Jeffrey M. Coil, DMD., M.S.D., Ph.D., F.R.C.D.(C), F.A.D.I., received his undergraduate, dental and doctorate degrees from the University of British Columbia. He practiced general dentistry for eight years and was a Clinical Instructor in Endodontics and Periodontics, before obtaining his certificate in Endodontics at the University of Washington in 1993. Dr. Coil is a Diplomate, American Board of Endodontics. He serves as an editorial consultant for the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association and on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Endodontics. He is a past President of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics, and is a member of the British Columbia Society of Endodontists and the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Coil is the mentor of the Northwest Endodontic Study Club and Seminar, and is currently the Director of the Graduate Endodontics Program, Department of Oral Biological and Medical Sciences, University of British Columbia, Canada.