School of Dental Medicine

Faculty and Staff

Marvin L. Speer, DDS, MS, FACD

Division Director Endodontology
Clinical Assistant Professor

Ledyard E. Ross Hall

Clinical Interests
Metallurgy of rotary NiTi instruments. Diagnostic Implications of Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Endodontics.

Board Certifications
Diplomat American Board Of Endodontics

DDS - Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago
MS - Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago
MBA - University of Maryland
Certificate of Specialty - Endodontics Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago

Society Memberships:
American Dental Association
American Association of Endodontists
College of Diplomates American Board of Endodontics
American College of Dentists
American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Radiology

Biographical Information:
Dr. Speer serves as the Director of the Division of Endodontology in the Department of Surgical Sciences at ECU School of Dental Medicine.  He earned his DDS from Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago.  He also earned his MS in Oral Biology with an emphasis on Immunology.  His Certificate of Specialty in Endodontics was obtained at Loyola under the mentorship of Dr. Frank Weine.  Dr. Speer is the former Chairman of the Department of Endodontics and Director of Graduate Endodontics at Washington University in St. Louis.  In addition, Dr. Speer has been in private practice for more than 35 years.

Laboratory Associate with John V. Madonia DDS, PHD, doing clinical research for Baxter Travenol Laboratories on "Toxicity of I.V. Tubing on Chick Embryo Heart Tissue Culture" Results provided to Baxter Travenol Laboratories - 1973

Speer,M.,Madonia,J.,Heuer,M. Quatitative Evaluation of the Immuno-competence of the Dental Pulp. J. ENDOD. 1977 NOV; 3(11): 418-423.

Speer, M., Cooke,G., Retrofilling Material in Endodontic Surgery – G.S.L.D.S. Bulletin 1991 APR: 23-25.

Behrents, K., Speer, M., Noujeim, M.  Report of a Sodium Hypochlorite Accident with Evaluation by Conebeam Computed Tomography.  INTL. ENDOD. J. JAN. 2012.

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