Mark D. Essner, BS, DDS
Mark D. Essner, BS, DDS

Mark D. Essner, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry

Expertise/Specializations

  • Endodontics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Endodontics

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr. Mark D. Essner, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Endodontics, joined Creighton University School of Dentistry in 2015 following a fifteen-year career in private practice.  He received his D.D.S. from Creighton School of Dentistry and a certificate in Endodontics from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  During his time at Creighton, Dr. Essner has been a welcomed addition to the endodontic faculty.  He has served and continues to serve on several committees related to the planning/building of the new dental school set to open in 2018, and has been recognized by the students for excellence in clinical teaching.  Dr. Essner is an avid fan of Creighton Bluejay athletics. 

Education

  • BS in Biology - Creighton University
  • DDS - Creighton University
  • Certificate in Endodontics - University of Alabama

Certifications

Endodontics
CRDTS
WREB
CA

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Essner MD, Javed A, Eleazer PD. “Effect of Sodium Hypochlorite on Human Pulp Cells”, an in vitro study, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology, 2011 Nov;112(5):662-6. doi: 10.1016/j.tripleo.2011.04.030. Epub 2011 Aug 6.PMID:21821446
     , Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontology, 112(5), 662-666, 2011

Presentations

  • Speaker at the Endodontic Symposium which was presented by the Creighton University School of Dentistry-Department of Endodontics; topic was “Endodontic Post-op Pain and Complication Management.”, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: “Effect of Sodium Hypochlorite on Human Pulp Cells”, 2011 AAE Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX., 2011

Awards and Honors

  • Dr. Raymond W Shaddy Memorial Award 2017, 2017
  • Clinical Professor of the Year 2016, Junior Class, 2016