Dr Gregory Tilley BDSc (Melb), LDS (Vic), FRACDS, is a registered specialist endodontist, trained in Melbourne and is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. Gregory trained in Melbourne, gaining his Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne, followed by his Licentiate of Dental Surgery (Victoria), in 1972. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons in both endodontics and restorative dentistry.
Dr Tilley practised as a general dentist until 1979, after which he began practising as a specialist endodontist in Tasmania and Victoria. He has more than 35 years’ clinical experience in the field, most recently in the overall management of complex cases.
He is an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Melbourne, where he is involved in the specialist training program. He has lectured widely overseas and consults on an international committee for the development of endodontic instruments and materials.
Dr Chankhrit Sathorn DDS, Grad.Dip.Dent, DClinDent, PhD, MRACDS (Endo) is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Endodontic Research at La Trobe University. Formerly he was a convenor of the Predoctoral Endodontics and Graduate Certificate in Clinical Dentistry Programmes at Melbourne Dental School, having completed his endodontic specialist training and a PhD at the University of Melbourne.
Dr Sathorn’s area of research focuses on evidence-based endodontics, systematic reviews and the effectiveness and efficiency of various interventions. The cumulative publication of his research studies has earned him the Ernest Joske Research Award for work that constitutes an important contribution to dental science research.
Dr Sathorn has been invited to speak at several national and international endodontic congresses, such as ASE, ADA, IFEA, and ESE. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of Endodontics, International Endodontic Journal, New Zealand Dental Journal, Journal of Dentistry, and European Journal of Dentistry. He has authored and co-authored more than 20 papers. Dr Sathorn is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (RACDS) in the Special Field of Endodontics.
Dr Aovana Timmerman BDSc (Melb), FRACDS, DClinDent (Endo) (Melb) is a registered specialist endodontist, and a member of Australian Dental Association, Australian Society of Endodontology, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontics (ANZAE) JM Booth award to attend the IADT Trauma Congress in Istanbul.
As part of her specialist training, Aovana worked in emergency services at the Royal Dental Hospital Melbourne and provided endodontic treatment for patients of Plenty Valley Community Clinic and Melbourne Dental Clinic up to 2016. Besides working in private specialist practice, Aovana demonstrates in Endodontics for dental students at the University of Melbourne and La Trobe University and participates in the Membership (GDP) program, both as a mentor and examiner for RACDS. She has published papers in Journal of Endodontics and Australian Dental Journal and is a reviewer for the international journal Dental Traumatology.