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Assessing and Treating Calcified Canals course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session looks at the indications for treatment of calcified canals, the methods of avoiding treatment difficulties in calcified canals and treating these teeth successfully.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Assess the need for treatment of calcified canals
  • Describe the need for magnification and illumination, ultrasonics and straight line access in the treatment of calcified canals
  • List and describe the challenges involved with treatment

This session will examine the situations when the need for endodontic treatment of calcified canals is merited. It will highlight the difficulties involved in treating these canals and illustrate the benefit of using magnification, illumination, ultrasonics and straight line access in the treatment of these teeth.


PRM123
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have:

  • Completed e-Den session in Module 8 Restoration of Teeth/Endodontics/Principles of Calcified Canals (141-0377)
  • A practical appreciation of the difficulties involved in treating calcified canals
Instructors / Speakers
Paul McCabe,
Dentist

Paul graduated from University College Cork, Ireland, in 1987, and then spent four years in general practice in the UK. He completed an M.Sc in Restorative Dentistry at the University of Manchester in 1992. He set up his own dental practice with his wife, Lorna, in Oranmore, Co. Galway in 1993 with an interest in Restorative Dentistry. He completed the M.G.D.S., R.C.S.I. in 1997 and limited his practice in Oranmore to Endodontics in 2000. Having completed the M.Sc. D. in Endodontics from Cardiff in 2004, he was appointed an honorary lecturer to Cardiff University that same year and is still in that position. This involves lecturing to both undergraduate and postgraduate students on endodontic related topics.

Paul is a referee for the International Endodontic Journal since 2004 and is still active in that regard. He is on the GDC Specialist register in Endodontics, and is a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology. He has several publications in peer reviewed journals and has lectured widely in Ireland and the UK on endodontic related topics. He relocated his endodontic practice to a custom built unit in 2008, also in Oranmore, Co. Galway. In 2009, he was appointed the position of Assistant Editor of the International Endodontic Journal and is responsible for the Clinical section. He was also appointed as a tutor for the distance learning programme in postgraduate dental studies at Cardiff University.

Delivery
Title
Assessing and Treating Calcified Canals course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Reference
08_08_006
Access Duration (in months)
12
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