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The Friday Conference Center/The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599

DATES: February 15 – 17, 2019

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

Meeting Program and Registration

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Speakers and Topics:

Asma Khan

  • Inflammation and Immunology
  • Mechanisms of Endodontic Pain

Karl Keiser Preparing for the Oral Exam

Lauren Patton Risk Assessment and Management of the Medically Complex Endodontic Patient

Anibal Diogenes

  • Regenerative Endodontics
  • From the Institution to the Clinician: Are You Practicing Evidence or Hearsay? a JOE Literature Review

Scott McClanahan ABE Boardwalk

Shimon Friedman The Current Best Evidence for Endodontic Treatment Outcomes

Don Tyndall Endodontic Radiology

Garry Myers Trauma and Resorption

Peter Tawil Endodontic Surgery

Ashraf Fouad Endodontic Microbiology

Karen Baker

  • Management of Endodontic Infections
  • Endodontic Implications of Commonly Prescribed Drugs

Keith Krell Cracked Teeth and Vertical Root Fractures 

Handouts will be available electronically the day prior to and during the meeting. 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 15, 2019, full refund less $100 administrative fee. After January 15, 2019, no refund.

Mock Orals/Case Portfolios

CLOSED- All six slots have been filled and waitlist is closed as well. 

In addition to our board review course, we would like to share with you an exciting upcoming opportunity for active endodontic candidates to participate in onsite Mock Orals and Case Portfolio reviews. This mentoring opportunity is being offered by the College of Diplomates as part of the Board Review Course at University of North Carolina School of Dentistry.

Mock Orals will take place Thursday, February 14 from 1-5 p.m.

Accommodation Options

Accommodations are available at the Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill. Room reservations can be made by going online at the link below or calling 919/883-0700 and stating that you are with the UNC COD Board Review. Room rates apply for all reservations received by January 15, 2019, or when the hotel block sells out.

Room Rate: $119/night (not including applicable taxes)

Courtyard Chapel Hill
100 Marriott Way
Chapel Hill, NC 27517


We recommend flying into Raleigh/Durham Airport (RDU), which is less than 15 minutes from the Marriott. Cabs and Uber rides can be secured from the airport to the hotel and back.


If you are interested in supporting the 2019 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 generous support of this program:




Global Surgical Corp.


Pacific Dental


ASI Dental



Treloar & Heisel


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

CERP-Recognized Provider


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.