share as soon as we receive them.

At conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Gain insight into the pertinent content and process of endodontic Board Certification.
  • Advance the specialty practice of endodontics and enhance oral health care for the public.
  • Discuss topics that cover the full breadth of the endodontic specialty.

Cancellation Policy
If request received before January 16, 2023, full refund less $100 administrative fee. After January 16, 2023, no refund.


  • A continental breakfast is included for all three days of the course.
  • Lunch buffet is included on Friday and Saturday (sandwiches, salads, fruit, dessert) *
  • Coffee will be available over the course of each day as well.
  • Friday evening is the Wine and Cheese Reception immediately following Friday’s session. We hope you will join us!

*If you are registered and have special dietary needs, please contact Executive Secretary, Aimee Rylko at [email protected] no later than two weeks prior to the course to allow for planning for that request.

Accommodation Options: There are several hotels in the vicinity of UT Health Houston, and we are working on a room block. We will post this information as soon as we have it available.

Sponsor information – coming soon

This event would not be possible without the generous support of our Sponsors. We hope you will take advantage of the opportunity to stop by their tables throughout the course. This year’s course Sponsors include:

The College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics is an ADA CERP-recognized provider. ADA CERP is a Service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, and does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint efforts between the College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics and the University of North Carolina College of Dentistry.
Concerns or complaints about the CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp.