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Northern Virginia Dental Clinic: Volunteer Endodontist

The Northern Virginia Dental Clinic is a private non-profit organization. Established in 1994 by members of the Northern Virginia Dental Society, the clinic contributes a critically-needed service to the community while preserving the dignity of the underserved.    

Donated Dental Services: Volunteer Endodontist

Donated Dental Services (DDS) is a program provided by Virginia Dental Association Foundation that donates comprehensive dental care to eligible seniors and adults with disabilities.

 

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Advanced Dental Specialists Graduate Residency Endowed Scholarship, Marquette University School Of Dentistry, November 2015

Post-Graduate Scholarship Awards, Marquette University School Of Dentistry, July 2014, July 2015 

The Empire State Academy Of Cosmetic Dentistry Award For Excellence In Cosmetic Dentistry, Columbia University College Of Dental Medicine, June 2014 

Senior Honors Program for Students with Exemplary Academic Progress, Columbia University College Of Dental Medicine, April 2014

Army Commendation Medal, Secretary of the Us Army, June 2012

 

CURRENT RESEARCH INTEREST

Clinical impact of an enhanced irrigation protocol using Er:Yag laser in SWEEPS mode – success and survival rate: Prospective cohort study

Use of Nd:Yag laser for photobiomodulation therapy prior to root canal treatment and retreatment, and its effect in post-operative discomfort: Prospective cohort study

Use of Er:Yag laser for access preparation in teeth with symptomatic irreversible pulpitis

 

PAST RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

"The efficacy of commercial tooth storage media for maintaining the viability of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts" Jan 2018 International Endodontic Journal

"Viability of human periodontal ligament fibroblasts after storage in Save-A-Tooth, EMT Toothsaver and Hank's Balanced Salt Solution" May 2016 Master's thesis at Marquette University School of Dentistry Mar 2016 Presented at American Association for Dental Research

Analysis of maxillary and nasal sinus structures in relation to maxillary teeth using CBCT. Jun 2013-May 2014 Pre-doctoral research at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

Development of a non-invasive microfluid cassette for point detection of pathogens in oral samples Sep 2007-Feb 2008 HIV/AIDS research project at New York University College of Dentistry

Development of HIV vaccine using Rhesus Macaque model Jun 2005-Sep 2007 AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory at University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Differential antigen presentation kinetics of CD8+ T-cell epitopes derived from the same Vir protein" Sep 2008 Journal of Virology 

"Pol-specific CD8+ T cells recognize simian immunodeficiency virus-infected cells prior to Nef-mediated major histocompatibility complex class I down regulation" Nov 2007 Journal of Virology

"Gag-specific CD8+ T lymphocytes recognize infected cells before AIDS-virus integration and viral protein expression" Mar 2007 The Journal of Immunology

"Not all cytokine-producing CD8+ T cells suppress simian immunodeficiency virus replication" Feb 2007 Journal of Virology

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Dr. Alan Lee is as committed to taking continuing education as he is to providing it. He strives to deliver the highest level of endodontic care to his patients utilizing the latest techniques and equipment. Materials and technology advance rapidly, and it is crucial to keep up to date. Devoting time to continuing education lectures throughout the year ensures Dr. Alan Lee's knowledge and skills are current.

2022

American College of Prosthodontists, "Diagnostic Dilemmas - An Overview of TMD and Orofacial Pain," Dr. John Kim
Northern Virginia Dental Society, "Actions and Algorithms for Medical Emergencies - How To Save A Life, Including Your Own!," Dr. Dan Pompa
Viva Learning, "Prevent Abuse and Neglect Through Dental Awareness (Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A) - Part 1 and 2," Ms. Sheryl Syme
Achieve CE, "Controlled Substance Prescriptions in Dentistry," Dr. Jonas Ashbaugh
University at Albany School of Public Health, "Health Literacy & Public Health: Strategies for Addressing Low Health Literacy"
University at Albany School of Public Health, "Addressing Health Equity: A Public Health Essential"
American College of Prosthodontists, "Introduction to the Temporomandibular Join: Screening and Treatment Options," Dr. Nelson Min

2021

Oral Health Network, "Dental Ethics - Practical Perspectives of Professionalism," Dr. Jean Creasey
Oral Health Network, "Cross-Cultural Communication Skills in Oral Health," Dr. Rosa Chaviano Moran
Oral Health Network, "Culture and Cultural Competency," Dr. Fiona Collins
Oral Health Network, "Update on Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Diseases Part 2: Tooth Loss and Implant Complications," Dr. Ira Lamster
Oral Health Network, "Update on Diabetes Mellitus and Oral Diseases Part 1: Background, Periodontal Disease, Endodontic Complications," Dr. Ira Lamster
Oral Health Network, "Vaccines, COVID-19 and Vaccine Hesitancy (Anti-vaxxers)," Dr. Fiona Collins
Northern Virginia Dental Society, "Understanding Orofacial Pain in a GP Practice," Dr. Mayoor Patel
Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV, “Soft Tissue Management around Teeth and Implant,” Dr. Dimitry Ivanov
Defense Health Agency, “COVID-19 Vaccine Training: General Overview of Immunization Best Practices for Health Care Providers,” Defense Health Agency, J7 Continuing Education Office” Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV “Endo Honey-Tips: Endo hacks that will make your next root canal a breeze,” Dr. Wonhee Lee
Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV “Use of Digital Dentistry and Surgical Guides for Successful Implant Therapy,” Dr. John Ku
Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV “Implant Overdenture Success Guide,” Dr. Jae Jang
Global Dental Implant Academy “Top Down Implant Course – Day One,” Dr. John J. Kim
Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV “Simplifying Grafting Procedures through the Use of the B.A.B.E (Biologically Activated Bone Enhancement) Graft Complex,” Dr. Jason Kim
Global Dental Implant Academy Study Club of DMV “Intro to GDIA and Implantology,” Dr. Jin Kim

2020

American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “The Realities of the Specialists Relationship Today,” Dr. Martin Mendelson
Greater Dental New York Dental Meeting “Successful Management of Pain” Dr. Ken Hargreaves
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Endodontic Considerations for Complex Dental Injuries,” Dr. Leif K. Bakland
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Cracked Teeth and Vertical Root Fracture,” Dr. Keith V. Krell
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Micro Surgical Endodontics,” Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Microsurgery: Better the Second Time Around?” Dr. Stephen P. Niemczyk
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Endodontic Treatment and Dental Implants: Maintaining the Periradicular Bone,” Dr. Fernando Goldberg
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Endodontics and the Law,” Dr. Stephen Cohen
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Clinical Case Presentation,” Drs. Nooshin Noghreian and Afshin Mazdey
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Advances in Imaging in Endodontics,” Dr. Rafael A. Roges
The John I. Ingle International Endodontic Symposium “Endo-Perio Interrelationship,” Drs. Ilan Rotstein and Ziv SImon
University of Maryland School of Dentistry “Blood Borne Pathogens Training and Assessment,” Ms. Janet Naglik
University of Maryland School of Dentistry “Advanced Incident Training, Risk Management and Assessment,” Dr. David George
University of Maryland School of Dentistry “Emergency Response Video and Assessment,” Dr. Louis DePaola
University of Maryland School of Dentistry "Periapical Status of Root-filled Teeth Restored with Composite, Amalgam, or Full Crown Restorations: A Cross-sectional Study of a Swedish Adult Population,” Ms. Christine Livesay
American Academy of Facial Esthetics “Botulinum Toxin Hands-On Training,” American Academy of Facial Esthetics
Dentalcare “Aerosols in the Dental Office: Best Practices for Patient and Practitioner Safety,” Dr. Maria Geisinger
University of Maryland “Proper Pharmacological Prescribing and Disposal for the Dental Practitioner,” Dr. Richard Wynn
Philips “Mid-Atlantic P.A.N.D.A.,” Ms. Cynthia Sensabaugh

2019

American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Targeted Endodontic Microsurgery: This Changes Everything,” Drs. James Wealleans and Jarom Ray
District Columbia Dental Society “Monthly Meeting – Restoration of Pulpless Teeth,” Dr. Steven Morgano
Chinese Study Club “Evidence-Based Management of a “Hot Tooth,” Dr. Alan Lee
Chinese Study Club “Sixth Annual Newton Chang All-Day CE Course,” Drs. Martin Levin, Anastasia Mischenko, and George Jong
Maryland Korean Dental Association “Let’s Talk about Pulpitis,” Dr. Alan Lee

2018

American Association of Endodontists "Endo On-Demand “Update on Pain,” Dr. Ken Hargreaves
American Association of Endodontists "Endo On-Demand “Periapical Status of Root-filled Teeth Restored with Composite, Amalgam, or Full Crown Restorations: A Cross-sectional Study of a Swedish Adult Population,” Dr. Victoria Dawson
American Association of Endodontists "Endo On-Demand “Secondary Treatment for Asymptomatic Root Canal Treated Teeth: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis,” Dr. Falk Schwendicke
District Columbia Dental Society “Monthly Meeting – Digital Dentistry and Occlusion,” Dr. Dean Vafiadis
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Surgery Endodontic Treatment Planning and Case Management Strategies,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Treatment Planning,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Soft Tissue Management,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Hard Tissue & Root-End Management,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Questions and Answer Session,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Hard Tissue Management Part 2,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Surgical Management of Root Resorption,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Post-Operative Management,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Follow-up/Healing Assessment/Prognosis,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Workshop A: Periapical Microsurgery Workshop,” AAE
American Association of Endodontists 2018 Insight Track Surgery Workshop “Workshop B: Microsurgery Training Hands-On Session,” AAE
EndoNet Consulting “Use of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Endodontics, Course I,” Drs. Martin Levin, Barry Pass and Thomas Winkler
District Columbia Dental Society “Monthly Meeting – Improving Case Acceptance,” Dr. Mark Murphy
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Emergency Treatment of Acute Irreversible Pulpitis in Mandibular Molars with One IAN Block of a Long-Acting Anesthetic and One-day Large Dose Corticosteroid Without a Pulpotomy or Pulpectomy,” Dr. Ghassan Yared
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Oral Conscious Sedation for the Endodontist,” Dr. Anthony S .Feck
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Challenging the ABE Case History Portfolio Exam: What You Need to Know,” Dr. Christopher S. Wenckus
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Apical Surgery: What’s Your Greatest Fear?” AAE 2015 Annual Session
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Invasive Cervical Resorption: 3-D Diagnosis and Treatment Perspectives and Alternative Treatments for External Cervical Resorption,” Drs. Mohammed Mashyakhy and John Stropko
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Practice Options for a New Endodontist,” AAE 2017 Annual Session
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Lifecycle of a Practice” AAE 2015 Insight Track: Practice Management
American Association of Endodontists Endo On-Demand “Ways to Lose a Referring Dentist,” AAE 2016 Annual Session

2017

Metro Dentalcare Continuing Education “Tooth avulsion, ankylosis and replacement resorption – Let’s talk about “Why” Dr. Alan Lee

2016

Metro Dentalcare Continuing Education “Endodontic diagnosis, Dr. Alan Lee Metro Dentalcare Continuing Education “MTA: The endodontist’s Magic Bullet,” Dr. Alan Lee

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