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A Clinician’s Guide to Clinical Endodontics

COURSE NUMBER: 562

James Bahcall, DMD, MS, FICD, FACD

Credit Hours:

2 Hour(s)

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The clinical advances and changes in thought within the field of endodontics during the last few years have been significant. Unfortunately, these changes have led to difficulties for the general dentist in keeping up in everyday practice. ...

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Overview

The clinical advances and changes in thought within the field of endodontics during the last few years have been significant. Unfortunately, these changes have led to difficulties for the general dentist in keeping up in everyday practice. This course will encompass diagnosis, local anesthesia, instrumentation/obturation, and pain medications and antibiotics in clinical endodontic treatment.

  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Sep 1, 2018

  • Last Revision Date:

    Nov 1, 2021

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Oct 31, 2024

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    70

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Describe the clinical tests needed to obtain a pretreatment pulpal and periradicular diagnosis.
  • Describe the correct pulpal and periradicular diagnosis terms in endodontics.
  • Explain how to objectively test for pulp anesthesia.
  • Explain how to integrate supplemental anesthesia techniques.
  • Describe the modified crown-down filing technique.
  • Explain the importance of removing residual canal debris.
  • Discuss the current recommended NSAIDs for postoperative pain after conventional endodontic treatment.
  • Discuss the current antibiotic recommendations for endodontic therapy.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course. He has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
James Bahcall

James Bahcall

DMD, MS, FICD, FACD

Dr. Bahcall is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Endodontics, University of Illinois-Chicago College of Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois. He earned his DMD from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, a Certificate in End...

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8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

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