Bettina Basrani

Associate Professor

Graduate Program Director, Endodontics

Other Appointments

D.D.S., Dip. Endo, Ph.D.


A prolific endodontic researcher, Dr. Bettina Basrani studies intracanal medication, which is typically used in root canal and pulpectomy procedures to prevent inflammation, infection, and other complications. She is also the Director of the Graduate Program in Endodontics.

Research & Clinical Specialties

Louis I. Grossman Award, French Society of EndonticsĀ (2019)

Committee Member, American Association of Endodontics

Editorial Board Member, JOE

Editorial Board Member, IEJ

Special Committee Member, American Association of Endodontics

Select Publications

Charara K, Friedman S, Sherman A, Kishen A, Malkhassian G, Khakpour M, Basrani B. Assessment of Apical Extrusion during Root Canal Irrigation with the Novel GentleWave System in a Simulated Apical Environment. J Endod. 2016 Jan;42(1):135-9. Epub 2015 Nov 4.

Karapinar-Kazandag M, Basrani B, Tom-Kun Yamagishi V, Azarpazhooh A, Friedman S. Fracture resistance of simulated immature tooth roots reinforced with MTA or restorative materials. Dent Traumatol. 2016 Apr;32(2):146-52. Epub 2015 Sep 28.

Gagliardi J, Versiani MA, de Sousa-Neto MD, Plazas-Garzon A, Basrani B. Evaluation of the Shaping Characteristics of ProTaper Gold, ProTaper NEXT, and ProTaper Universal in Curved Canals. J Endod. 2015 Oct;41(10):1718-24. Ā Epub 2015 Aug 29.