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Stephen J. Clark, D.M.D.


Dr. Clark received his D.M.D. degree and certificate of endodontics from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 1972 and 1975, respectively. He established his endodontic practice in Louisville, Ky., and practiced alongside a periodontist for 23 years.

In 1998, he joined the full-time faculty at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, where he currently serves as an associate professor and director of the postgraduate endodontic program, and continues to practice one day per week.

Dr. Clark is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and has served as Secretary, President, and Counselor of the ABE. He has maintained an interest in the “perio-endo” problem for many years.

Contact information

University of Louisville
School of Dentistry
501 S. Preston St.
Room LL35
Phone: 502-852-1224
Fax: 502-852-3333

Available Sessions

  • The Relationship Between Endodontics and Periodontics: Diagnosis and Prognosis of the “Endo-Perio” Lesion
    Topic: Differential Diagnosis
    Learning Objectives:

    At the conclusion of this presentation, participants should be able to:

    • Understand a basic classification of endodontic-periodontal lesions.
    • Assess the endodontic-periodontal lesion clinically and radiographically, and formulate a treatment plan.
    • Understand the nuances of diagnosis and assessment that may indicate the prognosis.

    This presentation reviews the clinical and radiographic similarities and differences between endodontic and periodontal lesions. The classification and prognosis of these lesions will be discussed along with an update on the current literature in this area.


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

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