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John L. Santopolo, D.D.S., M.Sc.D.


Dr. John Santopolo is the founder and president of Long Island Endodontics. He has been in private practice in Woodmere, N.Y. for nearly thirty years and opened a second office in Merrick, N.Y.  in 2007. He received his D.D.S. from Georgetown University School of Dentistry and his M.Sc.D. in endodontics from Boston University. Dr. Santopolo is a leader in the implementation of new technologies in the field of endodontics. He utilizes state-of-the-art equipment and was one of the first in New York to perform endodontic procedures with the aid of an orascope.

In 2011, he purchased a YAP Laser, which aids in the removal of broken instruments and limits the amount of time a patient is in the chair. In addition to maintaining a full-time practice limited to endodontics, Dr. Santopolo has served as past president of the Rockaway Dental Society and The New York State Association of Endodontics. He is also on the staff of Peninsula General Hospital located in New York City and is an active member of the ADA, the AAE, the New York State Association of Endodontists and was recently elected to the board of the Nassau County Dental Society. Dr, Santopolo also serves as a member of Real World Endo’s Board of Advisors and is a certified lecturer. He frequently lectures throughout the east coast and continues to publish articles on various topics related to his field including stem cell technology, the single tooth anesthesia system and the YAP Laser.

Contact information

141 Franklin Place Ste C
Woodmere NY 11598
Phone: 516-374-3663
Fax: 516-374-4064

Available Sessions

  • Multiple Uses of a Laser in Endodontics
    Topic: Laser Endodontics
    Learning Objectives:

    At conclusion, participants should be able to:

    • Understand the physics of lasers
    • Appreciate the relationship between wavelength and absorption
    • Be familiar with the technique used to remove broken niti and stainless steel files using the laser

    A comprehensive discussion about the physics of lasers, specifically the Nd: YAP Laser. We will discuss the protocols for the uses of this unique laser in dentistry with a concentration on its special uses in endodontics. The presentation demonstrates the Nd: YAP Laser dissolving stainless steel and nickel-titanium and will feature a Q & A session.

    Half-day lecture.


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

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