A “3D” Approach for Treating Acute Pain (Winter 2015) and Treatment Planning: Retention of the Natural Dentition and the Replacement of Missing Teeth (Spring 2015)

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A “3D” Approach for Treating Acute Pain Overview

Author: Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D

This issue outlines an effective strategy for pain management based on diagnosis, treatment and medication.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe a three step approach for evaluating and treating acute pain emergency patients.
  • Describe the differential diagnostic considerations for patients reporting a dental pain.
  • Describe the roles of dental treatment and drugs in managing acute dental pain emergency patients.

Treatment Planning: Retention of the Natural Dentition and the Replacement of Missing Teeth Overview

Author: Scott L. Doyle, D.D.S., M.S.

This issue reviews treatment options for the retention of the natural dentition and the replacement of missing teeth.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the reported survival rates of initial nonsurgical root canal treatment, retreatment and microsurgery. 
  • Compare these rates to those reported for single-tooth implants.
  • List factors that influence the decision-making process when treatment planning for endodontic treatment and single-tooth implants.
  • Discuss the importance of interdisciplinary consultation between general dentists and specialists.


Total credit hours for both articles: 1.0 CE hour

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Kenneth Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Ken Hargreaves received his DDS from Georgetown University, his PhD in physiology from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD, and his certificate in Endodontics from the University of Minnesota. Ken spent 5 years at the Pain Clinic of the NIDCR and 7 years as an associate professor of Endodontics and Pharmacology at the University of Minnesota. He joined the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1997, as professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics and is cross-appointed as professor in the Departments of Pharmacology, Physiology and Surgery in the Medical School. He maintains a private practice limited to endodontics and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontists. Ken has received an NIH MERIT Award for research, two IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards, the ADA Gold Medal for Research and the Louis I. Grossman Award from the AAE. He has published more than 190 articles and, with Harold Goodis and Frank Tay, co-edited the 2nd edition Seltzer and Bender’s Dental Pulp, and, with Lou Berman, co-edited the 11th edition of Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp. Ken also serves as editor of the Journal of Endodontics.

Scott L. Doyle, D.D.S., M.S.

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Dr. Scott L. Doyle received his B.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995 and his D.D.S. from the University of Minnesota in 1999. He served in the United States Air Force for 7 years, including an Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency. Dr. Doyle obtained both his M.S. and Certificate in Endodontics from the University of Minnesota in 2004. He currently practices with Metropolitan Endodontics and serves as an Associate Clinical Professor for the Division of Endodontics at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Doyle is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He is a Past President of the Minnesota Association of Endodontists and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Doyle has authored multiple articles in scientific journals, as well as a textbook chapter on “The Endodontic Applications of CBCT.”

Kenneth M. Hargreaves, D.D.S., Ph.D

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Scott L. Doyle, D.D.S., M.S.

No financial relationships disclosed should read, "I declare that I have no proprietary, financial, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course, and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith, that will be discussed or considered during the proposed presentation."