Roberta Pileggi

Roberta Pileggi, DDS, MS

Associate Dean, Advanced & Graduate Education; Program Director & Chair Of Endodontics

Department: DN-ENDODONTICS ADMIN
Business Phone: (352) 273-5437
Business Email: rpileggi@dental.ufl.edu

About Roberta Pileggi

Dr. Pileggi received her D.D.S. degree at University Paulista in Brazil. She completed both her Master’s degree and Certificate in Endodontics at the University of Maryland College of Dental Surgery.

In 2005, she completed a fellowship in education at Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas at Houston. Dr. Pileggi has received numerous faculty awards including the Edward Osetek Award given by the American Association of Endodontists. Currently, she has been funded in her main research interest of trauma, bone and inflammation.

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Dentistry
Subspecialties
  • Endodontics

Publications

2021
A Bioinformatics Systems Biology Analysis of the Current Oral Proteomic Biomarkers and Implications for Diagnosis and Treatment of External Root Resorption.
International journal of molecular sciences. 22(6) [DOI] 10.3390/ijms22063181. [PMID] 33804739.
2021
Amyloid Aggregation of Streptococcus mutans Cnm Influences Its Collagen-Binding Activity.
Applied and environmental microbiology. 87(21) [DOI] 10.1128/AEM.01149-21. [PMID] 34406827.
2020
3-year Outcome of Patients with Persistent Pain after Root Canal Treatment: The National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.
Journal of endodontics. 46(5):619-626.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2020.01.018. [PMID] 32171563.
2020
Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Streptococcus mutans Strains Isolated from Endodontic Infections.
Journal of endodontics. 46(12):1876-1883 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2020.09.002. [PMID] 32919986.
2014
Propolis decreases lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory mediators in pulp cells and osteoclasts.
Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology. 30(5):362-367 [DOI] 10.1111/edt.12096. [PMID] 24502251.
2011
A comparative evaluation of the sealing ability of 2 root-end filling materials: an in vitro leakage study using Enterococcus faecalis.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 112(2):e74-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2011.01.030. [PMID] 21507688.
2011
A comparison of two gutta-percha obturation techniques to replicate canal irregularities in a split-tooth model.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 112(5):e29-34 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2011.04.044. [PMID] 21849251.
2011
A quantitative and qualitative analysis of ultrasonic versus sonic endodontic systems on canal cleanliness and obturation.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 112(6):809-13 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2011.06.002. [PMID] 21906970.
2011
Effect of propolis on proliferation and apoptosis of periodontal ligament fibroblasts.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology, oral radiology, and endodontics. 112(6):843-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tripleo.2011.08.004. [PMID] 22099860.
2010
Comparison of bacterial reduction in straight and curved canals using erbium, chromium:yttrium-scandium-gallium-garnet laser treatment versus a traditional irrigation technique with sodium hypochlorite.
Journal of endodontics. 36(4):725-8 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2009.11.017. [PMID] 20307752.
2009
Evaluation of Root-End Resections Performed by Er, Cr: YSGG Laser with and without Placement of a Root-End Filling Material.
International journal of dentistry. 2009 [DOI] 10.1155/2009/798786. [PMID] 20339466.
2009
Propolis inhibits osteoclast maturation.
Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology. 25(6):584-588 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2009.00821.x. [PMID] 19843135.
2009
The expression of heat shock protein 70 in the dental pulp following trauma.
Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology. 25(4):426-8 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1600-9657.2009.00801.x. [PMID] 19519864.
2008
Dental Education Economics: Challenges and Innovative Strategies
. 72:1440-1449
2008
Dental education economics: challenges and innovative strategies.
Journal of dental education. 72(12):1440-9 [PMID] 19056622.
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2008
Impact of Er,Cr:YSGG laser therapy on the cleanliness of the root canal walls of primary teeth.
Journal of endodontics. 34(4):474-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2008.02.006. [PMID] 18358901.
2008
RAGE mRNA expression and its correlation with nuclear factor kappa beta mRNA expression in inflamed human periradicular tissues.
Journal of endodontics. 34(6):689-92 [DOI] 10.1016/j.joen.2008.02.013. [PMID] 18498890.
2008
Team-Based Learning Using An Audience Response System: An Innovative Method of Teaching Diagnosis To Undergraduate Dental Students
. 72:1182-1188
2008
Team-based learning using an audience response system: an innovative method of teaching diagnosis to undergraduate dental students.
. 72(10) [PMID] 18923099.
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2008
Team-based learning using an audience response system: an innovative method of teaching diagnosis to undergraduate dental students.
Journal of dental education. 72(10):1182-8 [PMID] 18923099.
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2007
Obturation of root canal system treated by Cr, Er: YSGG laser irradiation.
Journal of endodontics. 33(9):1091-3 [PMID] 17931940.
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2005
A real time quantitative PCR analysis and correlation of COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes in inflamed dental pulps following administration of three different NSAIDs.
Journal of endodontics. 31(11):799-804 [PMID] 16249722.
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2004
A cost-effective simulation curriculum for preclinical endodontics.
European journal of dental education : official journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe. 8(1):12-7 [PMID] 14717685.
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2004
A quantitative analysis of Propolis: a promising new storage media following avulsion.
Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology. 20(2):85-9 [PMID] 15025690.
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2003
The management of traumatic dental injuries.
Texas dental journal. 120(3):270-5 [PMID] 12723110.
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2003
The management of traumatic dental injuries.
The Journal of the Tennessee Dental Association. 83(2):34-7 [PMID] 12800617.
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2002
Assessment of post-traumatic PDL cells viability by a novel collagenase assay.
Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology. 18(4):186-9 [PMID] 12442827.
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1996
The reliability of electric pulp test after concussion injury.
Endodontics & dental traumatology. 12(1):16-9 [PMID] 8631284.
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1993
Hsp 47 is localized to regions of type I collagen production in developing murine femurs and molars.
Connective tissue research. 29(4):273-86 [PMID] 8269704.
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Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2011,2013-2018,2018-2021,2020-2021
DEN6421C Perio Tx Plan
2006,2010-2015,2015-2021,2020-2021
DEN6644 Nonsurgical Endodontic Care I
2009-2021
DEN8641L Clinical Endodontics
2008-2021
DEN6935 Special Topics in Dentistry
2009,2011-2015,2015-2021
DEN6645 Nonsurgical Endodontic Care II
2010-2012,2017-2021,2020-2021
DEN8738L Clinic Endodontics 4
2010-2012,2014-2021,2017-2021,2020-2021
DEN7735L Clin Endodontics 1
2012,2016-2021
DEN6430C Principles of Endo
2009-2021
DEN6642 Introduction to Advanced Endodontics
2007-2021
DEN6905 Individual Study
2008-2021
DEN6910 Supervised Research
2010,2012-2016,2016-2021
DEN7433 Evidence-Based Endod
2011-2015,2017-2021,2020-2021
DEN5127 Infectious Diseases
2018,2020
DEN6302C Intro Cli Diag/Trtmnt
2020-2021
DEN8960L Clinical Examinatio 2
2008-2021
DEN6940 Supervised Teaching
2006,2008-2021
DEN6973 Project in Lieu of Thesis
2012-2019
DEN6942 Grand Rounds
2018
DEN7016 Prof Care/Prac Man 2
2012-2018
DEN6934 Special Topics in Dentistry
2012,2017-2021,2021
DEN8737L Clinic Endodontics 3
2012,2017-2021,2021
DEN7736L Clin Endodontics 2
2012-2013,2017-2021,2021
DEN6432C Basic Endo Therapy
2012,2017-2021,2021
DEN8739L Clinic Endodontics 5
2013-2014,2016
DEN6681 Craniofacial Pathobiology
2011-2014
DEN6971 Research for Master’s Thesis
2011-2012
DEN6251 Clin Manage Dent Pain
2008,2010-2012,2012
DEN6647 Surgical Endodon 2
2009-2010
DEN6643 Treat Plan/Cases Pres
2009
DEN6646 Surgical Endodon 1
2008
DEN8290 Special Topics
2021
DEN6508C Essentials of Clinical Practice

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