Concurrent 3D: Paul Abbott – Management of Horizontal Root Fractures




Professor Paul Abbott is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia (UWA) where he co-ordinates and teaches both the undergraduate and postgraduate endodontic programmes. From 1986-2002, Professor Abbott worked mainly in private specialist endodontic practice with part-time university appointments. In 2003, he was appointed Head of the School of Dentistry at UWA and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA, positions he held until 2009. From 2010-2012, he was Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research. He concentrates now on teaching and research and works part-time in private practice. He has presented over 750 lectures and courses in 42 countries, and published over 135 articles in refereed journals and 20 chapters in textbooks. He currently serves or has served on Editorial Boards and Scientific Review Panels of 17 journals.

In January 2016, he will become the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Dental Traumatology. Professor Abbott is a Past President of the International Federation of Endodontic Associations, the Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation and the Australian Society of Endodontology. He has been a Director of the Australian Dental Council and is now a member of the Dental Board of Australia. Among his many awards are the University of Western Australia’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2004) and the Service Medallion from the Australian Dental Association (2008). In 2015, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO).

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