This course is tailored for novice and experienced general dentists with comprehensive hands-on training. The program is full of honest tips, tricks and advice aimed at helping dentists perform better root canals, with less stress and more efficiency.
Topics will include endo diagnosis, anaesthesia, access preparations, safer and faster instrumentation, obturation, pain and infection management, single visit endo, and restoring endo treated teeth.
Day One (lecture)
At the end of day one, participants will have a better understanding of:
Endodontic diagnosis, including 3D imaging and treatment planning
Anaesthesia in endodontics, including hot teeth
Ideal access preparations and locating calcified canals, including MB2
How to instrument better, more efficiently and separate less files
Improved canal disinfection
Obturating more efficiently, predictably and in 3-dimensions
Prevention and management of endodontic mishaps, including perforations and file fractures
Anaelgesics and antibiotics in endodontics
One vs two appointment root canals
The significance of magnification (ie: microscopes) in endodontics and how to incorporate them into your practice
Newest endodontic materials, instruments and protocols, and which best suit and improve your practice
Restoring endo-treated teeth
Day two (workshop)
At the end of day two, participants will gain knowledge of how to:
Locate and negotiate canals (including calcified canals and MB2)
Properly use stainless steel and NiTi files (rotary and reciprocating)
Instrument (rotary and reciprocating NiTi systems) better, more safely and efficiently
Perform warm obturation (using various systems)
Use enhanced magnification, including dental microscopes, in endodontics
Asked to bring at least four previously endo accessed teeth stored in bleach. Do not instrument any canals.
Welcomed to bring radiographs of their endodontic cases for a private one-on-one review and discussion with Dr. Haas.
Welcomed to bring their chairside assistant/s to be trained on ideal and efficient four-handed endodontics.