Parashos Peter

Prof. Peter Parashos


Prof. Peter Parashos
Prof. Peter Parashos


Telephone: +61 3 9341 1472


  • BDSc (Melb)
  • LDS (Vic)
  • MDSc (Melb)
  • PhD (Melb)
  • FACD
  • FICD
  • MRACDS (Endo)


  • Chair and Professor of Endodontics
  • Head of Restorative Dentistry
  • Convener of Postgraduate Endodontics


  • 1980-1988: Private general practice in Melbourne
  • 1989-now: Private specialist endodontic practice in Melbourne
  • 2005-2008: Senior Lecturer in Endodontics
  • 2008-2013: Associate Professor in Endodontics
  • 20130-now: Professor and Chair of Endodontics


  • Rotary NiTi instruments
  • Diffusion of innovation in dentistry
  • Questionnaire survey research
  • Technical aspects of endodontic treatment
  • Restoration of endodontically treated teeth
  • Chemistry of endodontic medicaments


  • Decision making in endodontics
  • Informed consent in endodontics
  • Effectiveness of anti-inflammatory intracanal medicaments
  • Epidemiology of dental trauma in Victoria
  • Infection control in endodontics
  • Structural implications of different restorations in endodontically treated teeth


Also see Prof. Parashos's Find an Expert page at The University of Melbourne.

  • Yapp KE, Hopcraft MS, Parashos P. Dentists’ perceptions of a new local anaesthetic drug – articaine. Aust Dent J 2012; 57(1): 18-22.
  • Liu V, Dashper S, Parashos P, Liu S-W, Stanton D, Shen P, Chivatxaranukul P, Reynolds EC. Antibacterial efficacy of casein-derived peptides against Enterococcus faecalis. Aust Dent J 2012; 57(3); 339-343.
  • Al-Ali M, Sathorn C, Parashos P. Root canal debridement efficacy of different final irrigation protocols. Int Endod J 2012; 45(10): 898 –906.
  • Rahimi M, Jainaen A, Parashos P, Palamara J, Messer HH. Enhancing the bond of a resin based sealer to root dentine. Int Endod J 2012; 45(12): 1141-7.
  • De Angelis L, Chockalingam R, Hamidi-Ravari A, Hay SV, Lum V, Sathorn C, Parashos P. In vitro assessment of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate set in the presence of interstitial fluid alone. J Endod 2013; 39: 402-405.
  • Athanassiadis M, Jacobsen N, K. Nassery, Parashos P. The Effect of Calcium Hydroxide on the Antibiotic Component of Odontopaste® and Ledermix® Paste. Int Endod J 2013; 46(6); 530-7.
  • Felman D, Parashos P. Coronal tooth discoloration and white MTA. J Endod 2013; 39(4); 484-7.
  • Pakdeethai S, Abuzar M, Parashos P. Fracture force patterns of GIC overlays versus stainless steel bands for endodontically treated teeth; an ex-vivo study. Int Endod J 2013; in press.
  • Yoon M, Burrow MF, Wong R, Parashos P. Effect of sodium ascorbate on resin bonding to sodium perborate-bleached dentine. Oper Dent 2013; in press.


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


  • Postgraduate endodontics
  • Continuing professional development programmes
  • Undergraduate endodontics