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.