About This Course

This master class will review a step by step process of arriving at the correct pulpal and periapical status of the teeth. As well as outlining the most reliable clinical testing methods, the evolution of imaging will be discussed. Also, the role of the CBCT in Endodontic imaging will be highlighted.
Course Objectives:

  • The basic pathogenesis of pulpal and periapical disease.
  • Six common clinical diagnoses in Endodontics
  • Step by step clinical testing and imaging to arrive at accurate diagnoses.
  • The limitations of 2-D imaging and the role of 3-D imaging in modern Endodontics.

Course Details

Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016

Registration & Dinner:  5:30 PM

Time: 6 – 8 PM

Presented by:

Pirooz Zia, B.D.S., M.Sc.D

Course Location:
The Forum
4825 Bethesda Avenue, Suite 302
Bethesda, MD 20814

Fee: $75

Online Webinar (Live Broadcast): $25

CE Credits:
2 Credit Hours (AGD PACE Approve Provider)

Cancellation Policy:
No refund for any cancellations

About The Speaker

zia2Dr. Pirooz Zia received his dental degree from the University of London in 1991. After completing a term as a house surgeon at Guy’s Hospital in London, he went on to Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry where he received his certificate of advanced graduate studies in endodontics in 1995. He also received a master’s degree (M.Sc.D.) in endodontics from Boston University for his research in this field.

While maintaining a full time private practice, he presents seminars nationally and internationally on current endodontic techniques. He was an associate clinical professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and has lectured at Boston University, the University of Michigan and the University of London, England.

Dr. Zia is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. To obtain board certification he has completed an extensive set of examinations and interviews designed to test exceptional knowledge, skill and expertise in the specialty of endodontics. Currently, only 19% of endodontists practicing in the U.S. have attained diplomatic status.
Dr. Zia is an active member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, and the DC Dental Society. He is the 2001 recipient of the District of Columbia Dental Society’s David Mast Memorial Award for excellence in continuing education. He was voted one of Washington’s “Top Dentists” in a survey of his peers conducted by Washingtonian magazine and was voted among “America’s top dentists” in a similar national survey. He is a Fellow of the International College of Dentistry, which is dedicated to advancing the science and art of dentistry worldwide.

Most recently, Drs. Zia and Farshey authored an article for the European journal Premium Practice Dentistry, entitled Endodontic Diagnosis The Third Dimension.

Dr. Zia resides in Washington, DC with his wife and two sons.


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