On August 29th, 2014 world famous Endodontist and Instrument Design expert Dr. William Ben Johnson gave a lecture and hands on course to our AEGD dental residents, who were able to interact one on one with Dr. Johnson and take part of a hands on course featuring the newest endodontic instruments.
Dr. Johnson received his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree and Endodontic Certificate from Baylor University. He maintained a private endodontic practice for more than 30 years. He serves as Clinical Professor of Endodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry, Louisiana State University of Dentistry and NOVA Southeastern University of Dental Medicine.
An entrepreneur and philanthropist, Dr. Johnson is a recipient of the AAE's Philanthropist of the Year and President's Awards, Oklahoma Inventor of the Year Award and University of Tulsa Distinguished Alumni Award. In addition to several publications, he is a contributing author to the 1993 revised edition of Clark's Clinical Dentistry and the sixth edition of Ingle's Endodontics.
Dr. Johnson founded Tulsa Dental Products and introduced the Thermafil Endodontic Obturator to the AAE meeting in 1988. Dr. Johnson is currently a consultant with DENTSPLY Tulsa Dental Specialties.