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Endodontist- Root Canal Specialist

Dr. Brian T. Quesnell graduated with honors from the University of California at Davis with B.S. degrees in biological science and psychology. Next, he attended UCLA School of Dentistry, where he received his DDS degree and was the class valedictorian. He continued his education with an advanced general dentistry residency at UCLA. Then, Dr. Quesnell completed a two-year endodontic residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Dentistry.  When Dr. Quesnell isn’t spending time with his wife and daughter, he enjoys participating in and watching all types of sports, landscaping his yard and relaxing with his family.

Dr. Quesnell actively participates in post graduate courses throughout the United States in order to remain on the cutting edge of science and technology. He is a member of the American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, California Association of Endodontics, California Dental Association, San Diego County Dental Society and the San Diego Endodontic Study Club. He has presented research projects nationally and has published articles in the Journal of Endodontics.

Dr. Quesnell was selected by his peers to receive the San Diego Magazine 2009 Top Dentists Award. Top Dentists is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which hundreds of dentists and specialists throughout the San Diego area cast thousands of “votes” on the abilities of other dentists and specialists.

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE: 2009 to Present:  ENDODONTICS  Cosmetic Dentistry Center of San Diego
2004 to Present  Partner at Hillcrest Endodontics (Private Practice in San Diego, CA) 2002 to 2004  University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry  Post Graduate Training in Endodontics (Certificate) 2001 to 2002  UCLA School of Dentistry  Post Graduate Training in AEGD (Certificate) 1997 to 2001  UCLA School of Dentistry  D.D.S. Degree (Cum Laude) 1993 to 1997  University of California at Davis  B.S. in Biological Sciences / Physiology (with Honors)
CLINICAL/ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE: 2002 to Present  Edgar D. Coolidge Endodontic Study Club 1999 to 2001  Endodontics Study Club, UCLA School of Dentistry Fall 2000  Oral Surgery Rotation, Veterans Administration, Wadsworth, Los Angeles, CA 1999 to 2000  Oral Pathology Study Club, UCLA School of Dentistry
TEACHING EXPERIENCE: 2002 to 2004  Clinical Instructor in Endodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Dentistry 1999 to 2001  Preclinical Instructor in Operative Dentistry and Fixed Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

HONORS AND AWARDS
2009 San Diego Magazines Top Endodontist Award (Voted by peers) 2008 San Diego Magazines Top Endodontist Award (Voted by peers) 2007 San Diego Magazines Top Endodontist Award (Voted by peers) 1997 to 2001 Deans List, UCLA School of Dentistry (13 Quarters) Spring 2001  Elected into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Spring 2001  Southern California Academy of Endodontics Award Spring 2001  American Academy of Periodontology Award Spring 2001  American Academy of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Dental Student Award Spring 2001  UCLA Section of Diagnostic Sciences & Orofacial Pain Award Spring 2001  UCLA Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry Award Spring 2000  Dr. William S. Kramer Award of Excellence, Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society 1997 to 2001 UC Regents Scholarship, UCLA School of Dentistry Summer 1999 California Dental Association (CDA) Outstanding Performance Scholarship Summer 1998 Dental Foundation of California Scholarship 1995 to 1997 National Honors Society, UC Davis 1993 to 1997 Deans List, UC Davis (10 Quarters)

RESEARCH
2003 to 2004 Quesnell, et al.:  The Effect of Human Immunodeficiency Virus on Endodontic Treatment Outcome. (Published in the Journal of Endodontics, September 2005).
2003 to Present Quesnell, et al.:  Effectiveness of Mandibular Infiltration in Adults Using the Local Anesthetic Septocaine (Articaine Hydrochloride) Presented at the Chicago Dental Society Mid-Winter Meeting in 2004

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