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December 2, 2022 Feature EndodonticsPractice management

Avoiding Endodontic Malpractice Pitfalls

by Dr. Gary Glassman, Chief Dental Officer

Several years ago, I read an article published in a popular magazine by a patient who was denouncing the endodontist who had just treated them. After a quick computer search of my patients’ files, I was relieved when it was

October 11, 2022 Feature Dental TechnologyEndodonticsLaser DentistryOral Health

SWEEPS Modality Opens a New Era: Digitally Pulsed Lasers, Endodontics and Deep Disinfection

by John A. Cianciola DDS, MSD; Keith W. Brewster DDS; Scott D. Benjamin DDS

Thorough disinfection has always been problematic in all areas of healthcare, especially in the oral environment. In endodontics, laser energy has been used in the past in an attempt to aid in the disinfection and/or irrigation of root canal systems

August 10, 2022 News EndodonticsNews

Using Microrobotic Platforms for Endodontic Therapy and Diagnostics

by University of Pennsylvania

With its irregularities and anatomical complexities, the root canal system is one of the most clinically challenging spaces in the oral cavity. As a result, biofilm not fully cleared from the nooks and crannies of the canals remains a leading

May 10, 2022 Feature EditorialEndodonticsOral Health

Confidence vs Competence in Dentistry

by Bruce V. Freeman, DDS, DOrtho, MSc; Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

Definitions Confidence and competence are two words that are neither synonymous nor interchangeable. Confidence must be earned, as when it is simply imagined it can lead to a false sense of security in one’s abilities, which results in, you guessed

. This endodontically treated tooth is failing apically and laterally. Auxiliary Finishers produce deep shape, promoting complete treatment and healing.
May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthRoot Canal

The Ultimate Shaping System: An Opening for 3D Cleaning and Filling Root Canals

by Clifford J. Ruddle, DDS, FICD, FACD

New and potentially disruptive technologies come to market each year, proclaiming to improve on what came before. Many of these newcomers have virtually no evidence-based research to support claims of better, easier, or faster. Oftentimes, these new brands are merely

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May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

The Endodontic Triad: Dead or Alive?

by John West, DDS, MSD

INTRODUCTION “Change is the only constant.” The Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited for speaking one of nature’s absolute rules about time and change. However, perhaps because events and things like inventions were slow to change 2,500 years ago, Heraclitus did

May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Treatment of Compromised Teeth: The Usual Suspects

by Robert E. Grover, DDS; Kenneth S. Serota, DDS, MMSc

The unceasing innovations and iterations in dental technologies and materials has taken the sophistication of treatment modalities to an historic level. However, when we are focused on the newness, the thrill of the outcome, we fail to pay attention to

May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral HealthRoot Canal

Identifying Clinical Parameters Used by Clinicians to Determine the Need for Biopsy During Surgical Root Canal Procedures

by Lisa Johnson, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C); Isabel Mello, DDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD(C)

keywords: surgical root canal procedures, histopathology, biopsy, non-endodontic lesions, guidelines Abstract The aim of this study was to identify clinical parameters used by endodontists to determine the need for histopathological assessment of periapical tissues collected during surgical root canal procedures,

May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Treatment of Dental Sensitivity

by Akram Gad, DDS; Krisha Shah, BDS; Nathaniel Lawson, DMD, PhD

Dentin hypersensitivity (DH) is a clinical symptom experienced due to exposed dentin from either enamel loss (erosion, abrasion, abfraction) or removal of cementum exposed through gingival recession. DH is seen commonly in patients with gingival recession, dental erosion, toothbrush abrasion,

May 10, 2022 Feature EndodonticsOral Health

Endodontics Through the Looking Glass

by Reza Farshey, DMD, CAGS

Endodontics has changed considerably over the past 60 years, yet the core principles remain unchanged: Instruments are still sequentially used to shape canals, irrigation is still passively delivered into the canals, and canals are still obturated with gutta-percha (GP). As

April 20, 2022 News AwardsEndodonticsNews

American Association of Endodontists Announces 2022 Award Winners

by AAE

The American Association of Endodontists (AAE), the specialty dental association that represents more than seven thousand root canal dentists, is proud to recognize the winners of its prestigious awards during AAE22, the group’s annual meeting to be held in Phoenix.

April 13, 2022 News EndodonticsNews

Thousands of Specialized Dentists Descend Upon Phoenix for Annual Meeting

by American Association of Endodontists

For the first time in three years, following two-plus years of many virtual engagements, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), a collection of specialized dentists known as endodontists, are excited to announce that their annual meeting, AAE22, will be held

February 24, 2022 News DentistryEndodonticsNews

Foundation for Endodontics Announce $500,000 Pledge from Endo1 Partners that will Benefit Residents and Academic Leaders

by Foundation for Endodontics

The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontics, announces that Endo1 Partners has committed to a generous $500,000 pledge. This pledge will allow the Foundation to further its mission, benefiting post-graduate endodontic residents and educators.

November 16, 2021 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Tips and Tricks to Prevent and Manage Cracked Teeth

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom video, Dr. Gary Glassman returns to share his tips and tricks for preventing and managing cracked teeth.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your

October 19, 2021 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Cracked Tooth Syndrome – A Spectrum of Treatment Choices

by Oral Health

  Weekly Wisdom: Dr. Gary Glassman goes in-depth on one of the most uncertain areas of dentistry…cracked teeth!     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered straight to your inbox every week!  

October 14, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Sonendo Announces Inaugural EndoCon Conference on Endodontic Innovation in San Diego

by Sonendo

400 Members of Global Endodontic Industry Gather for Three Days of Hands-On Learning, Lectures and Continuing Education Sonendo, Inc., a leading dental technology company and developer of the GentleWave® System, today announced the inaugural Endodontic Conference on Innovation (EndoCon). The Sonendo and

September 22, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Foundation for Endodontics Announces Brasseler U.S.A. Funding for 2022 Resident Research Grants

by Foundation for Endodontics

The Foundation for Endodontics, the philanthropic arm of the American Association of Endodontics, announced Brasseler U.S.A. Dental, LLC, has pledged $75,000 for one year of Resident Research Grants for 2022. Under this grant, $500 is available to every endodontic resident

September 13, 2021 News EndodonticsNews

Dr. Gary Glassman 2021 Endodontic Achievement Award Recognizes Dr. Ahmed Al-Ali

by dentalcorp

Graduating University of Toronto (U of T) dental student Dr. Ahmed Al-Ali is the recipient of the 2021 Dr. Gary Glassman Endodontic Achievement Award. Now in its second year, the endowment fund, created by U of T alumnus and internationally

August 24, 2021 Video Dental VideoDentistryEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Anaesthetising the “Hot” Tooth

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom, Dr Gary Glassman talks about the most difficult tooth to get numb, the lower second molar that exhibits irreversible pulpitis.     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest episode delivered

August 3, 2021 Video Dental VideoEndodontics

Weekly Wisdom: Endodontic Access – Pause, Assess, Advance

by Oral Health

  In this week’s Weekly Wisdom, Dr. Gary Glassman returns! Watch the video above to hear about one of the most important and frustrating steps in endodontic treatment…     Subscribe to Oral Health’s weekly e-newsletter to have the latest