CLINICAL ENDODONTICS CERTIFICATE & DIPLOMA PROGRAMME

MODULE 2 ENDO

Aetiology and Diagnosis of Endodontic Disease

Programme outline: Microbiology of endodontic disease and its relationship with the host immune response.

Hands-on: Rotary NiTi and thermoplastic obturation techniques.

DAY 1

Aims

To understand the role micro-organisms in the development of pulpal and periapical disease; to understand biofilms and the roles of synergism and antagonism in biofilm survival. Be able to understand the advantages and disadvantages of radiographic and electronic methods of length determination.

Objectives

Students will be able to evaluate the types and roles of individual micro-organisms in stimulating endodontic disease, be able to relate histological pulp changes to clinical signs and symptoms; be able to utilize radiographic and electronic methodologies of length determination.

Agenda

08:30 – 11:00
Endodontic Microbiology and Biofilm Development
Prof. James Prichard
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Periapical Pathology
Prof. James Prichard
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch        

14:00 – 16:00
Pulp Reaction to Caries
Prof. James Prichard
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break

16:30 – 18:00
Apex Location and Length Determination
Prof. James Prichard

DAY 2

Aims

To understand the reasons and presentation of dental pain. To understand the treatment and management of endodontic emergencies. To understand the delivery and types of anaesthetic techniques in endodontics. Be able to understand their role within Professional Standards of Care when providing endodontic treatment.

Objectives

 Students will be able to evaluate and diagnose odontogenic pain. Be able to appropriately manage the analgesic and anaesthetic requirements of endodontic emergencies. Be able to apply appropriate delivery methods of the correct type of local anaesthetic. To be able to provide informed consent based on in-depth clinical and radiographic examination and accurate diagnosis.

Agenda

08:30 – 11:00
Dental Emergencies, Pain Management, and Local Anaesthesia
Prof. James Prichard
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break    

11:30 – 13:00
Examination, Diagnosis and Consent
Prof. James Prichard
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch        

14:00 – 15:30
CASP Critical Reading Exercise
Prof. James Prichard
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 – 18:00
CASP Critical Reading Exercise
Prof. James Prichard

DAY 3

Aims

To increase understanding of and implementation of contemporaneous preparation and obturation techniques in an attempt to achieve a 3-dimensional treatment of complex root canal spaces.

Objectives

Students will be able to safely and accurately prepare and obturate artificial root canals in plastic blocks and 3-d printed teeth. And be able to understand, visualize and analyze the limitations of current treatment modalities.

Agenda

08:30 – 11:00
Protaper Next Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break  

11:30 – 13:00
Protaper Next Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch        

14:00 – 15:30
Thermafil Obturation Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30
Guttacore Obturation Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard

DAY 4

Aims

To increase understanding of and implementation of contemporaneous preparation and obturation techniques in an attempt to achieve a 3-dimensional treatment of complex root canal spaces.

Objectives

Students will be able to safely and accurately prepare and obturate artificial root canals in plastic blocks and 3-d printed teeth. And be able to understand, visualize and analyze the limitations of current treatment modalities.

Agenda

08:30 – 11:00
Wave One Gold Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00
Wave One Gold Hands-on Training
Prof. James Prichard
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch

14:00 – 15:30
Case Discussions
Prof. James Prichard
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break      

16:00 – 17:30
Case Discussions
Prof. James Prichard


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