10 - 13 Mayıs
(Adana HiltonSA)
Khaled Balto

Khaled Balto


1. Biodata

  Date Prepared :    March 2014
  Name :    Khaled Abdullah. Balto B.D.S., D.M.S.c



   King Abdul Aziz University, School of Dentistry









   Cell: 0503377730/ Office: 02-6400000 Ext 21011,22015






   www.kau.edu.sa/kbalto, www.endoarabia.com

2. Education:

  September 1994

  B.D.S.  Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University. Jeddah Saudi Arabia

  June 2001

  Clinical certificate: in the specialty of Endodontics
Degree of :Doctor of Medical Sciences in Oral biology
Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine and School of Medicine respectively with recognition. *1

3. Postdoctoral Training:


General Residency Internship Residency, KAU and King Khalid National Guard Hospital

1996-June 2001

Research fellow, Department of Cytokine Biology. The Forsyth Institute.

1996- June 2001

Endodontic fellow, Department of Endodontics. Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine.

4. Current academic and clinical appointments:




  Professor and Consultant of Endodontics

October 2011

  University KAU

  Assistant Professor and Consultant of Endodontics

February 2002

  By the university council with recognition *2

  Associate Professor

November 2006

  University council

  Chairman of Saudi Board in Endodontics of Western Region

October 2007


  Deputy Director for Research Affairs Center of Excellence for Osteoporosis Research

January 2009



1* Krakaw award for outstanding research, clinical achievements and professionalism (appendix I)
2* Recognition of the scientific council of KAU for significant clinical and research achievements (appendix I).
3* first representative of KAU in the Saudi dental society board since its institution in 1980 (Appendix VI)

5. Academic and administrative Appointments since 2001:






Vice Dean for quality assurance
and development

  1.  Chairman for academic development unit
  2.  Chairman for the website development committee. URL:
  3.  Chairman for the networking project
  4.  Chairman for the soft wares development project
  5.  Chairman for the dental library (founder)
  6.  Chairman and editor in chief for al-ibtisama newsletter “attached in appendix II”
  7.  Chairman for the academic assessment project by international buddy.

November 2004 - present

Director of the academic assessment unit in the executive administration

  1.  Development of course portfolio policy for all schools within KAU
  2.  Task force team for the inspection on course portfolio in the medical campus
  3.  International Academic Assessment for the school of dentistry of KAU. URL:

November 2004 -present

Director of the academic assessment unit in the school of dentistry

  1.  Curriculum development
  2.  Course portfolio
  3.  Academic standards of care
  4.  Clinical standards of care
  5.  Self Academic assessment and report write-ups
  6.  International academic assessment

September 2001 -

Member of comities within the dental school

  1.  Examination committee
  2.  Post graduate education and research
  3.  Curriculum development committee
  4.  Demonstrators affairs
  5.   Vice deans
  6.   Faculty board of the school of dentistry

September 2001-

Athletic supervisor facility in the school of dentistry

  1.  Constructing various teams for athletic activity on the level of the school, medical campus and university
  2.   Member of the permanent committee for student activities in the university

September 2001-

Member of comities within the university

  1. Permanent committee for education development
  2. Central committee for quality assurance
  3. Reviewing the institutional subscription
  4. Task force committee for course portfolio

September 2003 -present

Head of the oral biology research unit in King Fahad Research Center

  The principal dental research unit in the KFMRC

January 2005 - present

Member of the national committee for academic assessment
and accreditation

  1. Formulating the standards document for accreditation for the schools of dentistry within the kingdom

  2. Formulating the minimum requited institutional equipments for getting the licensure to start private dental schools through the ministry of higher education

  3. accreditation documents and site visitation to the health

  4. Appointed by his Excellency, the minister of higher education.

September 2005

Head of endodontic division

Academic and administrative steering of teaching endodontics at KAU, school of dentistry


6. Current and past teaching responsibilities:

Date Position Institute
1994 -1996 Demonstrator in endodontics KAU
1997 -2001 Teaching assistant for pre-graduate preclinical endodontics Harvard
1997 -2001 Teaching assistant for pre-graduate clinical endodontics Harvard
1996-2001 Teaching assistant in the laboratory of cytokine biology at the Forsyth institute Harvard affiliated institute
2001 -present Staff member in teaching the course of endodontics for pre-clinical course (4th year) KAU
2001 -present Staff member in teaching the course of endodontics for the clinical courses(5th and 6th year) KAU
2001 -present Staff member in supervising the internship doctors KAU
2003 -present Teaching the Saudi Board course in the conservative dentistry specialty In Riyadh, Dammam and Jeddah, Saudi Council for health specialties
2004 - present Constructing Saudi board curriculum for endodontics Riyadh, Saudi Council for health specialties
2003 - Present Director of the oral immunology and microbiology course for the master’s students K\    AU

7.      Original publication:

a.      Research publication:

1.      Balto K, Muller R, Carrington DC, Dobeck J, Stashenko P. Quantification of periapical bone destruction in mice by micro-computed  tomography.

J Dent Res. 2000 Jan;79(1):35-40.

2.      Balto K, Sasaki H, Stashenko P. Interleukin-6 deficiency increases inflammatory bone destruction.Infect Immun. 2001 Feb;69(2):744-50.

3.      Balto K, White R, Mueller R, Stashenko P. A mouse model of inflammatory root resorption induced by pulpal infection. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2002 Apr;93(4):461-8.

4.      von Stechow D, Balto K, Stashenko P, Muller R. Three-dimensional quantitation of periradicular bone destruction by micro-computed tomography.
J Endod. 2003 Apr;29(4):252-6.

5.      Balto K, Saif R, Hassan F. A novel method for locating calcified orifices during root canal treatment. Cairo Dental Journal, 2003; 19(1):71-74

6.      Balto K, Saif R. The effect of rake angle on the cleanliness of the micro-endodontic system as achieved by two rotary endodontic files: SEM study. Egyption Dental Journal, 2003 July; 49,1199:1204

7.      Sasaki H, Balto K, Kawashima N, Eastcott J, Hoshino K, Akira S, Stashenko P. Gamma interferon (IFN-gamma) and IFN-gamma-inducing cytokines interleukin-12 (IL-12) and IL-18 do not augment infection-stimulated bone resorption in vivo. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 2004 Jan;11(1):106-10.

8.      Farsi N, Alamoudi N, Balto K, Mushayt A.  Success of mineral trioxide aggregate in pulpotomized primary molars. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2005 Summer;29(4):307-11.

9.      Balto K, Comparison of wear resistance of four brands Nickel-titanium rotary instruments. An in vitro study. Egyptian Dental Journal 51, 1903: 1903, October 2005

10.  Balto K, Identification of extra canals in maxillary first molars using dental operating microscope. Cairo Dental journal 2005

11.  Balto K, Comparison of the Ability of Epiphany and Three Gutta-Percha Obturation Techniques in Filling Simulated Lateral Canals. Egyptian Dental Journal, 2005

12.  Balto K,  Modern electronic apex locators are reliable for determining root canal working length, Evidence Based Dentistry, vol. 7 No. 2 2006: 31.

13.  Balto K,  dr. Najat Farsi, Dr. Najlaa Amoudi, 2006;7(2):31-2

14.  Clinical assessment of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) as direct pulp capping in young permanent teeth. J Clin Pediatr Dent. 2006 Winter; 31(2):72-6

15.   Tooth survival after root canal treatment. Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2011;12(1):10-1.

16.   How common is tooth pain after root canal treatment? Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2010;11(4):114.

17.   No high-level evidence to support use of ultrasonic instrumentation for root canal treatment. Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2009;10(3):76.

18.   Single- or multiple-visit endodontics: which technique results in fewest postoperative problems? Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2009;10(1):16.

19.   Insufficient evidence for the effectiveness of ultrasonic instrumentation for root canal treatment. Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2008;9(1):12.

20.   Using a cold test to assess pulpal anaesthesia. Is a cold test effective in determining whether a patient will experience pain during root canal therapy? Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2007;8(4):102. No abstract available.

21.   Root canal irrigation--which method? Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2007;8(3):78.

22.  Administration of Articaine Anesthesia may Laed to Superior Profound Anesthesia Compared with Lidocaine in Adult Patients.

23.  Root-Filled teeth with adequate restorations and root canal treatment have better treatment outcomes.

24.  Tooth Survival after root canal treatment.

Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2011;12(1): 10-1.

25.  How common is tooth pain after root canal treatment?

Balto K. Evid Based Dent. 2010;11 (4): 114.

26. The effect of pulpal and periodontal diseases on the general health  Egyptian Dental Journal; 2011

27. EX- vivo evaluation of the efficacy of ultrasonic  K-type files versus End activator agitation for cleaning of root canal system: SEM study Egyptian Dental Journal; 2011

28. Effect of Rotary NiTi files dynamics on the micro-clearness of the root canal system: on SEM evidence Egyptian Dental Journal; 2011

29. Infrared Spectroscopy analysis for the chemical composition of two calcium hydroxide intra canal medication Cairo Dental Journal; 2011

30. Deformation and fracture of TF rotary Nickel-Titanium files after random clinical use   Cairo Dental Journal; 2011 

31. Wear resistance of Protaper Universal rotary NiTi retreatment files; An SEM study  Alexandria Dental Journal; 2011                  

32. Effect of Low phosphate diet on the structure of the rat parathyroid and thyroid glands The Egyptian Journal of Histology; 2010

33. Comparison of Dentin Reduction Pattern Achieved by Five Rotary NiTi Endodontic Files in Comparison to Hand Stainless Steel K-Type Files. Jordanian Dental Association; 2011

 34. Heat shock proteins, estrogen and progesterone receptors expression in breast carcinomas. Asfour  H, Balto K, and ElAssouli S. Journal of Medicine and Medical Science 2(7) pp.977-984, July 2011  



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