Chair, Department of Endodontics
- West Virginia University School of Dentistry
- DDS, Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry
- CAGS, Nassau County Medical Center, 1976
Dr. Dorn has an extensive list of published material. These are the publications for the five years prior to Dr. Dorn joining the WVU School of Dentistry.
Sarmast ND, Wang HH, Sajadi AS, Angelov N, Dorn SO. Classification and Clinical Management of Retrograde Peri-implantitis Associated with Apical Periodontitis: A Proposed Classification System and Case Report. J Endod 43: 2017.
Wang H, Sanabria-Liviac D, Sleiman P, Dorn SO, Jaramillo DE. Smear layer and debris removal from dentinal tubules using different irrigation protocols: scanning electron microscopic evaluation, an in vitro study. J of Evid Based Endo 2:5-11, 2017
Jeong J, DeGraft-Johnson A, Dorn SO, Di Fiore PM. Dentinal tubule penetration of a calcium silicate-based root canal sealer with different obturation methods. J Endod 43:633-7, 2017.
McLean G, van der Hoeven R, Dorn S, Letra A. A comparison of biofilm formation abilities of clinical isolates of enterococcus faecalis on dentin (Abstract). J Endod 42:e33,2016.
Wang H, Sandhu S, Dorn S, Jaramillo D. Smear layer and debris removal from dentinal tubules using different irrigation protocols: scanning electron microscopic evaluation, an in vitro study (Abstract). J Endod 42:e38, 2016.
Jeong J, Degraft-Johnson A, Dorn S, Di Fiore, P. Evaluation of dentinal tubule penetration of a calcium silicate-based root canal sealer using three different Obturation methods (Abstract). J Endod 42:e23; 2016.
Nikdel K, Skalley C, Naji A, Dorn S, van der Hoeven R. Essential oils as antimicrobial agents against oral pathogenic bacteria and biofilms of enterococcus faecalis in a human dentin model (Abstract). J Endo, 42:e22,2016.
Guajardo L, Maheshwari K, Kookal K, Nikdel K, Dorn S, Walji M, Silva R, Letra A. Statin use is inversely correlated with symptomatic endodontic diagnoses (Abstract). J Endo 42: e9; 2016.
Sarmast N, Wang H, Soldatos N, Angelov N, Dorn S, Yukna R, Iacono V. A novel treatment decision tree and literature review of apical retrograde peri-implantitis. J Perio, 87:1458-67, 2016
Dorn SO, Cheung GS-P, Management of Endodontic Emergencies, Chapter 18 in Hargreaves K and Berman L, editors: Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp, 11th Ed, St. Louis, Elsevier Inc., 2016.
Di Fiore PM, Reyes A, Dorn SO, Cron SG, Ontiveros JC. Evaluation of a calcium silicate-based cement as a root reinforcement material for Endodontically treated maxillary anterior teeth. J Pros Dent, 115:35-41, 2016.
Souza LC, Yadlapati M, Dorn S, Silva R, Letra A. Analysis of radiopacity, pH and cytotoxicity of a new bioceramic material. J Appl Oral Sci, 23:383-9, 2015.
Maheshwari K, Nikdel K, Guillaume G, Letra A, Silva R, Dorn S. Evaluating the Effects of Different Dental Devices on Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillator. J Endo, 41:692-5, 2015.
Yadlapati M, Souza LC, Dorn S, Garlet GP, Letra A, Silva RM. Deleterious effect of triple antibiotic paste in human periodontal ligament fibroblasts. Int Endo J, 47:769-75, 2014
Goodman SC, Letra A, Dorn S, Araujo-Pires AC, Vieira AE, de Souza LC, Yadlapati M, Garlet GP, Silva RM. Expression of Heat Shock Proteins in Periapical Granulomas. J Endo, 40:830-6; June,2014.
Pack W, Di Fiore P, Dorn S, Tribble G. Antibacterial Activity of Biodentine™ and MTA Against Enterococcus faecalis (Abstract), J Endo 40:e9; 2014
Reyes A, Di Fiore P, Dorn S, Ontiveros JC, Cron SG.
BiodentineTM Reinforcement of Endodontically Treated Teeth (Abstract), J Endo, 40:e10; 2014
Maheshwari K, Nikdel K, Guillaume G, A. Letra; Silva R, Dorn S. Evaluating the Effects of Different Dental Devices on Implanted Cardioverter-Defibrillator. J Endo 40:e44, 2014.
Souza LC, Yadlapati M, Dorn SO, Silva RM, Letra A. Physico-Chemical Properties and Cytotoxicity of RetroMTA®. J Endo 40:e47, 2014.
Dean’s Excellence Award for the Scholarship of Application, 2014
Edgar D. Coolidge Award (AAE), 2013 (for Lifetime Achievement)
Frank B. Trice, DDS Endowed Professorship in Endodontics, 2012
Best Dentists in Houston (vote of peers), Houstonia Magazine, 2013-16
Certificate of Merit, Region 7 of Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2002
Distinguished Service Award (Florida Dental Association), 1998
Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 1997
Fellow, International College of Dentists, 1995
Hurricane Hero (East Coast District Dental Society), 1993
Fellow, American College of Dentists, 1992
Dentist of Year, East Coast District Dental Society, 1987
Listed in Who’s Who in Dentistry, Inaugural Edition, 1995-
Listed in Who’s Who in America
Listed in Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Inaugural Edition,1997-
Editorial Board, EndoList on line
Editorial Advisory Board, Endodontology Journal
International Editorial Board, Journal of Conservative Dentistry (India)
Editorial Board, Endodontic Practice
Reviewer, Journal of Endodontics
Reviewer, Journal of Dental Education
Reviewer, International Endodontic Journal
Reviewer, Texas Dental Journal
Founder and Chair of Donated Dental Services for South Florida
District of Columbia
About Samuel Dorn
Samuel O. Dorn, BA, DDS, FACD, FICD, FPFA, is the WVU School of Dentistry Chair of the Department of Endodontics. Dr. Dorn earned his Bachelor of Arts from Queens College (C.U.N.Y.). He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry. He continued his education at Nassau County Medical Center in East Meadow, NY where he completed an endodontics residency. Dr. Dorn was a Captain in the Dental Corps of the U.S. Air Force at Bolling AFB in Washington DC.
His specialty board certification with the American Board of Endodontics placed Dr. Dorn in a position to be an ABE Diplomate (1987), Director (1991-1997), Treasurer (1992-1996), Editor of The Diplomate (1992-1997) and Examiner in 2012.
Dr. Dorn has worked in faculty practice in Texas and at private practices in Florida and New York. His clinical experience includes rotations through several departments in General Dentistry with the U.S. Air Force.
Dr. Dorn has led a number of professional organizations as their president. They include International Federation of Endodontic Associations, American Association of Endodontists, Florida Association of Endodontists, South Florida Endodontic Study Club, Greater Hollywood Dental Society, South Florida District Dental Association and West Broward Dental Study Club.
He has also been professionally involved with the American Board of Endodontics, American Association of Dental Research, American Dental Education Association, American Dental Association, Broward County Dental Association, American College of Dentists (Florida section), International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.
Internationally, Dr. Dorn has presented in South Korea, Egypt, Mexico, India, Jordan, Brazil, Japan, Guatemala, Ireland, Dubai, Portugal, Thailand, Switzerland, Italy, Peru, Venezuela, Spain, British Columbia, Israel, England, France and the Netherlands.