Since its introduction in 1864 the presumed use of rubberdam in multiple dental procedures has increased. Nevertheless, in daily practice the usage is not as widely spread as one would expect.
A Practical Look at Contemporary Endodontic Practice
This hands-on course will highlight the background of endodontic diseases and how successful treatment is related to predictable consistent canal shaping combined with efficient canal disinfection with irrigants. We will look at clinical cases to demonstrate how important it is to understand the endodontic disease process and manage this with evidence-based clinical protocols. The hands-on course will review the latest generation of ductile nickel titanium files with enhanced strength and flexibility, which in many cases allows one rotary file to prepare most canals safely and efficiently
In conjunction with canal shaping, a simple irrigation protocol that is both clinically sound, simple to practice, and will suit most of your cases will be described. The hands-on course will conclude with an overview on the requirements for an ideal obturation. This will be discussed along with the issues relating to the latest trends in obturation techniques, including the single matched cone technique and a review of contemporary endodontic sealers. The core is hands-on demonstrations and practice which will allow you to develop a safe, well-established clinical protocol that will suit most automated canal preparation systems.
You will learn:
- Different concepts of canal shaping and the importance of consistent canal shaping.
- How to decide which canal shaping technique is appropriate for individual cases.
- How to make obturation easy and indications for the use of different obturation techniques.
- How to get an awareness of obturation materials including contemporary sealers.
- Hands-on: About predictable protocol for canal shaping as well as avoiding ledges and canal blockages.
- Hands-on: How to appreciate the importance of coronal and straight line access.
- Hands-on: About the relevance of the glide path.
- Hands-on: How to easily predict obturation.
Microscopes will be available for all delegates for the hands-on exercises.