august, 2020

202007aug(aug 7)9:00 am08(aug 8)4:30 pmWorkshop in Advanced EndodonticsFacilitated BY Dr Shalin Desai9:00 am - 4:30 pm (8) AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my timeCentre for Professional Development 1 Event Organized By: ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development Discipline:EndodonticsFormat:Hands-on

Workshop in Advanced Endodontics

Event Details

Hands-on workshop for challenging endodontic cases

This is a two-day advanced module in Endodontics designed for general dentists to gain confidence in performing simple endodontic treatments and to move a step forward towards moderately challenging cases.
The course is primarily a hands-on workshop for practising modern techniques of access preparation, locating canals, shaping of the root canal system as well as root canal filling. The participants will gain ample practice on extracted teeth using high magnification devices and CBCT scans with a view to gradual and smooth transition slowly translating into their clinical practice.

The workshop involves step-by-step demonstration of procedures followed by a hands-on workshop on extracted teeth.

Learning Objectives

• Diagnosis and case selection
• Locating root canals – including difficult to locate orifices (MB2 – maxillary molars, second Distal – mandibular molars, Lingual – Mandibular incisors) – basic science, clinical applications and hands-on workshop
• Negotiating and shaping mild to moderately curved root canals – advanced tools and techniques and hands-on workshop
• Identifying and avoiding potential complications during root canal shaping
• CBCT – reading and interpreting scans of various case scenarios, clinical applications during hands-on session on extracted teeth
• Various uses of ultrasonic endodontic tools during hands-on session
• Root canal fillings – modern concepts and materials for hands-on practice
• Pain control in Endodontics – Analgesics and Anaesthesia
• Endodontic treatment prognosis – to keep or not to keep?
• Over 6 hours of hands-on experience​


Speakers for this event

  • Dr Shalin Desai

    Dr Shalin Desai


    Dr Shalin Desai graduated with Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) from the University of Otago in 2009. Prior to specialisation, Shalin spent considerable time practicing general dentistry in the public and private sectors in Sydney. Since returning to Sydney, he has been in his own specialist practices in Norwest and Hornsby, as well as working part time as clinical educator for final year dental students at Westmead dental hospital.

    Shalin has published scientific papers in national and international journals, and his doctoral thesis on endodontic immunology was presented at European endodontic society’s biannual meeting at Edinburgh. Shalin is actively involved in endodontic teaching and has enjoyed presentations and hands-on courses at study club meetings and local dentist groups



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7 (Friday) 9:00 am - 8 (Saturday) 4:30 pm AEST(GMT+10:00) View in my time

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Member Price: Dentists – $1,970.00, Non-Member Price: Non-Members – $2,364.00

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