Dr Ross Applegarth

Dr Ross

BDSc (Hons) MDSc (Qld) FICD MRACDS (Endo)

Dr Ross Applegarth has over twenty years of specialist experience with the Endodontic Group, joining soon after completing his Master of Endodontics at the University of Queensland in 1993. Prior to studying endodontics, Ross enjoyed eight years in general dentistry and travelled extensively throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Ross has held executive positions with the Australian Society of Endodontology at state and federal levels, serving as Federal President between 2005 and 2007.

Ross has been involved with endodontic teaching programs at all Queensland dental schools, and lectured extensively throughout Queensland and internationally. He currently lectures and demonstrates for undergraduate endodontic programs at Griffith University. Ross has also delivered lectures and workshops on rotary instrumentation to both dentists and undergraduate students and has acted as an external examiner for the University of Queensland postgraduate endodontic program.

Ross has been inducted into the International College of Dentists and is a member of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He has special interests in the endodontic management of elderly patients, retreatment outcomes, and endodontic rotary instrumentation. In his spare time Ross enjoys wine tasting, relaxing with his family, and surfing at Sunshine Beach with his wife and two daughters.