Pulp Fiction 15

Endodontic’s Enthusiasts Meeting Pulp Fiction 15.
Penn Global Endo-Perio Symposium 5th – 8th of December 2013


Live demo surgery

On the 7th of December 2013, Saturday, Prof. Syngcuk Kim will conduct and comment molar root resection. The surgery will be transmitted live for the participants of the Symposium. This surgery is a great opportunity to observe and learn from one of the most acknowledged endodontists in the world.


Wednesday, 4th of December 2013

18.00 – Endodontics Curriculum Examination, Edition 2013 organized by Polish Endodontic Association (PTE).

Thursday, 5th of December 2013

08.00 – 13.00 Registration

09.00 – 13.00 Hands-on workshop

Hands-on workshop I: Dental Microscope in everyday use (Endodontics and Other Applications).
Dr Tomasz Machan

Hands-on workshop II: TF adaptive – a novel approach to reciprocation techniques in endodontic treatment. Prof. Gianluca Gambarini

Hands-on workshop III: New trends in implantology, loading protocols and minimally invasive augmentation procedures. Dr Michał Jóźwiak, Dr Jerzy Zbożeń

12:00 – 13:20 Lunch/Dental exhibiton

13:20 – 13:30 Welcome speech

13:30 – 15:00 Non-surgical retreatment versus periradicular surgery. Prof. Marga Ree

15:00 – 16:00 Clinical applications of bioceramic materials. Prof. Marga Ree

16:00 – 16:30 “..When I see a large bone chamber on the radiograph..” – practical divagation on Perio/Endo problems. Dr Tomasz Machan

16:30 – 17:00 Coffee break

17:00 – 18:30 Reciprocation techiniques in endodontic treatment. Three dimensional root canal preparation. Prof. Gianluca Gambarini

18:30 – 20:00 Current diagnosis and treatment guidelines for mucogingival problems. Dr Witold Jurczyński

20:00 – 21:00 Polish Endodontic Association Recommendations – clinical cases presentations. Dr Jolanta Nowak, Dr Radosław Nowak, Dr Artur Sienkiewicz

20:00 – 21:00 Time for relax

21.00 – 03.00 Dinner and evening (“Flower children” – the great 70’s, theme costumes are welcome.)

around 22.30

Final of the “Endo liqueur 2013” Competition – Main prize “Endodontic device”.
Final of the “The best costume” competition – Main prize “Endodontic device”.

Friday, 6 th of December – Penn Global Endo-Perio Symposium

08:00 – 10:00 Registration

09:00 – 11:00 Implantology Curriculum Examination organized by Polish Society of Implantology (PSI). Canaletto & Matejko room.

10:00 – 10:15 Ceremonial welcome: Introduction Prof. Syngcuk Kim

10:15 – 11:15 Periodontal pathogenesis: the biofilm and disease risk. Prof. Denis Kinane

11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 – 12:45 How inflammation and diabetes limits bone formation. Prof. Dana Graves

12:45 – 14:15 Rationale for Periodontal treatment and Predictability of Outcome. Prof. Panagiota Stathopoulou

14:15 – 15:15 Lunch / Dental Exhibition

14:15 – 15:15 Official diploma handing-in ceremony dor Curriculum of Implantology, organized by Polish Society of Implantology. Canaletto & Matejko room.

15:15 – 16:45 The Ten Commandments of implant surgery – strategy for longterm success. Prof. Christof Pertl

16:45 – 18:15 Esthetic restoration of natural teeth and implant. Prof. Alan Atlas

18:15 – 18:30 Coffee break

18:30 – 19:30 Debate: Save the teeth or extract? Moderator: Prof. Syngcuk Kim, Prof. Uri Hangorsky

19:30 – 21:00 Time for relax

21:00 – 03:00 Dinner and Evening in Stalowe Magnolie Live Music Club. Detox concert.

Saturday, 7 th of December 2013 – Penn Global Endo-Perio Symposium

07.00 – 10.00 Breakfast

10.00 – 11.30 Modern Endo and Endo/Perio relationship and therapy. Prof. Sam Kratchman

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 14.00 Live demo micosurgery. Molar root resection. Prof. Syngcuk Kim

14.00 – 15.00 Lunch/ Dental Exhibition

15.00 – 16.30 Mucoperiosteal flap design and types of atraumatic sutures. Prof. Sam Kratchman

16.30 – 17.30 Outcome assessment and endo vs implant. Prof. Syngcuk Kim

17.30 – 18.00 Coffee break

18:00 – 19:00 Case presentations – What is the best treatment option? Moderator Prof. Sam Kratchman, Prof. S. Kim, Prof. Uri Hangorsky

19:00 – 20:30 Time for relax

20.30 – 04.00 Dinner and Evening with live music (ladies as Mia & gentlemen as Vega from the “Pulp Fiction” or other characters from Q. Tarantino’s movies – theme costumes are welcome)

around 22.30

Official diploma handing-in ceremony.

around 23.30

Contest of Pulp Fiction dance – Prize: “Endodontic device”.

Sunday, 8 th of December 2013

18.00 – Endodontics Curriculum Examination, Edition 2013 organized by Polish Endodontic Association (PTE).

Meeting Place

Best Western Premier Kraków (www.bestwesternkrakow.pl)
ul. Opolska 14a, 31-323 Kraków Tel.: +48 12 376 37 00


Prof. Gianluca Gambarini

Doctor Gianluca Gambarini is a professor of endodontics and restorative dentistry at Sapienza University Hospital in Rome, Italy. He is also involved with international exchange programs for dental students and professors and is Vice Dean of the Dental Hygiene School at Sapienza. He is often invited as a key-speaker on international congresses.

Dr Michał Jóźwiak

Dr. Jóźwiak graduated from The Medical University of Gdańsk, where he finished his specialty training in dental surgery. Since 1987 he has run his own private practice in Iława. He has authored many articles in the field of endodontics and dental surgery. He is one of the creators of endodontic website www.endodoncja.pl. He also runs discussion list for dentists (www.stomatolog.com.pl).

Dr n. med. Witold Jurczyński

In 1992 completed medical studies at Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum. Second degree specialist in periodontology since 1999. The doctor of medical studies since 2003. A member of American Academy of Periodontology. Since 1993 organizes practical courses as well as lectures in the field of laserotherapy, parodontium diseases treatment and periodontics microsurgery.

Dr Tomasz Machan

Dr. Machan graduated in Dentistry at the University "La Sapienza" of Rome, Italy. In 1998 he took a course in "Microscope Training in Endodontics" at the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Entodontics prof. Syungcuk Kim.

Prof. Marga Ree

Marga Ree, from the Netherlands. Marga Ree obtained her degree in dentistry from the University of Amsterdam in 1979. For the next five years she was a part-time staff member of the department of Cardiology Endodontology Pedodontology, as well as being a clinical instructor in the central dental clinic of the University of Amsterdam. In 2001, She completed a postgraduate training programme in endodontics with a Master of Science degree. Since that time she has lectured widely and taught hands-on courses throughout the Netherlands and abroad. She is the primary author of several articles published in National and International journals and has contributed to several books on endodontics and general dentistry. Since 1980 she has had a private practice in Purmerend, which for the past nine years has been dedicated to endodontics.

Dr Jerzy Zbożeń

Dr. Jerzy Zbożeń graduated from the Medical University of Silesia in 1980. Few years later he obtained a specialization in Oral Surgery. Interests: endodontics, microsurgery, implantology. Dr Zbozen runs his own multi-seat dental and surgical practice in Kielce. In 1993 he founded Profident (www.profident.pl), a company which specialises in implementing new technological solutions in the fields of endodontics, microsurgery and implantogy on the Polsih market. Dr Zbozen is the administrator and co-author of a specialised internet portal for Endodontists www.endodoncja.pl.

Prof. Alan M. Atlas

Prof. Alan M. Atlas received his D.M.D degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and currently serves there as Clinical Professor, Co-Director of Comprehensive Care Clinics, Director of Implant Dentistry and a Primary Care Unit Group Leader in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences. In addition, he is actively involved in the development and integration of clinical research studies for implants, CAD-CAM ceramics and dental materials at Penn

Prof. Dana T. Graves

Dr Graves is a Professor, Department of Periodontics; Associate Dean for Translational Research; and Interim Director, Doctor of Science in Dentistry Program at Penn Dental Medicine. His key research interests are in the areas of inflammation and diabetes as they relate to periodontal disease and the loss and repair of connective tissue and bone.

Prof. Syngcuk Kim

He earned his dental degree and certificate in Endodontics from the School of Dental and Oral Surgery at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Kim also received his Ph.D. degree in circulatory physiology from the Department of Physiology at the Medical School, Columbia University. In 2002 he received an Honorary Medical Doctor degree from the University of Graz, Austria

Prof. Denis Kinane

A native of Scotland, Dr. Kinane earned his bachelor of dental surgery in 1980 and his PhD in microbiology in 1983, both from the University of Edinburgh. He is a member of the Faculties of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and holds specialist registration in the UK in periodontics and restorative dentistry.

Prof. Sam Kratchman

Prof. Sam Kratchman was born and raised in New York. He received a B.S. in Biology and a D.M.D. both from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Sam then entered the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a certificate of endodontics, and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Endodontics and the Assistant Director of Graduate Endodontics, in charge of the microsurgical portion of the program. Prof. Kratchman has authored several articles and chapters on endodontics and intentional replantation for the Microsurgery in Endodontics textbook, and the Dental Clinics of North America. He also developed a patented instrument called the S Kondenser for the obturation of root canals. Both Main Line Today and Doctor of Dentistry magazines honored Dr Kratchman as the cover story for their "Best of " issues. Prof. Kratchman lectures on several topics of endodontics throughout the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, South America, and Asia. He also maintains two private practices, limited to endodontics, in Exton and West Chester Pennsylvania.

Prof. Christof Pertl

Christof Pertl, DMD, MD is trained both in Endodontics and Oral Surgery. He is an adjunct associate professor at the University of Graz and at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Also, he has a teaching affiliation at the Dental School in Vienna and he is a lecturer at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. With several partner he is in private practise in Graz, Austria. A foremost teacher with a huge clinical experience, he is a highly respected speaker on international conferences.

Prof. Panagiota Stathopoulou

Dr Yota Stathopoulou is a periodontist and an Assistant Professor and Director of Predoctoral Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Her research interests focus on the interaction of periodontal pathogens with the innate immune system and the treatment of peri-implantitis. Dr Stathopoulou is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and specializes in the treatment of periodontal disease, esthetic cases, soft tissue grafting and implants.