Foundation Course –
Introduction to Advanced Endodontics
Thursday 15th and Friday 16th November 2018

£1,000.00 per delegate, £400 deposit required

This course meets the General Dental Council's educational criteria for verifiable CPD and 13 hours of verifiable CPD points will be awarded.

Dr John Whitworth PhD (microbiology), BChD, FDS RCSEd, FDS (Rest Dent)RCS  Course Tutor
 James Darcey
 FDS (Rest Dent) RCSEd
Dr M J Hunter BDS, MSc  Course Tutor
 Mr M J Hunter

Day 1


mandec bullet General introduction
mandec bullet Assessing endodontic complexity
mandec bullet Access to the ‘old’ tooth
mandec bullet Negotiation and glide path revisited
mandec bullet Fundamentals of rotary NiTi
mandec bullet Review of some NiTi systems
mandec bullet Root resorption
mandec bullet Advanced irrigation

Practical elements

mandec bullet Use of the operating microscope
mandec bullet Access, canal identification, negotiation, patency, glide path –
  including the use of ultrasound and long-shanked burs to overcome impediments
mandec bullet Shaping canals with a number of NiTi rotary systems

Learning outcomes

At the end of day 1, attendees should be able to:

mandec bullet Describe systematic methods of case assessment
mandec bullet Work effectively with the operating microscope
mandec bullet Describe the challenges of the ‘calcified’ canal system and apply strategies for
   effective entry to challenging canals
mandec bullet Flare canals safely with NiTi rotary instrumentation systems
mandec bullet Describe and apply strategies to minimise the risks of rotary file fracture
mandec bullet Describe and apply the principles of apical gauging
mandec bullet Describe the aetiology and management of root resorption.

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