202002oct8:15 am5:00 pmPredictable and Easy Root Canal Instrumentation and Filling TechniquesFacilitated by Professor Paul Abbott8:15 am - 5:00 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeUWA Dental School Event Organized By: Australian Dental Association Western Australia Discipline:EndodonticsFormat:Hands-on
Course Outline: This course comprises lectures, demonstrations and hands-on components. Clinical endodontic procedures can be technically difficult at times. However, with a good understanding of the technical procedures, it is
This course comprises lectures, demonstrations and hands-on components.
Clinical endodontic procedures can be technically difficult at times. However, with a good understanding of the technical procedures, it is possible for general dental practitioners to perform root canal treatment on the majority of teeth.
As part of understanding the technical procedures, it is essential to also know and understand the various instruments and materials that are used. There are many, many choices of instruments, materials and techniques, so it can be confusing and difficult to decide what to use. The first secret is to keep things simple and choose a “package deal” – that is, choose instruments that match the materials and the technique.
This course will outline simple techniques for the major stages of root canal treatment – starting with initial canal negotiation, followed by working length determination, canal preparation and root canal filling techniques. Participants will then be able to practise these techniques by doing the hands-on practical exercises on extracted teeth.
The main objective of this course is to prepare general practitioners for an immediate improvement in their technical skills and ability to perform root canal treatment.
Speakers for this event
Professor Paul Abbott
Professor Paul Abbott
Professor Paul Abbott is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia. He is a Specialist Endodontist and works in private practice on a part-time basis. Prior to taking a full-time University position in 2002, he spent 17 years in private specialist practice in Perth and Melbourne.He has lectured extensively in 42 countries, has published 138 articles in refereed journals and 21 textbook chapters. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Dental Traumatology and serves on Editorial Boards and Scientific Review Panels of 15 international journals.He has received many awards for his teaching including the University of Western Australia’s Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2004 and 2015, plus a Commendation for Lifetime Achievement from the The WA Clinical Training Network Team in 2015. He was also appointed Officer of the Order of Australia in 2015.
Australian Dental Association Western AustraliaIn Western Australia, ADAWA is regarded as the recognised voice of dentistry. With around 92% of registered dentists and dental specialists across the private and public sectors as members, the Association provides a most effective representative body. ADAWA strives to promote the art and science of dentistry, to represent the profession and to provide services which promote the highest level of oral health in the community.[email protected] ADA House, 54-58 Havelock Street, West Perth, WA 6005
(Friday) 8:15 am - 5:00 pm AEST(GMT+11:00) View in my time
$836 – $1254