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Dr. Saman Salehizalani earns 2022 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award

Posted Aug 15th, 2022 in 2022, in the news, the wire

TORONTO, ON – August 11, 2022 Graduating University of Toronto (U of T) dental student Dr. Saman Salehizalani has earned the 2022 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award.

The endowment fund is now in its third year and was created by U of T alumnus and internationally celebrated endodontist Dr. Gary Glassman. The fund recognizes graduating students of U of T’s Faculty of Dentistry who show excellent promise in the specialty of endodontics.

“As healthcare providers and educators, we need to nurture the continued growth and development of tomorrow’s clinicians for the betterment of our patients, practice communities, and the broader field of dentistry,” said Dr. Glassman, Chief Dental Officer, dentalcorp. “It is my sincere pleasure to recognize Dr. Salehizalani who demonstrated academic and clinical excellence, exemplary skill, focus, and commitment as an emerging endodontist.”

Dr. Salehizalani was selected by the school’s undergraduate awards committee for demonstrating outstanding academic and clinical proficiency in endodontics.

Donations to the fund can be made as a one-time gift or set up as a monthly contribution through the university website:

About Dr. Gary Glassman

As Chief Dental Officer at dentalcorp, Dr. Glassman helps facilitate the company’s continued growth and champions programs to support the Practice Community in the delivery of optimal patient care.

Dr. Glassman is a world-renowned Endodontist, full-time practicing dentist, global lecturer, and is on staff at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. The author of numerous publications, Dr. Glassman is the Endodontic editor for Oral Health Journal.

He graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry and was awarded the James B. Willmott Scholarship, the Mosby Scholarship and the George Hare Endodontic Scholarship for proficiency in Endodontics. A graduate of the Endodontology Program at Temple University, he received the Louis I. Grossman Study Club Award for academic and clinical proficiency in Endodontics.

Dr. Glassman serves as Faculty Chair of DC Institute, a continuing education provider that supports the growth and development of dental care professionals through elevated learning experiences.

About dentalcorp

dentalcorp is Canada's largest and one of North America's fastest-growing networks of dental practices, committed to advancing the overall well-being of Canadians by delivering the best clinical outcomes and unforgettable experiences. dentalcorp acquires leading dental practices, uniting its network in a common goal: to be Canada's most trusted healthcare network. Leveraging its industry-leading technology, know-how and scale, dentalcorp offers professionals the unique opportunity to retain their clinical autonomy while unlocking their potential for future growth. To learn more, visit  

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