Ghassan Yared

Title: Management of challenging cases with Reciproc blue.

Professor Ghassan Yared completed his endodontic training at University Paris VII (France) and obtained his M.Sc. from the Lebanese University (Lebanon).

Professor Yared has been extensively involved in teaching. He was Head of the Department of Research and a member of the Department of Endodontics at the Lebanese University, Lebanon. He joined the University of Toronto, Canada in 1999 for a full-time position as Director of the Endodontic Undergraduate Programme. He was granted tenure in 2004. Professor Yared has been elected for 4 consecutive years as the “Best Teacher of the Year”, and has received the “Master Bruce Howard Award for Excellence in Teaching” the highest teaching award at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.

Professor Yared has supervised the research projects of graduate endodontic students at the University of Toronto and has published extensively in peer-reviewed international endodontic journals. He has given numerous lectures and continuous education courses worldwide.

Professor Ghassan Yared has practised endodontics exclusively in Canada for 20 years. He has recently moved to Lebanon where he practises endodontics part-time on a benevolent basis.

Professor Yared is the inventor of single file endodontics and asymmetrical mechanical reciprocation, the basis of modern reciprocation. His research is currently focussed on root canal disinfection. He introduced a new concept for the management of root canals with a non-instrumentation technique.