This Compendium eBook offers a continuing education (CE) article that examines the most recent guidelines of the American Association of Endodontists and the American Dental Association regarding the prescription of antibiotics, and outlines the best choices for antibiotic treatment for both penicillin-allergic as well non–penicillin-allergic endodontic patients. Also included in this eBook is a case study on successful post seating in the restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Download to earn 2 FREE CEU now!
CE: Management of Endodontic Infections: Prescribing Guidelines and the Risks of Clindamycin Abigail Baldwin, DMD candidate; Brooke Blicher, DMD; Jarshen Lin, DDS; and Rebekah Lucier Pryles, DMD
Historically the first-line antibiotic prescribed for penicillin-allergic patients with endodontic infections, clindamycin has been assigned a black box warning from the FDA as a result of reports of an increased likelihood for Clostridium difficile infection associated with its use. The purpose of this article is to discuss the risks of clindamycin outlined in recent studies and review the current literature-based prescribing guidelines in order to aid clinicians in making optimal treatment decisions for their patients. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost:$0 Provider:AEGIS Publications, LLC
A Post System for Use in the Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth: A Case Report Thomas K. Broering, DDS
This article presents a case study illustrating the use of a prefabricated post system that utilizes a multi-tiered, threaded parallel post designed specifically for restorations with inadequate coronal dentin.