The relationship between endodontics and restoration is explored in two continuing education (CE) articles presented in this special Compendium eBook. The first article explains the importance of obtaining a pulpal and periradicular diagnosis before restorative treatment. The second discusses factors involved in restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Download to earn 4 FREE CEU now!
CE 1: The Importance of Obtaining a Pulpal and Periradicular Diagnosis Prior to Restorative Treatment
James Bahcall, DMD, MS; Seema Ashrafi, DDS, MS; and Qian Xie, DDS, PhD
The first CE article explains why maintaining dental pulp vitality should be among the clinical goals of any restorative treatment. It identifies five objective clinical tests to perform for a pretreatment pulpal and periradicular diagnosis and provides an overview of current terminologies used for such a diagnosis. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC
CE 2: Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth
Paul R. Chalifoux, DDS
The second CE article reviews the restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Restorative situations, restoration design, component selection, and component interfaces are analyzed. Forces of the oral environment and their application on restored teeth are reviewed. The article also explores the interaction of forces on restorative components and their interfaces. Specific cases are presented. Credits: 2 Self-Study CEU Cost: $0 Provider: AEGIS Publications, LLC