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Endodontic diagnosis depends, in part, on radiographic assessment. Endodontic treatment is guided by radiographic images. Intraoral and panoramic radiography have the limitation of providing two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional anatomic structures. These technologies have been augmented by the introduction of limited field of view, high-resolution Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). The advent of CBCT has made it possible to visualize the dentition, the maxillofacial skeleton, and the relationship of anatomic structures in three dimensions. CBCT allows three-dimensional assessment of odontogenic and non-odontogenic lesions, root and canal morphology as well as root and alveolar fractures and resorptive lesions. This aids in diagnosis and treatment planning for both non-surgical and surgical endodontic treatment.
This course is based on the Updated Joint Position Statement of the American Association of Endodontists and the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. It will provide scientifically based guidance to clinicians regarding the use of cone beam computed tomography in endodontic diagnosis and treatment.
This course is designed to teach and update dentists how to systematically review 3D CBCT data to maximize imaging diagnosis in endodontics. Lecture and cases will cover evidence-based practice techniques, focusing on advanced 3D navigation of small field of view, high resolution CBCT volumes.
Endodontic diagnosis and treatment can be challenging and complex—but those challenges can be overcome with knowledge, understanding and confidence.
- Justify the use of 3D imaging in endodontics,
- Be familiar with navigation of 3D volumes,
- Appreciate the use of CBCT in the assessment of root and canal morphology,
- Understand the use of CBCT in the detection and diagnosis of periapical lesions,
- Recognize the usefulness of CBCT in nonsurgical and surgical endodontic treatment planning,
- Understand diagnosis and detection of resorptive defects,
- Be aware of the benefits and limitations of CBCT for the detection of cracked teeth and vertical root fractures.
Howard Fogel, DMD, MS, FRCD(C), FICD, Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics.,
Dr. Howard Fogel graduated from the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry 1980. After 5 years of general practice in Winnipeg he attended the Oregon Health Sciences University where he received a Certificate in Endodontology 1987 and a Master of Science degree in 1988. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics (1990) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (1991). He was elected a Fellow of the International College of Dentists in 2018. He is a Past President of the Canadian Academy of Endodontics and was a part time instructor at U of M Faculty of Dentistry Section of Endodontics for 35 years.
This event is available online only. You will be emailed connection information prior to the event.
Registrants can receive a refund provided they give written notice no later than fourteen (14) days prior to the event. An administration fee will be retained to cover staff costs of processing refunds and other costs associated with cancellations.
The University of Manitoba reserves the right to cancel or postpone any educational program due to an insufficient number of registrations. The decision to cancel will normally be made at least fourteen (14) days prior to the program date. Each registrant will be notified by email and provided with a full refund of all registration costs. The University of Manitoba is not liable for any loss, damages or other expenses that such cancellations may cause, including, but not limited to, non-refundable airline fares, hotel penalties or lost income.
This course provides up to 3 hours of Continuing Dental Education (CDE) Credits.
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba. Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022. Provider ID# 214210 Subject code 070