Day 1. International Update in endodontics by Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci.
Endodontic re-treatments in implant era. Interactiv discussion on treatment plan
Endodontic failures: who is responsible? The dentist, the patient or may be both?
Causes of endodontic failures
The role of the dental assistant to perform a “four hands” Endodontic treatment
Detailed analysis of the several steps of the endodontic therapy, from the access cavity to the three-dimensional obturation
The importance of a correct working length: short, long or just right?
What do we have today to have predictable outcomes and long term success in Endodontics?
The advantages of using magnifications.
The new biocompatible materials.
The applications of ultrasonics in Endodontics.
The use of NiTi instruments of the latest generations.
The use of CBCT in endodontics: are we still “interpreting” the radiographs or can we just “visualize” the disease?
Demonstration of the use of NiTi instruments of the last generation.
Day 2. International Update in endodontics by Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci.
Endodontic surgery or Micro-Surgical Endodontics?
The use of the microscope in periapical surgery and working positions
Indications and contraindications for the surgical procedure
How to take care of important anatomical structures: Inferior Alveolar Nerve, Mental Nerve, Greater Palatine Artery, Maxillary Sinus
Anesthesia and control of the bleeding
Management of soft tissues: flap design, incision, retraction of the flap
The use of ultrasonics for the root end preparation
New materials for the root end obturation
Suture and the early removal of the suture
Projection of videos of surgical procedures performed in different quadrants
Demonstration on real teeth mounted on a resin manikin