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University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
 

Donald J. Kleier

Professor and Chair, Division of Endodontics


Donald Kleier
Donald Kleier

Department of Surgical Dentistry
Mail Stop F847
Room 130
13065 E. 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-6970
Fax: 303-724-6986
Email: Donald.Kleier@ucdenver.edu

Education:

  • Certificate in Endodontics, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
  • BS, University of Kentucky

Honors and Awards:

  • Voted Outstanding Dental Didactic Instructor, Class of 2009
  • President's Teaching Scholar
  • President's Award for Teaching Excellence
  • Chancellor's Teaching Recognition Award
  • Outstanding Clinical Instructor
  • Outstanding Didactic Instructor
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • Fellow, International College of Dentists
  • Professor of the Year
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Pi Rho Chapter

Departmental Affiliations:

  • Department of Surgical Dentistry

Research Interests:

Clinical procedures and techniques relating to endodontic therapy

Selected Publications:

Kleier DJ, Averbach RE, Mehdipour O. The Sodium Hypochlorite Accident: Edperience of Diplomates of the American Board of Endodontics. J Endod 2008:34(11):1346-50.

Mehdipour O, Kleier DJ, Averbach RE. Anatomy of sodium hypochlorite accidents. Compendium 2007;28:544-50.

Averbach RE, Kleier DJ. Clinical update on root canal disinfection. Compendium 2006;27:284-289.

Kleier DJ, Averbach R, Skidmore L, Minor M, Pascoe, G. A comparison of clinical outcomes using a nickel-titanium rotary or stainless steel hand file instrumentation technique. Compendium 2006;27:87-91.

Wood S, Johnson L, Kleier DJ. The relationship between periodontic and endodontic diseases. Compendium 2003;24:296-305.

Kleier DJ. The continuous locking suture technique. J Endod 2001;27:624-6.

Averbach RE, Kleier DJ. 21st century endodontics: part I the rotary revolution. Compendium 2001;22:27-34. Dental Abstracts: 2001;July/August 46:160.