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Implant Dentistry: The Team Approach Premium Member Content

Implant Dentistry: The Team Approach
In this lecture Dr Stanley will present his "No Half Smiles” Philosophy and how an effective treatment plan and its correct team approach can help save time and stress. For over a decade Dr Stanley and is interdisciplinary team have been working together as a tight unit on complex cases. From the old school approach to the latest DSD surgical planning, with combined Endodontics, Orthodontics and cosmetic implant dentistry, the cases presented will show how his team approaches each individual case for optimal outcome. In this lecture a lot of “behind the scenes” explanations will be given on the why, how and what his team do to get consistent excellent results and manage a stress free environment in his practice.

Presented By:: Miguel Stanley, DDS
Presentation Style: Video
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CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment Premium Member Content

CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.

Presented By:: Frederic Barnett, DMD
Presentation Style: Video
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Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments
Broken, separated, or “disarticulated” instruments can occur during the day-to-day practice of endodontics. No dentist should have a particular tolerance for broken instruments; however, it is important to know how to prevent and treat these incidents and how to explain the situation to the patient. Guidelines for prevention and management of intracanal separated instruments including Microsonic and Bypassing techniques have been explained in details here with different technical tips to help the dentist to increase the chance of saving tooth in the event of the breakage.

Presented By:: Moh'd Hammo, BDS, DESE
Presentation Style: Video
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Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments
he separation of endodontic instruments is a procedural accident that results in major treatment challenges and medico legal considerations in endodontics. With the advent of rotary nickel-titanium (Ni Ti) instrumentation the issue became extremely prominent. Extensive research has been conducted to understand the mechanics of instrument separation. This has led to changes in the manufacturing methods, instrument design and instrumentation protocols. Most recently, reciprocation is challenging rotary instrumentation in terms of speed and safety from fracture. Although the incidence of file breakage can be drastically decreased, it cannot yet be eliminated. No matter what instruments you are using inside the root canal system, the prevention and management of broken endodontic instruments still remains a hot topic.

Presented By:: Antonis Chaniotis, DDS MDSC
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Endodontics Articles
ProTaper Universal - Whatever You Thought, Think Again

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.

Author(s): Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS
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An Evidence-Based Endodontic Implant Algorithm: Untying the Gordian Knot; Part I

An Evidence-Based Endodontic Implant Algorithm: Untying the Gordian Knot; Part I
Over the years, endodontics has diminished itself by enabling the presumption that it is comprised of a narrowly defined service mix; root canal therapy purportedly begins at the apex and ends at the orifice.

Author(s): Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc
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Hemisection as an Alternative Treatment for Vertically Fractured Mandibular Molars

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.

Author(s): Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD;Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FACD, Peter C. Shatz, DDS
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Dental Endoscopic Viewing System

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…

Author(s): Ronald Goldstein, DDS;David Garber, DMD;Maurice Salama, DMD;Henry Salama, DMD;Lee H. Silverstein, DDS, MS, FACD, FICD
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CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment Premium Member Content

CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.

Presented By:: Frederic Barnett, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments Premium Member Content

Prevention and Management of Separated Instruments
Broken, separated, or “disarticulated” instruments can occur during the day-to-day practice of endodontics. No dentist should have a particular tolerance for broken instruments; however, it is important to know how to prevent and treat these incidents and how to explain the situation to the patient. Guidelines for prevention and management of intracanal separated instruments including Microsonic and Bypassing techniques have been explained in details here with different technical tips to help the dentist to increase the chance of saving tooth in the event of the breakage.

Presented By:: Moh'd Hammo, BDS, DESE
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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Prevention and Management of Broken Endodontic Instruments Premium Member Content

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.

Presented By:: Antonis Chaniotis, DDS MDSC
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment Premium Member Content

CBCT in Endodontics: Changing the Landscape of Diagnosis and Clinical Treatment
Radiographic imaging is essential in the diagnosis, treatment planning and follow-up in endodontics. The interpretation of an image can be confounded by a number of factors, including the regional anatomy as well as superimposition of both the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. As a result of superimposition, periapical radiographs reveal only limited aspects, a 2-dimensional view, of the true three dimensional anatomy. Additionally, there is often geometric distortion of the anatomical structures being imaged with conventional radiographic methods. These problems can be overcome by utilizing small or limited volume cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) imaging techniques which produce accurate 3-dimensional images of the teeth and surrounding dento-alveolar structures. This presentation will highlight the indications, advantages and considerations of the use of CBCT in endodontics.

Presented By:: Frederic Barnett, DMD
Presentation Style: Online Course
CE Hours: 1 CEU (Continuing Education Unit)
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