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Ethelyn Thomason

Assistant Professor

Dr. Ethelyn Thomason

​Department of Surgical Dentistry
Mail Stop F845
13065 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-8184
Fax: 303-724-7079


    • Certificate in Endodontics, University of Oslo, Norway
    • DMD, University of Pennsylvania
    • BA, Mount Holyoke College

Honors and Awards:

  • Outstanding Dental Didactic Instructor, 2016
  • President's Excellence in Teaching Award, 2015
  • Chancellor's Teaching Recognition Award, 2014

Department Affiliations:

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests:

    • Endodontics
    • Clinical procedures and techniques relating to endodontic therapy
    • CAD/CAM Dentistry
    • The scholarship of teaching and learning
    • Teaching preclinical handskills to less advanced students

Recent Publications:

  • Arrieta, M., Thomason, E. (2015), Biomechanical Preparation of the Canal Space is Unnecessary with Pulpal Regeneration Therapy, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Schulte, M., Thomason, E. (2015), Temporary Anchorage Device (TAD) Supported Pontics Prevent Bone Resorption in Young Growing Patients with Missing Maxillary Lateral IncisorsUTHSCA CATs Library

  • Sahakyants, H, Thomason, E. (2015), Survival of Implant Supported Crowns is Significantly Higher Than That of Intentionally Replanted TeethUTHSCA CATs Library

  • Al-Salman, A,  Thomason, E. (2015), Removing The Smear Layer With MTAD During Endodontic Treatment improves The Apical Seal, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Quintero, C,  Thomason, E. (2015), Root Canal Therapy on Infected Teeth Can Be Done In Single And Multiple-Visits With No Significant Difference In Post-Operative Pain Or In Healing Rate, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Schulte, M.,  Thomason, E. (2015), Transplanting Teeth with An Apical Foramen Size of 1mm Allows Revascularization, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Sahakyants, H., Thomason, E. (2015), Diabetes Mellitus is Associated With Significant Reduction of The Success Rate of Endodontic Treatment of Teeth with Periradicular Lesions, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Loftus, R., Thomason, E. (2015), Use of An Electronic Apex Locator May Lead To Significant Overestimation in Working Length During Endodontic Retreatment, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Joshi, P.,  Thomason, E. (2014), Endodontic Microsurgery has Higher Success Rate than Traditional Endodontic Surgery, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Farrkh, A.  Thomason, E.  (2014), Insufficient Evidence Supporting the Efficacy of Intentional Replantation as a Modality of Endodontic Retreatment Over Extraction and Implant Placement, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Tokos, E.,  Thomason, E. (2014), Laser Doppler Flowmetry and Pulse Oximetry are the Most Accurate Pulp Vitality Test After Trauma, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Jones, S.,  Thomason, E. (2014), Laser Use Reduces Post-Endodontic Re –Treatment Pain and Neuropeptide Production in Patients with Symptomatic Apical Periodontitis, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Salim, S.,  Thomason, E. (2014), Long-term Success Rate may be Greater for Patients with Extraction and Implant Compared to Apical Surgery, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Thomason, E. (2014), Motor Driven Instrumentation Causes Dentinal Cracking, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Lamb, C.,  Thomason, E. (2014), No Increased Risk of Root Resorption of Endodontically Treated Teeth During Orthodontic Treatment, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Holt, J.,  Thomason, E. (2014), Oil Pulling as an Effective Adjunct to Brushing in Reducing Plaque-Induced Gingivitis, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Abdolisereshki, H., Thomason, E. (2014), Risk of Severe Apical Root Resorption  During Active Phase of Orthodontic Treatment Can Be Predicted, UTHSCA CATs Library

  • Gonzales, R., Thomason, E. (2014), Two-Visit and One-Visit Endodontic Treatments for Necrotic Teeth with Apical Periodontitis Have Similar Success Rates, UTHSCA CATs Library

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