Sathorn Chankhrit

Dr. Chankhrit Sathorn

CONTACT

Dr. Chankhrit Sathorn
Dr. Chankhrit Sathorn

E-mail: sathornc@unimelb.edu.au

Telephone:+61 3 9341 1494

QUALIFICATIONS

  • DDS
  • GradDipClinDent
  • DClinDent
  • PhD
  • MRACDS (Endo)

AWARDS

  • 2008 Ernest Joske Research Award

“The award recognizes the significant contributions of the recipient to the discipline of dentistry. It is made triennially and is based on the impact of recipient's published works on dental science.”

  • 2005 Melbourne International Research Scholarship
  • 2005 Melbourne International Fee Remission Scholarship

CURRENT POSITION

  • Senior Lecturer in Endodontics
  • Convener of Undergraduate Endodontics

SHORT HISTORY

  • 2008-present: Senior Lecturer in Endodontics and Convener of Undergraduate Endodontics, The University of Melbourne.
  • 2007-2008: Lecturer in Endodontics and Convener of Undergraduate Endodontics, The University of Melbourne.
  • 2006-2007: Consultant in Specialist Endodontic Clinic, The Royal Dental Hospital of Melbourne.
  • 2005-2008: PhD scholar, Endodontic Unit, Melbourne Dental School, The University of Melbourne.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Biomechanics of dentine, applications of finite element analysis (FEA)
  • Evidence-based dentistry
  • Clinical research
  • Rotary NiTi instruments
  • Endodontic microbiology
  • Computer applications in dentistry-An expert system (Treatment planning of dental trauma cases)

RECENTLY COMPLETED RESEARCH THEME

  • Comprehensive studies on single and multiple-visit root canal treatment.

“Effectiveness and Efficiency: Systematic Reflections on Single- and Multiple-visit Root Canal Treatment” http://repository.unimelb.edu.au/10187/3128

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Surrogate endpoints in endodontics
  • Endodontic irrigation

CURRENT PUBLICATIONS

  • See Dr. Sathorn's Find an Expert page at The University of Melbourne.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Australian Society of Endodontology
  • Australian and New Zealand Academy of Endodontists
  • International Association for Dental Research
  • Australian Dental Association

TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Endodontics
  • Problem-based learning
  • A computer assisted instruction (CAI)

TEACHING INNOVATION

Recent development in rotary nickle-titanium technology has been fully utilized in clinical simulation lab and undergraduate teaching clinic.