Plenary 2: Alex Moule, Nestor Cohenca


Alex Moule: “Emergency Assessment of the Traumatized Dentition” and Nestor Cohenca: “Advanced Diagnostic Imaging for Trauma Patients”

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Emergency Assessment of the Traumatized Dentition

Alex Moule is President of the International Association of Dental Traumatology. He is a specialist endodontist with over 25 years experience in full-time specialist endodontic practice. He has also taught dentistry in many universities worldwide. He is currently an Associate Professor and Discipline Head of Endodontics at Kuwait University and an adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland in Australia.

He is a past president of the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists and has been a member of the Australian Society of Endodontology for over 40 years. He is registered as a specialist endodontist in Australia and in the United Kingdom. He serves on several editorial boards and scientific review committees. His awards include Fellowship in of the International College of Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry International, the Pierre Fauchard Society and the International Association of Dental Traumatology.

He has supervised numerous research theses and has published over 50 peer reviewed scientific and clinical papers and abstracts, and a book on the diagnosis of orofacial pain with another one in press. His special fields of interest are dental traumatology, pain diagnosis and endodontic diagnosis.

Advanced Diagnostic Imaging for Trauma Patients

Nestor Cohenca completed the advanced endodontic program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem cum laude, also receiving the Best Graduate Student Award. He then served 11 years on faculty at the school while maintaining a private practice limited to endodontics. From 2003 to 2005, he served as a clinical assistant professor and coordinator of Trauma and Sports Dentistry at University of Southern California. Subsequently, Dr. Cohenca received an endodontic certificate from the University of Washington in 2008. He served as Tenured Professor of Endodontics and Pediatric Dentistry from 2005-2014. He served as Director of Endodontics and the Multidisciplinary Traumatology Unit at the School of Dentistry, the Center for Pediatric Dentistry, and Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Currently he serves as Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington and maintains a private practice limited to endodontics in Bellevue and Everett, Washington (USA). He is a Diplomate of both the Israel Board of Endodontics and the American Board of Endodontics, a Fellow of the IADT and an honorary member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He has published more than 70 peer-reviewed articles, 8 book chapters and a new book entitled, Disinfection of Root Canal Systems: The Treatment of Apical Periodontitis.

Dr. Cohenca is President-Elect of the IADT. Recognized as one of the pioneers in the use of CBCT, he is also considered an expert in root canal disinfection, CBCT, dental traumatology and endodontic-pediatric related topics.

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