Meet The Doctor

Endodontist Roderick W. Tataryn, DDS, MS

Dr. Rod Tataryn has been in full-time endodontic practice in Spokane since 1994. He attended high school in Spangle, Washington graduating in 1982, and then studied biology at Walla Walla University. Dr. Tataryn received his DDS degree at Loma Linda University in 1989, and his Master of Science degree in Endodontics in 1994 also at Loma Linda University. Dr. Tataryn maintains a faculty position at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and lectures both nationally and internationally. He has published scientific and clinical articles in the field of endodontics and has served on the Clinical Practice Committee for the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Tataryn is a contributing author for four endodontic textbooks: The Sixth and Seventh Editions of Ingle’s Endodontics, the Second Edition of PDQ Endodontics, and The Art and Science of Contemporary Surgical Endodontics.

Authored Literature:

Tataryn RW, Torabinejad M, Boyne PJ. Healing potential of osteotomies of the nasal sinus in the dog. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 1997; 84:196–202.

Tataryn RW. Rhinosinusitis and endodontic disease. In: Ingle JI, Bakland LK, Baumgartner JC (eds). Ingle’s Endodontics, ed 6. 2008. Hamilton, ON: BC Decker. 626-37.

Tataryn RW. Rhinosinusitis and endodontic disease. In: Ingle JI (ed) PDQ Endodontics, ed 2. 2008.

Pokorny AT, Tataryn RW. Clinical and radiologic findings in a case series of maxillary sinusitis of dental origin. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2013 Dec;3(12):973-9.

Tataryn RW. Surgical endodontics and the maxillary sinus. In: Torabinejad M, Rubinstein R (eds). The art and science of contemporary surgical endodontics. 2017. Chicago, IL: Quintessence. 203-22.

Tataryn RW, Lewis MJ, Horalek AL, Thompson CG, Cha BY, Pokorny AT, Maxillary sinusitis of endodontic origin: AAE position statement. Chicago, IL: American Association of Endodontists 2018.

Tataryn RW. Maxillary sinusitis of endodontic origin. AAE Colleagues for Excellence. Chicago, IL: American Association of Endodontists 2018.

Tataryn RW. Maxillary Sinusitis of Endodontic Origin. Decisions in Dentistry. 2019 Jan;5(1):7-9

Tataryn RW. Rhinosinusitis and endodontic disease. In: Ingle JI, Rostein I, (eds). Ingle’s Endodontics, ed 7. 2019. Raleigh, NC: PMPH USA. 439-49.

Craig JR, Tataryn RW, Aghaloo TL, Pokorny AT, et al. Management of odontogenic sinusitis: multidisciplinary consensus statement. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2020 Jul;10(7):901-12.

Craig JR, Tataryn RW, Cha BY, Bhargava P, et al. Diagnosing odontogenic sinusitis of endodontic origin: A multidisciplinary literature review. Am J Otolaryngol. 2021 May-June;42(3):102925

Craig JR, Poetker DM, Askoy U, Tataryn RW, et al. Diagnosing odontogenic sinusitis: An international multidisciplinary consensus statement. Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2021 Feb 14. doi:10.1002.

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