LOCATION: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry

DATES: February 10 – 12, 2017

This course offers 20 CE credits that satisfy both ABE recertification and state CE requirements.


Meeting Program and Registration

If you are still interested in registering, please contact the COD at 630/510-7136 or [email protected].

Speakers and Topics
Dr. George Bruder, Periradicular Surgery and Repair
Dr. B. Ellen Byrne, Top 20 Drugs That Affect Your Practice
Dr. Anibal Diogenes, Regenerative Endodontics, Analgesics and Anesthetics
Dr. Ashraf Fouad, Inflammation and Immunology
Dr. Shimon Friedman, The Current Best Evidence for Endodontic Treatment Outcomes
Dr. Bradford Johnson, Risk Assessment and Management of the Medically Complex Endodontic Patient
Dr. Keith Krell, Diagnosis and Management of Cracked Teeth and Vertical Root Fractures and Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth
Dr. Donna Mattscheck, Oral Board Exam: Strategies in Preparation and Execution
Dr. Garry Myers, Trauma and Resorption
Dr. Sonali Rathore, Radiology in Endodontics
Dr. Christine Sedgley, Microbiology of Endodontic Disease
Dr. John Svirsky, Pathology and Endodontics

Full Agenda Can be Downloaded Here

Handouts will be distributed electronically at the meeting through a provided USB drive and links. It is recommended that attendees bring a tablet or laptop if they wish to view the handouts during the presentations.

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. The course is conducted annually in the spring, jointly sponsored by the COD and an ADA-recognized endodontic program at a university in the United States that changes each year. A series of speakers cover a wide spectrum of endodontic topics through lecture presentations.

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 13, 2017, full refund less $100 administrative fee. After January 13, 2017, no refund.

Accommodation Options

The course will be held at the Hilton Richmond Downtown. Room reservations can be made by calling 800/445-8667 and stating that you are with the College of Diplomates. Room rates apply for all reservations received by January 19, 2017, or when the hotel block sells out.

Room Rate: $132/night (not including applicable taxes)

There is limited valet parking available for hotel guests for $23/day.

Hilton Richmond Downtown
501 E Broad St
Richmond, VA 23219


We recommend flying into Richmond International Airport (RIC), which is less than 20 minutes from the Hilton. Cabs and Uber rides can be secured from the airport to the hotel and back.


If you are interested in supporting the 2017 Board Review Course and Scientific Update, please contact the COD at [email protected] or 630/510-7136.

Sponsor Recognition

The College of Diplomates would like to thank the following companies for their support of this program.

Please visit their exhibit tables in hallway outside of the lecture hall during the breaks.

American Dental Partners

ASI Medical, Inc.

B&L Biotech USA, Inc.

Brasseler USA

Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc.

Coltene Whaledent



Global Surgical Corporation

Sonendo, Inc.


Treloar & Heisel, Inc.

CERP-Recognized Provider


The College of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics is an ADA CERP recognized provider 1/11-6/18. 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 Tennessee Health Science Center 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.