This special Compendium eBook presents two articles on topics in endodontics. The first article, a continuing education course with a quiz for 2 credits, examines various steps of endodontic treatment and how, from a restorative standpoint, treatment can be improved for better long-term predictability. The second article provides an analysis from a study of products used in canal irrigation. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Restorative-driven Endodontics: Improving Treatment Predictability and Long-term Success Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD
This article reminds the reader that in endodontic treatment, it is important to keep restoration in mind. When a patient presents with pain of endodontic origin or apical pathology diagnosis should include an evaluation to determine whether the tooth in question can be restored predictably. This article also describes the use of various instrumentation and irrigation for thoroughly clearing the root canal system.
Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
STUDY ANALYSIS: Smear Layer Removal Efficacy Using EndoActivator and EndoUltra Activation Systems: An Ex Vivo SEM Analysis Priyatam Karade, MDS; Alexander Johnson, BS, MS; John Baeten, BS, MS; Rutuja Chopade, MDS; and Upendra Hoshing, MDS
This article takes an in-depth look at the ultimate goal of endodontic treatment in eradicating pathogenic microbes from the canal system to prevent reinfection.