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DE0962: Crowns Versus Cusp Protected Restorations for Endodontically Treated Posterior Teeth

Date: 8/06/2024 - 8/06/2024
Course Status: Available
Facility: South East Alaska Regional Health Consortium [SEARHC]
Location: Juneau, AK
Instructor: Bridget DeYoung
Director: Bridget DeYoung
Level: Review
Audience: Assistants, Dentists, DHA, Hygienists, Support Staff
Quota: 1 - 30 students
Tuition: $0.00
Hours: 1.50 (Total CDE); 1.50 (DANB Non-Clinical); 1.50 (AGD - 250)
Joint Sponsorship: No
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This presentation will describe the indications for cusp protected restorations versus crowns on endodontically treated posterior teeth to aid the clinician in the treatment planning process. The advantages and disadvantages to using a cusp protected restoration versus a crown will be discussed as well as material selection and preparation design. Current and classic literature regarding this topic will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the indications for a cusp protected restoration versus a full coverage crown.
2. Discuss material selection and preparation design for cusp protected restoration.
3. Review current and classic literature regarding cusp protected restorations.

Speaker / Presenter:

Bridget DeYoung — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at

The speaker has no conflicts of interest to report.

Disclosure Policy:

It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.

None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at



Tuition Payment Information:


Tuition Policy:

Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.