Clinical

Endodontic Top 10 Tips

Contributes 30 minutes to your CPD

£12.99

(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course reviews key areas of endodontics, providing clinical guidance on each step of the process of the examination, diagnosis and provision of non-surgical root canal treatment.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident. 

Aims:

 This course aims to update the dental team on current endodontic practice.

Objectives:

Learners will be able to:

  • Utilise radiographs to diagnose complex endodontic problems
  • Isolate teeth using a rubber dam
  • Locate root canals effectively
  • Establish a working length using an electronic apex locator
  • Use rotary guide path files
  • Utilise appropriate materials for obturation of root canals
  • Prescribe an appropriate definitive restoration after root treatment

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • When to use 2d or 3d imaging techniques to diagnose endodontic problems
  • The advantages of magnification in endodontics
  • The benefits of rubber dam isolation
  • The importance of good apical control of shaping and preparation
  • The benefits of creating an effective guide path for rotary files
  • The differences between a variety of obturation systems
  • The relative importance of root canal treatment and the long term restoration of teeth