CDE: [Excellence in Restorative Dentistry Lecture Series] – Endodontic Update and Management of Pulp Exposures

Nov, 2019
12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Nov, 2019
12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Nov, 2019
12:00 PM-01:00 PM
Nov, 2019
12:00 PM-01:00 PM

Penn Dental Medicine
November 18: B-13
November 19: William W.M. Cheung Auditorium
November 21: B-13
November 22: B-13

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm | Lunch provided
Cost: Free; Registration is required for CE credit.
CE Credits: 1.0 lecture credits


Calibration for restorative faculty in regard to endodontic treatments.

Educational Objectives

  • Update on current endodontic procedures
  • Calibration of faculty in regard to pulp exposures


Frank Setzer, DMD, PhD, MS, graduated from the Dental School of Friedrich- Alexander- University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany in 1995, where he also received his doctoral degree in 1998. He pursued his endodontic specialty training at the University of Pennsylvania after working for nine years ain a multi-specialist private practice as associate and partner. Dr. Setzer graduated from the endodontic program of the University of Pennsylvania in 2006, receiving the Louis I. Grossman Postdoctoral Student Award in Endodontics. He earned his Master of Science in Oral Biology and a DMD degree in 2008 and 2010, respectively, and is Dipomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Setzer serves as the Clinic Director and Pre-Doctoral Program Director at the Department of Endodontics of the University of Pennsylvania.

Bekir Karabucak, DMD, MS, is Chair, Associate Professor of Endodontics, and Director of the Postdoctoral Endodontics Program. He is involved with endodontic courses/seminars in pre- and postdoctoral programs. He also runs selective microscope training courses for predoctoral students.

After earning his dental degree from Istanbul University School of Dental Medicine in 1993, Dr. Karabucak completed his endodontic postgraduate training at the Department of Endodontics at Penn Dental Medicine in 1998, where he also received his Masters in Oral Biology in 2002. He also earned his DMD degree from Penn Dental Medicine in 2002. His research interests include the cellular mechanisms of vasodilation and the inflammatory mediators in the dental pulp.

Dr. Karabucak has been the attending endodontist at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia since 2005 and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Additionally, he has lectured at national and international conferences and also serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics.

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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.