In this 3 part series, recorded at Dentsply Headquarters in Surrey, Dr. Omar Ikram details dealing with difficult endodontic cases, improving knowledge of instrumentation techniques and gives a hands-on demonstration of preparation, using plastic blocks. 

Endodontics: Taking the corners and avoiding the bumps. Part 1 - Dr. Omar Ikram

Aims and objectives:

  • Develop an understanding of the tools which make difficult root canal treatments more predictable
  • Learn simple tips to help treat more difficult cases
  • Improve knowledge and instrumentation techniques
  • Gain an understanding of the basic and advanced concepts of the ProTaper next system
  • How to remove a post - some tips on this technique
  • How to remove an old GP - the braiding technique
  • Tooth restoration after access
  • Restoring teeth after endo. SDR system
  • Location of calcified canals
  • Cracked tooth syndrome

Endodontics: Taking the corners and avoiding the bumps. Part 2 - Dr. Omar Ikram

Aims and objectives:

  • Glide path and tips on using the ProGlider file
  • Instructions and tips on using the ProTaper next system
  • Comparing the ProTaper Universal and ProTaper Next system
  • Tips on using the ProTaper next system and the X Smart Motor

Endodontics: Taking the corners and avoiding the bumps. Part 3 - Dr. Omar Ikram

Aims and objectives:

  • Understand preps through a demonstration on plastic blocks
  • Understand how rotary instrumentation and ProTaper Next works

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