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Perforations: Prognosis and Repair, Presented by Dr. Gevik Malkhassian,DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)

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Perforations: Prognosis and Repair, Presented by Dr. Gevik Malkhassian,DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)
Perforations: Prognosis and Repair, Presented by Dr. Gevik Malkhassian,DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)

Time & Location

Jul 18, 2020, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

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About the Event

Date & Time: July 18, 2020, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Location: Zoom Webinar

Title: Perforations: Prognosis & Repair

Speaker: Dr. Gevik Malkhassian, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C)

CE points: 2-hour category 2, limited to IODA Gold and paid Silver members only.


1) Free for IODA Gold members with CE certificate

2) Free for IODA silver members without CE certificate

3) $20 for IODA silver members with CE certificate (Please e-transfer $20 to

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Please click HERE to register for this event. It will take few days until we can approve your registration and send you the confirmation email.  The registration will close on July 17 at 11 am and we will not be able to accommodate late registrants. 

Sponsors: Scotia Bank

Description: Root perforations are among the unwanted happenings that may compromise the prognosis of the tooth. The lecture is prepared to review the pathogenesis associated with perforations and available repair modalities. It will explain the causes of perforations, and the etiology of disease associated with them. It will describe the current repair modalities and precautions for teeth with repaired perforations; the emphasis will be on the prognosis.

Learning Objectives:  At the completion, the participants will be able to:

  1. Define and classify different types of perforations
  2. Understand how perforations might happen especially during a course of endodontic treatment
  3. Understand how to diagnose, manage, and prevent iatrogenic perforations
  4. Understand the impact of perforations on the prognosis of endodontic treatment

Speaker Bio: Dr. Malkhassian is a certified endodontist and is a fellow of The Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He received his dental degree (D.D.S.) from Shahid Beheshti University in Iran in 1990 and practiced general dentistry for 11 years before immigrating to Canada. Upon completion of the two-year qualifying program at the University of Toronto, he continued and completed his education at the graduate Endodontics program at the University of Toronto in 2007. Dr. Malkhassian takes great interest in both academics and clinical practice and decided while practicing as an endodontist to keep his affiliation with the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto as an Assistant Professor since his graduation. He is involved in teaching at both graduate and undergraduate levels. He has been involved in dental continuing education and is a reviewer for dental and endodontic journals. He has received several awards from students. He is a member and a past president of OKU honorary dental society as well as the Endodontic Alumni Association of University of Toronto. Dr. Malkhassian is a father of one, enjoys cycling and spending time with his family and friends. He is fluent in Armenian and Persian languages as well.

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