2017 Catalog: All Courses
DD0001: Endodontic Cleaning and Shaping
This course is an E-Learning course that is divided into two parts covering the chemo and the mechanical aspects of endodontic cleaning and shaping. Part 1 covers the selection and use of chemotherapeutic agents in endodontics. Part 2 covers the proper use of conventional stainless steel hand files and nickel titanium rotary files. The hand filing section explains and demonstrates crown down technique, step back technique, negotiating narrow canals, as well as blocked and ledged canals. The rotary section covers basic principles of all rotary files and the detailed use of the analytic K3 nickel titanium file system.
This course is delivered online and includes interactive activities, lecture, and video demonstrations.
Course developed July, 2007; reviewed and updated August, 2010
After review of this DVD and completion of the post-test the clinician will be able to:
1. Describe the principles and advantages of an ideal tapered endodontic preparation.
2. Perform a Crown Down Step Back endodontic preparation using Gates-Glidden burs, orifice shapers and standard hand files.
3. Negotiate a blocked and ledged canal.
4. Negotiate a narrow “calcified” canal.
5. Explain the basic similarities and differences between the main types of rotary file systems.
6. State the logic behind a crown down preparation using both hand and rotary files.
7. Demonstrate using the K3 rotary file system and how to safely and properly use it.
8. Apply various chemo agents used in endodontics and explain their safe and proper usage.
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.
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This course may contain an audio portion or soundtrack. Please turn on your speakers or use headphones.
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.