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Posted 1/4/2017 by Howard Goldstein in Dentaltown Learning Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 18
Dentaltown Learning Online...Next Level Endodontics: Instrumentation, Trends and Transitions. By Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. James G. Hupp.
Dentaltown is pleased to present....Next Level Endodontics: Instrumentation, Trends and Transitions. By Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. James G. Hupp. This 2.5 credit CE course can be found here... Unique properties of RaCe NiTi files make them extremely flexible due to their small core...Read More
Posted 6/14/2016 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 80
Is scientific hype replacing scientific evidence?
Many endodontists have devoted a great amount of valuable time to endodontic instrumentation research using scientific evidence in an attempt to convey useful information for the advancement of endodontics. Scientific evidence relies on comprehensive data and it is crucial for researchers to...Read More
Posted 9/16/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 70
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The Efficient and Productive Endodontic Practice: Dr. JohnT.McSpadden If you save a penny and double it every day, it only takes 27 days to become a millionaire. We are familiar with the power of compound returns but sometimes the power of accumulative returns escapes us, particularly in our...Read More
Posted 8/10/2015 by Dr Barry H Korzen in The Endo Academy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 89
CHOOSING THE CORRECT INSTRUMENTATION TECHNIQUE
Choosing the correct instrumentation technique for any given clinical situation is a function of both the canal anatomy and the behavioral characteristics of the files being used. As clinicians, we are concerned about an instrument’s ability to shape the canal in as an ideal fashion as...Read More
Posted 8/6/2015 by Dr Barry H Korzen in The Endo Academy   |  Comments: 1  |   Views: 82
INSTRUMENT DESIGN & TECHNIQUE – A Match Made in Heaven by Dr. Barry H. Korzen
It has been well documented that the use of nickel titanium rotary instrumentation has surpassed the use of stainless steel hand files both in the numbers of practitioners using this technique and the percentage of time they use rotary vs. hand files. Read More
Posted 8/5/2015 by Dr Barry H Korzen in The Endo Academy   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 167
GLIDE PATH PREPARATION in ENDODONTICS by Dr Barry H Korzen
Establishing a proper Glide Path to ensure an unimpeded progression of all instruments from the coronal orifice to the apical constriction is one of the most important steps, on the way to endodontic treatment success. With some cases, once proper access has been created, all that is necessary...Read More
Posted 6/17/2015 by Howard Goldstein in Dentaltown Learning Online   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 122
Dentaltown Learning Online..."Reciprocation - An Optimal New Paradigm in Root Canal Preparation" By Gianluca Plotino DDS, PhD; Nicola Maria Grande DDS, PhD; Prof Gianluca Gambarini, MD, DDS
Dentaltown Learning Online has now released an new course in Endodontics.......Reciprocation - An Optimal New Paradigm in Root Canal Preparation by Gianluca Plotino DDS, PhD; Nicola Maria Grande DDS, PhD; Prof Gianluca Gambarini, MD, DDS. This CE course can be found here.... ? Even...Read More
Posted 5/22/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 98
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then what's that worth?
Most of the time x-rays of tortuous canals are used to demonstrate the capabilities of a file. This begs the question: exactly how much information do we get from an x-ray. Dr. HB Johnson, one of the pioneers of endodontics and the man who coined the term endodontics, is the person that...Read More
Posted 3/12/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 76
On Communication and Collaboration for Advancing Endodontic File Design
While the overwhelming majority of comments we receive regarding our research and innovations is very positive and complementary, publishing our and claiming unbiased objectivity opens us up to criticism and scrutiny. We expect and welcome such skepticism as it inspires discussion and informs...Read More
Posted 2/26/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 73
Stacking the Deck : A response to questions about our selection of testing protocols
Recently, we received feedback regarding our methodology for creating protocols for evaluating endo file performance on our , a computer controlled clinical simulator. As always, we encourage your participation in our discussions and we felt others might benefit from including these comments in...Read More
Posted 1/21/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 136
Sample Selection: How we select files for evaluation on the Endo File Evaluator
In any scientific study that intends to make inferences about an entire production of endodontic files its primary objective, the sample size is a very important feature for having sufficient statistical power. In estimating unknown parameters larger sample sizes generally results in greater...Read More
Posted 1/5/2015 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 76
The Emperor’s Clothes; Making the Invisible Visible
The ability to provide unparalleled critical information about teeth and their surrounding tissues has been transformed with the development of 3-D imaging systems such as Cone Beam Computed Tomography. Our knowledge is no longer limited to conventional intra-oral radiographs that represent a...Read More
Posted 12/9/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 119
NiTi Endo 101: understanding terminology of nickel titanium endodontic files
Image contributed by Matthew Brock DDS - Southeastern Endodontics The success of using instruments while preventing failure depends on how the material, design and technique relate to the forces exerted on the instruments. To how the file reacts to applied forces,...Read More
Posted 11/24/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 108
Why different endo files have a different "feel"
The One Endo file's cutting edge extends through its tip allowing it to cut very efficiently. This efficiency, however, may be perceived as having an "aggressive feel". Endodontic files basically have three functions: forming a dentinal chip,...Read More
Posted 11/17/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 143
Does the quality of manufacturing make much difference for endo files?
SEM courtesy Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine Before different types of files are studied, it should be stressed that the quality of manufacturing is the most basic consideration for determining the success or failure of endodontic files...Read More
Posted 11/10/2014 by John McSpadden in EndoPhile   |  Comments: 0  |   Views: 270
Steps of Endodontic Instrumentation Technique
Many endodontists have spent a great deal of time deciding on the file sequence that serves them best and would prefer not to have to learn a new technique. For those, we would recommend no technique change since the One Endo file was designed to give better results with any technique simply by...Read More

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