Bio-Minimalism: Trends and Transitions in Endodontics

Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. Kenneth Serota, Bio-Minimalism: Trends and Transitions in Endodontics
Speaker: Dr. Martin Trope and Dr. Kenneth Serota
Category: Endodontics
CE Credits: 1.5
Format: PDF
This article is an overview of the essentials that accept that the endorestorative continuum is not a concept. Rather, it is a de facto treatment approach. “Clean, shape and pack,” with hindsight, sho...more
  • 1.0 (1 Review)
  • Released: 4/1/2016
  • Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
  • Review Date: 6/30/2022
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Synopsis:
This article is an overview of the essentials that accept that the endorestorative continuum is not a concept. Rather, it is a de facto treatment approach. “Clean, shape and pack,” with hindsight, should have been “shape, clean and pack”—but even that was a somewhat simplistic approach. Debridement, disinfection and microstructural replication due to the introduction of adaptive bioceramic technologies for root filling are increasingly being recognized as the standard for optimal endodontic therapy.

Educational Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • To have a better understanding of the dynamic changes in mainstream endodontic instrumentation.
  • To have a better understanding of latest and most advanced obturation techniques.
  • To understand the synergism between the endodontic and restorative continuum of tooth rehabilitation.
  • To dispel the myths of past “concepts” and evaluate the shifts in treatment protocols with better evidentiary understanding.
Description of Speaker:
Dr. Martin Trope served as the chair of endodontology at Temple University, School of Dentistry, and is currently clinical professor in the department of endodontics at the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1993, he accepted the J.B. Freedland professorship in the department of endodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry. Trope has been director of the American Board of Endodontics; editor-in-chief of both Dental Traumatology and Endodontic Topics; a member of the editorial board of Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology; a member of the advisory board of Esthetic Dentistry; and has received The Louis I. Grossman Award for publication of significant research.

Dr. Kenneth Serota received his certificate in endodontics and master of medical sciences degree in nuclear medicine from the Harvard-Forsyth Dental Center in Boston. In 1981, he was the recipient of the American Association of Endodontics Memorial Research Award for his work in nuclear-medicine screening procedures related to dental pathology. Active in online education since 1998, he is the founder of the online endodontic forum ROOTS, the Facebook forums NEXUS and Dental Divas Global. He is currently global clinical director for Dentaltown.


Disclosure:
The speakers declare that neither them nor any member of their families have a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program. They do declare that they have a financial interest in teaching endodontics to dentists.

CE Reviews

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1.0  (1 Review)
 
Yaaaaawwwwwnnnnnn! Not worth the bandwidth.
rickweimar
User: rickweimar
Date: 4/30/2020
Did not present material as listed. It wouldn't make a throw way journal.
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