Dr Figdor has been working as a specialist in endodontics for over 25 years. He completed his Bachelor of Dental Science in 1980, a Masters Degree in Endodontics from Melbourne University in 1984 and a PhD in 2002 from the University of UmeÃ¥, Sweden. As a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, he became Australia’s first endodontist to be awarded a highly specialised Diploma in Endodontics. Dr Figdor has a special research interest in endodontic microbiology and is also a Fellow of the Australian Society for Microbiology.
He has dozens of published scientific papers in the endodontic literature and is a referee for numerous dental, microbiology and endodontic journals. Dr Figdor is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board and Editorial Board of several international journals. He teaches both undergraduate and postgraduate students at Melbourne University and is a visiting scientist at Monash University. Dr John and many of the team at Freedom Dental have been referring our patients to Dr Figdor for over 10 years.