Dr. Bettina Basrani, Endodontist
Root canals are done by Bettina Ruth Basrani, Associate Tenured Professor and Program Co-Director for the MSc in Endodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Basrani graduated from the School of Dentistry, Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1989. She later gained a Diploma as a Specialist in Endodontics from the Argentinian Society of Endodontics and the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare, and a PhD from Maimonides University, Faculty of Dentistry, Buenos Aires, for a thesis on the effect of chlorhexidine gluconate in root canal disinfection.
She joined the University of Toronto in 2004, gaining her Academic License from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario in the same year and her Endodontic Specialty License in 2006. Dr. Basrani has completed many research projects. She has published more than 20 articles in refereed journals during the past five years, and is editor of the book Endodontic Radiology, the second edition of which was published in 2012 (Wiley-Blackwell).