Endodontics From A to Z: Hands-on Workshop for the General Practitioner

Jun 13-15, 2014

Endodontics has gone through many exciting changes in the past several years. Recent advances in technology, materials and equipment have changed the way endodontics is practiced today. These advances have made it possible to efficiently perform successful endodontic treatment with improved precision, predictable results, and with much greater patient acceptance. This comprehensive state-of-the-art course includes a series of seminars and hands-on workshops specially designed for General Dentists who wish to advance their knowledge and clinical skills in the art and science of endodontics. A team of endodontic specialists from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC will thoroughly discuss evidence-based clinical and biological concepts of modern endodontic therapy. These experts will walk you, from start to finish, through all the necessary steps and phases that will enable you to enhance the way you practice endodontics so that you can provide the best standards of endodontic care to your patients.

During the hands-on part of this course you will have the opportunity to apply the principles discussed by the USC team of experts and practice in our famous “Sim-Lab,” one of the most modern and realistic simulator facilities in California. You will perform endodontic treatment from start to finish in both single-rooted and multi-rooted teeth and will practice endodontic retreatment.

Without doubt, this course will be a complete learning experience!

TOPICS TO BE COVERED:

  • Diagnosis and treatment planning
  • Case selection in endodontics
  • Endodontic emergencies
  • Achieving effective anesthesia for endodontic treatment
  • Management of anxiety and pain in endodontics
  • Preparation for endodontic treatment
  • The operating microscope and its uses in endodontics
  • Current principles of endodontic access
  • Canal length determination including electronic apex locators
  • Nickel Titanium rotary instrumentation
  • Canal irrigation
  • Procedural errors and their prevention
  • Root canal obturation
  • Endodontic retreatment
  • Root resorptions
  • Endodontic considerations of dental trauma
  • Endodontic-periodontal interrelationship
  • Endodontic retreatment
  • Achieving better success

UPON COMPLETION YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:

  • Enhance your knowledge of clinical and biological concepts of modern endodontics
  • Successfully treat single-rooted and multi-rooted teeth
  • Apply system-based approaches and state-of-the art technology for treating your endodontic cases
  • Use endodontic hand and rotary instruments safely and effectively

INSTRUCTORS

Ilan Rotstein
DDS
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