Endodontic Treatment of Geriatric Patients

Date(s)
Oct. 22, 2020 at 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Manor Haas, DDS, MSc, FRCD(C)
Subject:
750 - Special Patient Care
Credits: 1.5
Thursday, Oct. 22: 7:30–9 p.m. CDT
Audience: Dentists, Dental Staff
Fee: Members: $75; Member Staff: $75; Students: $37.50; Non-Members: $125

Description

This webinar is tailored for both novice and experienced dentists who want to know how to better, more safely and efficiently provide endodontic treatment for geriatric patients. Many tips and tricks will be discussed, along with medical and dental considerations specific to older patients. These topics will include locating and managing calcified canals, treatment planning, pre- and posttreatment medications, and restoration of endodontically treated teeth in elderly patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to instrument, medicate, obturate and restore teeth with calcified and curved canals (including second mesiobuccal canals), along with prevention and management of endodontic complications.
  • Learn about pre- and posttreatment medication protocols (antibiotics and analgesics) and drug interactions in older patients.
  • Learn clinical tips for treating patients with physical limitations, including limited mouth-opening, seating difficulties and compromised medical histories.
  • Understand how to pulp-test calcified and heavily restored teeth and when to treat endodontically versus when to treat, extract and replace.

Speaker Bio

Manor Haas, DDS, Cert. Endo., MSc, FRCD(C), is a certified endodontist who is extensively involved in providing CE to both general dentists and specialists. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and is on staff at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry and the Hospital for Sick Children. He maintains a full-time private practice limited to endodontics and microsurgery in Toronto. Haas is a regular contributor to dental magazines and blogs. He has no financial or proprietary interests in any dental product or company to disclose.

 

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