Concurrent 1C: Bill Kahler – Splinting of Teeth Following Trauma




Dr Bill Kahler maintains a full time specialist private practice restricted to Endodontics in Brisbane and Toowoomba. In addition, he is the Endodontic consultant at the Kingston Oral Health Centre in a dedicated trauma clinic. He has a DClinDent (Endo) from the University of Adelaide and a MScDent and PhD from the University of Sydney. Bill has taught at the Universities of Adelaide and Queensland where he was Director of the Post-Graduate Endodontic program.

His primary research interests are aspects of tooth fracture and restoration of teeth with adhesive materials. Other areas of interest relate to clinical endodontics particularly dental traumatology and pulpal responses to injury, irritation and insult. More recent work has focused on endodontic irrigants, medicaments and mineral trioxide aggregate. Bill has published more than 30 papers in international dental, material science and engineering journals.