Avulsion: Current Protocols and Emerging Concepts for the Near Future
Avulsions is considered to be one of the most severe and complex dental injuries with regards to treatment and long-term prognosis. The extra-alveolar dry period and storage medium in which a tooth is kept prior to replantation remain critical factors affecting the survival and repair potential of the periodontal ligament in avulsed teeth. When replantation is not immediate, replacement root resorption (RRR) and ankylosis is the most common complication. This lecture will discuss the recently published guidelines and present emerging approaches for the treatment of avulsed teeth with long extra-alveolar dry time.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Discuss avulsion injuries and its complications in growing patients.
- Explain the new published protocols and strategies for avulsed teeth
- Describe new concepts for rehabilitation and regeneration of injured tissues.
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Nestor Cohenca, D.D.S., F.I.A.D.T.
Dr. Nestor Cohenca completed the endodontic program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem cum laude and received the Best Graduate Student Award. He then served 11 years on faculty at the school while maintaining a private practice limited to endodontics. Dr. Cohenca joined the University of Washington and served as tenured professor of endodontics and pediatric dentistry from 2005-2014. Currently he serves as professor and director of endodontics and the Multidisciplinary Traumatology Unit at Seattle Children’s Hospital and maintains a private practice limited to endodontics in Kirkland, Wash. He is a Diplomate of the Israel Board of Endodontics and the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Cohenca is a Fellow and past-president of the International Association of Dental Traumatology and received an honorary membership to Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. He has published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles, 10 chapters and a book. Dr. Cohenca provided more than 250 lectures around the world and is well known as one of the experts in dental traumatology, endo-pedo-related topics, vital pulp therapy, CBCT and root canal disinfection.
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