Simon M. Ghattas, DMD, MS

Meet Dr. Ghattas

Education

Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics

University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI
School of Dentistry, Endodontic Residency Program, M.S. – June 2012

University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
College of Dentistry, Endodontic Research Fellowship – June 2010

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
School of Dental Medicine, D.M.D. – May 2009

Florida Atlantic University Honors College
B.S. Biology – December 2004

Awards

AAE Table Clinic Research Presentation Award
CBCT as a Diagnostic Tool

Recognized by the Michigan Association of Endodontists with the Phillip Cohen Award for dedication to Endodontics and Commitment to Professional Excellence 

Recognized by the Michigan Association of Endodontists with the Robert Ellison Award for Outstanding Knowledge in Endodontic Literature.

Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Surgery Journal

A comparative evaluation of the sealing ability of 2 root-end filling materials; an in vitro leakage study using Enterococcus faecalis.

Experience

Oct.2014 – Present: Endodontic Associaes of the Palm Beaches, P.A., West Palm Beach, FL

Sep. 2012 – Sep. 2014 Endodontic Associates, P.C., Rochester Hills, MI

Teaching

May 2009 – July 2010: University of Florida, College of Dentistry, Courtesy Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

May 2012 – July 2014: University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, Courtesy Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor

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 (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 (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, (2004)

Jan 2014 – Present: Save a Molar: Root Canal referral program to serve underpriviledged children of Palm Beach County.

Memberships

  • Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics
  • Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academys
  • Florida Association of Endodontists
    President (2018-2020)
  • Central Palm Beach County Dental Association, Vice President (2018-2019)
  • American Association of Endodontists, Executive Committee Member
  • American Dental Association, Member
  • Florida Dental Association, Member

Certifications

  • Florida State Dental License
  • Michigan State Dental License
  • Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Analgesia