Simon M. Ghattas, DMD, MS

Meet Dr. Ghattas

Educations

Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics

University of Detroit Mercy, Department of Endodontics, Detroit, MI
Master of Science (MS) in Dental Sciences with specialization in Endodontics, June 2012
Thesis: Comparison of Resistance to Cyclic Fatigue of Two Novel Reciprocating Endodontic File Systems

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies, Endodontics, June 2012

American Association of Endodontists (AAE) Resident Network Representative, 2011-2012

University of Florida Department of Endodontics, Gainesville, FL
Endodontic Research Fellowship (July 2009-June 2010)

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
Doctor of Dental Medicine, May 2009

Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL
Biological Sciences, B.S., December 2004

Publications

Comparison of Resistance to Cyclic Fatigue of Three Novel Reciprocating Endodontic File Systems
Ghattas S, Wagner W, Hoen M.
A Comparative Evaluation of the Sealing Ability of Two Root-end Filling Materials: An In Vitro Leakage Study Using Enterococcus faecalis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Aug; 112(2):e74-77.

Ghattas S, Nair U, Saber M, Natera M, Walker C, Pileggi R.
Master of Science (MS)
Thesis: Comparison of Resistance to Cyclic Fatigue of Three Novel Reciprocating Endodontic File Systems. Oral research presentation, American Association of Endodontics (AAE) annual session, Boston, MA 2012

A Comparative Evaluation of the Sealing Ability of Two Root-end Filling Materials: An In Vitro Leakage Study Using Enterococcus faecalis. Ghattas S, Nair U, Walker C, Pileggi R. Poster Research Presentation, AAE Annual Session, San Antonio, TX 2011

CBCT as a Diagnostic Tool.
Ghattas S, Narayana P, Nair U, Pileggi R. Poster Research Presentation, AAE Annual Session, San Diego, CA 2010

Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Enteral Sedation Through Incremental Multi-dosing of Sublingual Triazolam, and Intramuscular and Sublingual Reversal with Flumazenil. Wasif M, Ghattas S, Deshpande A, Moore P, Cuddy M, Giovannitti J, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Department of Dental Anesthesiology, December 2008.

Assessing the relationship between periodontal disease and sickle cell anemia among an African-American population in Pittsburgh. Ghattas S. University of Pittsburgh IRB# 07050093, University of PittsburghSchool of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, May 2008.

The Value of Sinus Graft Procedure & Its Effect on Implant Success/ Failure – A Literature Review. Ghattas S, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontology, August 2007.

Coiled-Coil Interaction Between Troponin T and Troponin I: Role of Conserved Residues. Department of Anatomy & Cellular Biology, Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Tufts Univeristy School of Medicine. Ghattas S, Mukhopadhyay S, Sarkar S, August 2004.

Experience

Endodontic Associates, P.C., Rochester Hills, MI, Endodontist, August 2012 – September 2014
Private group practice limited to endodontics

Department of Graduate Endodontics, University of Detroit Mercy
Courtesy Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor December 2012-Present

Department of Endodontics, University of Florida
Courtesy Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor November 2009-Present

Plymouth Dental Associates, Plymouth, MI
General Dentist, June 2011- August 2012
Performed all aspects of general dentistry in a professional oriented practice. Duties included examinations, treatment planning consultations, restorations, and root canal therapy.

Memberships

  • Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • Florida Association of Endodontists
    Vice President (2016-2017)
  • American Dental Association
  • Florida Dental Association
  • Central Palm Beach County Dental Association