Robert S. Roda DDS MS Mentor Co Founder

Private Practice Scottsdale, Arizona | Visiting Lecturer in the Endodontic Department at the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health

Endodontic Consultant to the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners | Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics

Past President of the American Association of Endodontists | current President-Elect Arizona Dental Association | member of the ADA, CAE and CADS

 In 1981, he graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, where he also served as a clinical instructor for 17 years. He maintained a full-time private general practice in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, for 10 years. He later earned his Masters of Science degree in oral biology and certificate of endodontics from Baylor. In 1998, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.

Guest Mentors | Members to Mentors


Isabel Mello DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C) Faculty of Dentistry, Dalhousie University | Private Practice | Mello Endodontics | Dartmouth , Nova Scotia


Ron Chafe DDS | Veteran and Charter | Member to Mentor | Private Practice | Sydney, Nova Scotia


Kevin Walsh DDS Member to Mentor | Chair Provincial Dental Board of Nova Scotia |Private Practice | Windsor , Nova Scotia

Study Club History since 2003


Dr. Robert S. Roda & Dr. Randal R. Balcom co founded the Study Club in 2003 . Suzanne Balcom is the club program director

15th anniversary celebration 2018 with live performance artist HOLLY CARR sponsored by Dentsply

Dr. Ron Chafe's 15th anniversary video