Endodontics Department Co-Chairs

Dr Gluskin 
Dr. Alan H. Gluskin

Dr. Alan H. Gluskin has been a full-time faculty member at the dental school for nearly three decades. A 1972 graduate of the dental school, Gluskin received his endodontic certification from Temple University in Philadelphia in 1976.

Gluskin is a fellow of the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, where he recently served on the Educational Affairs and Research and Scientific Affairs committees. He also led a committee to develop the dental school's strategic plan, Advancing Greatness.

Gluskin serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Endodontics, the International Journal of Endodontics and the Journal of the California Dental Association. He is co-editor of the textbook Decision Making in Dental Treatment Planning and contributed to the sixth edition of Ingle's Endodontics.

Dr. Gluskin is currently on the Executive Board of Directors of the American Association of Endodontists as secretary.

Dr Peters
Dr. Ove A. Peters

Dr. Peters joined the Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2007. Previously he held faculty positions at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, the University of Zurich, Switzerland and the University of California San Francisco. His clinical background is in endodontics, he was board certified in 2010.

Dr. Peters has a sustained publication record spanning more than 25 years and has successfully applied for extramural funding; he serves as an editor and reviewer for several journals in endodontics and dental research. 

His main scientific interests are the design and performance of root canal instruments. In this area Dr. Peters has developed novel methods of three-dimensional imaging and mechanical testing. He has also assessed the efficacy of antimicrobial regimes in root canal treatment. More recently he became involved in research in endodontic and stem cell biology.