Post-Endodontic-Treatment: Should We Place Posts, Do Crowns Or Just Composites And Onlays?
Hands-on course
04 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 18:00 Dubai, UAE Area of interest: General Dentistry

Course objectives

The participants will learn to:

  1. Understand the importance of proper planning and diagnostics when treating with endodontically treated teeth.
  2. Understand the vast improvements in material science and the treatment possibilities with glass fiber posts.
  3. Understand the biomechanics involved when teeth are prepared.
  4. Decide when to make a hybrid stump or place a post.
  5. Understand the importance of the ferrule effect.
  6. Indicate an endocrown and learn how to prepare it.

Agenda

09:00 - 10:30
Lecture:
  • Biological and scientific background
  • Tooth biomechanics
  • Materials and design for root posts
  • Build-ups, new improvements
  • Preparation design
  • Crowns, Onlays, endo-onlays, Richmond crowns, endo-crowns: Advantages and disadvantages
  • Ferrule effect. Is it a myth or is it really relevant?
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30
Clinical cases discussion: Interactive session
12:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Hands-On:
  • Preparation of the canal, selection, and cementation of a glass fiber post as a monoblock, build-up, preparation, impression, and temporization.
  • Cementation of a glass fiber post with a resin cement and build-up with bulk fill composites.
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30
Hands-on:
  • Preparation of an Endocrown and temporization.
17:30 - 18:00
Discussion and end of the program
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