Module III. Root Canal Retreatment and Treatment of complicated Cases in Endodontics by Dr. Andrea Polesel, Dr. Denise Pontoriero and Dr. Roula Abiad

Module III - First day: morning

  • Retreatment decisions and treatment planning in endodontics
  • Removal crowns and bridges
  • Removal of prefabricated metallic and fiber posts, and casted post and core
  • Solvents and removal of obturation materials: paste, gutta-percha, resin..
  • Removal of posts, silver points and broken instruments
  • Managing ledge, block and calcification
  • Reshaping root canal with manual and rotary instruments

Module III - First day: afternoon. Hands-on

  • Disassembly
  • Removal of cast and screw posts
  • Removal of fiber posts

Module III - Second day: morning

  • Root perforations: Prevention and repair with MTA
  • Endodontic treatment of teeth with large and open apices
  • MTA: Properties and operative techniques

Module III - Second day: afternoon. Hands-on

  • Removal of obturation materials
  • Perforation repair
  • Sealing of open apices

Module III – Third day: all day. Hands-on

  • Retreatment of the root canal system using rotary instruments