BChD, MPhil, PhD, FICD, FADM, FIMMM, FHEA.
Obtained her Bachelor in Dental Surgery and Master of Philosophy in Dental Surgery from the University of Malta. She completed her doctoral degree, supervised by the late Professor Tom Pitt Ford, at Guy’s Hospital, King’s College London. She has worked at the Department of Civil and Structural Engineering, Faculty for the Built Environment, University of Malta and at the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta, Malta. She is currently a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Specialty Dentist at the School of Dentistry, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom and visiting professor at KU Leuven, Leuven Belgium, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway and Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Her research interests include endodontic materials such as root-end filling materials and root canal sealers, with particular interest in mineral trioxide aggregate; Portland cement hydration and other cementitious materials used as biomaterials and also in the construction industry.
She has published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed international journals and her work is cited over 6000 times. In 2018, she has been awarded the Louis Grossman prize by the French Endodontic Society and is the first female recipient of this prestigious award. She is the Editor of Mineral trioxide aggregate. From preparation to application published by Springer in 2014. She is a contributing author to the 7th edition of Harty’s Endodontics in Clinical Practice (Editor: BS Chong) and Glass ionomer cements in Dentistry (Editor: SK Sidhu). She is a senior editor of Scientific Reports (Nature), a reviewer and a member of the scientific panels of a number of international journals and also an international lecturer.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT MATERIAL FOR ROOT-END FILLING AND PERFORATION REPAIR
Friday, 11 Nov
Correction of procedural errors and root-end surgery requires the need of materials with specific properties to achieve clinical success. A number of materials are available for such procedures and these vary in composition, delivery and presentation. The clinician needs to be able to choose the right material depending on the clinical situation. The aim of this lecture is to discuss materials available for perforation repair and root end filling.
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