Stephen P. Niemczyk, D.M.D.
Dr. Niemczyk received his D.M.D. degree and postgraduate endodontic certificate from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1982 and 1984, respectively. In 1984, he was also appointed as a clinical assistant professor in the department of endodontics at the university, and established his private practice limited to endodontics in Drexel Hill, Pa.
He has lectured extensively at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, directed the preclinical endodontic laboratory and was later named to the full-time position of director of undergraduate endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. He has also served as the school’s interim postgraduate director and endodontic clinic director during his tenure. He was the first director of the laboratory portion of the two-day Microscopic Endodontic Surgery course, the first university-based course of its kind in the United States.
He is the recipient of many awards, including consecutively receiving the Earl Banks Hoyt Award for Academic Teaching Excellence. Since 1995, Dr. Niemczyk has been the director of endodontic microsurgery at Harvard University in Boston, Mass., and the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pa. He also serves as a surgical consultant of the postgraduate endodontic program at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., and the U.S. Army Endodontic Residency Program in Fort Gordon, Ga., in addition to serving as an adjunct lecturer and mentor at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona.
He has lectured extensively in the United States, Central America, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from microsurgery and intentional replantation to advances in nonsurgical endodontics. He is the author of numerous papers and the founder of Endodontic Microsurgical Innovations. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Dental Associations, AAE and Delta Sigma Delta Dental Fraternity. He is also active in numerous study clubs including as a member of the Grossman Study Club in Philadelphia and current president of the Edward C. Penick Endodontic Study Club in Washington, D.C. He maintains a full-time practice limited to endodontics in Drexel Hill, Pa.
Township Line at Treaty Road
Drexel Hill, PA 19026
Endodontic Microsurgery: Indications and Innovations
Topic: Endodontic Surgery
This presentation examines the indications/contraindications and treatment planning entailed in the modern endodontic surgical practice. Surgical techniques are also presented in a multimedia format outlining the concepts of surgical operating microscopes and patient positioning, hemostasis, root-end resection/filling, root-end materials, and postoperative care. Advanced topics that will be covered include sinus repair, guided bone regeneration, cervical resorption repair and improvement of the ex vivo technique for intentional replantation using complete submergence of the root during surgical manipulation.
One half- or full-day lecture.
Dr. Niemczyk has no proprietary, financial and/or personal interest pertaining to his presentation to disclose.