1 Hour Molar Endo
Richard Erickson, MS, DDS
ProTaper Universal - Whatever You Thought, Think Again
In 1995, the opportunity was present to develop an improved set of NiTi files. The goal was to create a simple set of easy-to-use files that would significantly improve the benchmark for safety and efficiency. In collaboration with the engineers from Maillefer, Drs. Pierre Machtou, John West and I agreed to develop a set of files that would precisely duplicate the Schilder shaping concept.
Dental Endoscopic Viewing System
Endoscopy has enabled medicine to take a quantum leap in disease diagnosis and therapeutic management by allowing visualization and access for repair of injuries via minimally invasive surgical (MIS) techniques. Since their introduction, fiberoptic bundles and electronic video technology have continually advanced and fostered smaller-bore (viewing tubes) endoscopes of 2 mm and less, further improving access into smaller cavities and anatomical spaces of the body. This viewing technology has reached…
Hemisection as an Alternative Treatment for Vertically Fractured Mandibular Molars
Hemisection of mandibular molars may be a viable treatment option when vertical root fracture has occurred and the other root is healthy. This article discusses a case that presents the techniques involved in hemisection and restoration of the remaining tooth.
Drs. Brave & Koch on Endo and Restorative
Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry are discussed with Drs. Dennis Brave & Ken Koch.
Apical Dentinal Cracks as a Cause of Endodontic Treatment Failure: Microsurgical Diagnosis and Management part 1 of 2
This new lecture is about analyzing the cause of my personal retreatment failures by using microsurgical techniques.
Three-Canal Maxillary Premolar Teeth: A Clinical Reality
To treat three-canal maxillary premolar teeth predictably, it is necessary to be aware of the clinical and radiographic anatomy. These teeth may also require special shaping and obturation techniques.
The purpose of this presentation is to show the complete procedure of an endodontic treatment of a upper left second premolar with three root canals.
Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments
This lecture aims to review the most common preventive measures to avoid file breakage and to provide clinical tips and recommendations for the management of challenging broken file cases. Highly invasive, minimal invasive and non invasive broken instrument removal techniques are showcased through video case presentation series under the microscope.
Limited Field Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in Endodontics
This lecture will highlight the advantages of CBCT imaging in light of recent research demonstrating a significant increase in lesion visualization when compared to periapical radiographs.
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