Dr. Amir Azarpazhooh received his dental degree from Iran (2001), his specialty training in Canada at the University of Toronto in Dental Public Health (2007) and Endodontics (2010), followed by his PhD (2011). He is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry; with a cross appointment to the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation of the Faculty of Medicine, and the Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative of the University of Toronto. He is also the Head of Divisions of Endodontics and Research at the Department of Dentistry, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto and a Clinician Scientist with the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital. For the past decade, beyond teaching in endodontics, he has been primarily responsible in teaching Clinical epidemiology and Evidence-Based Care at the Faculty of Dentistry the result of which was changed to a recent 10-paper JADA series on “Practical approach to Evidence based dentistry” which is now a driver for change in teaching EBD in North America. As a dual specialist, his area of research crosses between Dental Public Health and clinical disciplines, and includes Knowledge synthesis and implementation, epidemiological research in dentistry, investigating the link between oral and general health, patient-centred dentistry, and eliciting patient preferences in clinical decision-making. To date, he has published 6 book chapters, and more than 150 papers, abstracts and reports and has presented at over 50 national and international scientific meeting. Dr. Azarpazhooh is also a practicing endodontist, with part time practice in Toronto, Ontario.