Rooted in Excellence: Mastering the Art and Science of Endodontics
Full-Day Hands-On Experience
7 CE Hours
Date: June 21, 2024
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: 925 W Georgia, Vancouver
Inclusive of materials, breakfast, lunch, coffee breaks, and CE Credits.
This comprehensive course explores ground-breaking concepts and outlines the essential skills needed to master the art of endodontics, empowering participants with the expertise and confidence to deliver optimal dental care. The course emphasizes the innovative "apex last" approach, showcasing the application of heat-treated controlled memory nickel-titanium instrumentation using the WaveOneTM Gold Reciprocating NiTi System. The intricacies of Glide Path creation will be explored, emphasizing its significance as a pre-emptive measure to establish a secure pathway to the root canal apex.
Further, the course covers predictable irrigation protocols utilizing Passive Sonic Irrigation, along with the vertical condensation of thermo-softened gutta-percha through The Continuous Wave of vertical condensation and Gutta CoreTM Thermosoftened Carriers.
These techniques are pivotal for achieving optimal outcomes in endodontic procedures.
Join us for an enriching journey towards mastering advanced endodontic practices and elevating your clinical capabilities.
Key Learning Objectives:
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Explore innovative concepts that contribute to long-lasting success in endodontic treatment, ensuring patient satisfaction throughout a lifetime.
Assess the key criteria that define a successful endodontic procedure, developing a comprehensive understanding of the factors contributing to treatment efficacy.
Demonstrate accuracy in locating the apical terminus, incorporating troubleshooting tips for apex locators to enhance precision in endodontic procedures.
Master the creation of predictable Glide Paths using efficient Orifice Openers and WaveOneTM Gold Glider laying the foundation for successful canal shaping.
Utilize WaveOneTM Gold and reciprocating technology to shape the root canal space safely and efficiently, incorporating advanced techniques for optimal results.
Demonstrate cutting-edge Irrigation Protocols to effectively remove the smear layer and biofilm, employing state-of-the-art techniques for enhanced root canal cleanliness.
Gain proficiency in obturating the root canal system in three dimensions, employing the continuous wave of condensation and Gutta CoreTM thermosoftened carriers to capture natural anatomy and ensure comprehensive sealing.
Dr. Gary Glassman
Specialist in Endodontics
Dr. Gary Glassman graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in 1984 and was awarded the James B. Willmott Scholarship, the Mosby Scholarship, and the George Hare Endodontic Scholarship for proficiency in Endodontics. A graduate of the Endodontology Program at Temple University in 1987, he received the Louis I. Grossman Study Club Award for academic and clinical proficiency in Endodontics.
The author of numerous publications, Dr. Glassman lectures globally on endodontics and is on staff at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry in the Graduate Department of Endodontics. As an Adjunct Professor of Dentistry and Director of Endodontic Programming from 2010 to 2017, Gary helped develop the dental school curriculum for the Oral Health Science program at the University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica.
Gary is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, an Endodontic Editor for Oral Health dental journal, an Editorial Advisory Board for Inside Dentistry, a Faculty Chair for DC Institute, and the Chief Dental Officer for dentalcorp Canada.
He maintains a private practice, Endodontic Specialists in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The BC Dental Study Club will continue to host and coordinate sessions that add practical value to our dental community. We are committed to uncompromising quality, and doing what we can to bring world-class education and training to British Columbia.
BC Dental Study Club
Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.
Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.
10/1/2023 to 9/30/2025. Provider ID# 421354