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Surgical Endodontics course for Dental Practice

Speciality Classification
Oral Health
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
eLearning for Healthcare
Endorsed By
Faculty of Dental Surgery

This session provides an overview of the endodontic surgical discipline. It also provides instruction on current evidence based best practice for the undertaking of apicectomy procedures. The rationales for the use of root resections and hemisections are also discussed and illustrated with cases.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Explain the endodontic surgical discipline
  • State the rationale for apicectomy procedures
  • Identify how to plan and undertake an apicectomy procedure

Although decompression may result in complete resolution of the lesion, subsequent apical surgery may also be required to enucleate residual lesion.


Entry Requirements / Prerequisites

Before commencing this session you should have knowledge of:

  • The biological principles of intraradicular infection and chronic apical periodontitis
  • The anatomy of the alveolar bone, periodontium and teeth, including root canals
Instructors / Speakers
Harpoonam Kalsi,
SpR Restorative Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital

Harpoonam qualified from King’s College London in 2006 and following this completed her vocational training in general practice. She then went on to complete SHO posts in Maxillofacial surgery at Northwick Park Hospital, and in Restorative dentistry at Guy’s.

Harpoonam is now within the final stages of SpR training at the Eastman Dental hospital and has been fortunate to be involved in the development of a number of courses aimed at General Practitioners, which she hopes to continue with in the future.

Graeme Bryce,
StR Restorative Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital, Specialist in Endodontics

Graeme qualified from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 2000 and joined the Royal Navy Dental Service as a Dental Officer. In 2006 he undertook an MSc in Endodontics at the Eastman Dental Hospital and subsequently obtained MEndoRCS and MRD RCPSG qualifications.

In 2012, Graeme was accepted onto the Specialist List for Endodontics. He has taught aspects of Endodontics at GDP and post-graduate level, in addition to publishing scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. Graeme is currently employed as an StR in Restorative Dentistry at the Eastman Dental Hospital.

Surgical Endodontics course for Dental Practice
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dental, -- DENTAL --
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
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