John S. Olmsted, DDS, MS is a past President of the American Association of Endodontists, and past General Chairperson of the American Dental Association 2004 Orlando Meeting. He received his DDS from the University of Iowa in 1975 and was awarded OKU. John earned his MS from the University of North Carolina in 1977 and is currently an Adjunct Clinical Professor in Endodontics at the University of North Carolina and the University of Iowa. He is emeritus in a large group endodontic practice in Greensboro, NC for 35 years and has presented over 550 days of lectures, workshops, and seminars at international, national, regional, state dental meetings, and dental schools. John is certified by the American Board of Endodontics and obtained his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Dentists, Pierre Fauchard Academy, and American College of Dentists.