Skip to main content

About Ove Peters

Dr. Peters joined the Dugoni School of Dentistry in 2007. Previously he held faculty positions at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, the University of Zurich, Switzerland and the University of California San Francisco. His clinical background is in endodontics, he was board certified in 2010. Dr. Peters has a sustained publication record spanning more than 25 years and has successfully applied for extramural funding; he serves as an editor and reviewer for several journals in endodontics and dental research. His main scientific interests are the performance of root canal instruments assessed by mechanical testing methods, three-dimensional imaging, and the efficacy of antimicrobial regimes in root canal treatment. More recently he became involved in endodontic and stem cell biology.

Positions

2014 - Present Director, Advanced Education Program in Endodontology, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
to
2012 - Present Co-chair of the Department of Endodontics, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
to
2011 - Present Professor, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
to
2007 - Present Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco ‐ PRDS Department
to
2004 - Present Adjunct Instructor, University of Zurich ‐ Clinic PPK
to
2007 - 2011 Associate Professor, University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
to
2004 - 2007 Clinical Assist Professor, University of California, San Francisco
to
1999 - 2004 Associate Professor, University of Zurich
to
1996 - 1999 Assistant Professor, University of Zurich
to
1993 - 1996 Assistant Professor, University of Heidelberg
to
1990 - 1992 Research Assistant, University of Kiel ‐ Department of Physiology
to



$
to
Enter a valid date range.

Professional Service and Affiliations

2008 - Present Associate Editor, Oral Biology and Microbiology, International Endodontic Journal
2007 - Present Adjunct Member, Swiss Dental Association
2005 - Present Member, Northern California Academy of Endodontists
2003 - Present Member, American Dental Association
2003 - Present Reviewer, Journal of Endodontics
2002 - Present Editorial Board Member, Endodontie [in German]
2002 - Present Editorial Board Member, International Endodontic Journal
2000 - Present Reviewer, International Endodontic Journal
1997 - Present Member, American Association of Endodontists AAE
1997 - Present Member, International Association for Dental Research
1996 - Present Member, European Society of Endodontology ESE
1996 - Present Member, International Federation of Endodontic Associations
2006 - 2016 Associate Editor, Endodontic Topics
to
Enter a valid date range.

Honors and Awards

  • Hans-Genet Award of the European Society of Endodontology, 2001
  • German Universities Award in Endodontics, 2002, with K. Schönenberger and A. Laib for publication #18
  • Inducted into the International College of Dentists, 2003
  • German Universities Award in Endodontics, 2006, with M. Hülsmann and P. Dummer for publication #41
  • Louis I. Grossman Award of the American Association of Endodontists, 2012
  • Helix Innovation Award, University of the Pacific, 2012
  • Grossman Award by the French Endodontic Association, 2013
  • Inducted into OKU, 2013
  • Inducted into the American College of Dentists, 2013
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 2016
  • Faculty Research Lecturer Award by the University of the Pacific, 2017

Education

to
2004 - 2006 Certification, Endodontics, University of California, San Francisco
to
2001 - 2003 M.S., Oral and Craniofac. Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
to
1997 - 2001 Ph.D., Endodontics, University of Zurich
to
1987 - 1992 Ph.D., Medical Dentistry, University of Kiel
to
1985 - 1990 Ph.D., Dentistry, University of Kiel
to


Contact Information

Cubicle 4E22
Department of Endodontics
University of the Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 5th St., San Francisco CA 94103
voice + 415 351 7117
fax: + 415 400 8496

Email:



Books and Book Chapters (16)

Books and book chapters written or edited by Dr. Ove A. Peters.

Articles (135)

Journal articles written by Dr. Ove A. Peters.