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James K. Bahcall, D.M.D., M.S.


Dr. James Bahcall is a Professor at the University of Illinois-Chicago School of Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and is a Fellow in both the International and American College of Dentists. He has pioneered fiber optic and endoscopic visualization in the field of endodontics. Dr. Bahcall has also co-pioneered polymer-based rotary files and ultrasonic endodontic instruments. He is currently working on 3-D printing for endodontic surgery. Dr. Bahcall has been the recipient of outstanding teaching awards and has published numerous scientific articles, as well as written chapters for endodontic textbooks. He serves as a member of the Scientific Advisory Boards of the Journal of Endodontics, European Journal of General Dentistry and Inside Dentistry. Dr. Bahcall lectures on endodontics both nationally and internationally.

Contact information

University of Illinois – Chicago
College of Dentistry
801 South Paulina Street, Room 434
Chicago, Illinois 60612-2211
Office: 312-996-7514

Available Sessions

  • An Endodontist’s Day at The Orifice: From Diagnosis through Obturation and More!
    Topic: Nonsurgical Endodontic Treatment & Retreatment

    An Endodontist’s ability to provide state-of-the-art treatment to their patients relies on the integration of the technological advances and changes in thought process that have occurred over the past decade in the field of endodontics. This course will encompass the didactic changes and clinical advances in diagnosis, instrumentation and obturation, pain management, antibiotic usage, local anesthesia, separated instruments, visualization and other clinical tips in endodontics.


Dr. Bahcall has no proprietary, financial and/or personal interest pertaining to his presentation to disclose.

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