Endodontics Department Chair

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.