Cracked and Fractured Teeth: Clinical and Research Perspectives

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CE Hours: 2

Course Description:

Fractured teeth, whether endodontically treated or not, are not an uncommon occurrence in clinical practice. As clinicians, it is imperative to recognize the clinical and radiographic parameters that may suggest a root fracture. 

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the clinical and radiograph entities that suggest a root fracture.
  • List the biomechanical response of intact and endodontically treated teeth to forces.
  • Explain the mechanisms and risk factors of cracked and fractured teeth.     

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2.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available
2.00 CE credits  |  Certificate available

Anil Kishen, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.

Dr. Anil Kishen BDS, MDS, Ph.D., received his clinical specialty training in Endodontics & Conservative Dentistry from the Madras Dental College, India. His Ph.D. is in the field of biomedical engineering from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. After his stint as assistant/associate professor at the National University of Singapore, he moved to the University of Toronto, where he is currently a full-professor in endodontics, graduate coordinator, raduate Education, and a principal investigator at the Dental Research Institute, University of Toronto. He currently serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Endodontics, BMC Microbiology and Clinical Oral Investigations, in addition to serving as an editorial board member for several international journals.

Dr. Kishen is a recipient of many awards and honors including the AAE Foundation-Denstply Research Excellence Award (2013), the Journal of Endodontics Publication Awards (2015, 2016, 2020), and the prestigious Louis I. Grossman Award (2020) from the AAE, which recognizes an author for cumulative publication of significant research studies that have made an extraordinary contribution to endodontology.

Dr. Kishen has published over 20 book chapters, and has edited three interdisciplinary textbooks. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal publications, and is a co-inventor in several patents/invention disclosures. 

Louis H. Berman, D.D.S., F.A.C.D.

Dr. Berman received his dental degree from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and his Certificate in Endodontics from Albert Einstein Medical Center, where he is currently a clinical instructor and guest lecturer. He is also a clinical associate professor of endodontics at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He has lectured internationally and published in several peer-reviewed journals, and is a member of the Journal of Endodontics' Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Berman is the co-author for the chapter on Diagnosis in the ninth, tenth and eleventh editions of Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp and is the co-editor of the current eleventh edition along with Dr. Kenneth Hargreaves. Dr. Berman is also the senior editor and contributing author of the comprehensive textbook, A Clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology. A Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Berman has been in full-time private practice for 32 years.

Louis H. Berman, D.D.S., F.A.C.D.

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 Anil Kishen, B.D.S., M.D.S., Ph.D.   

Disclosure: In accordance with this policy, I declare that I have NO past or present proprietary or relevant financial relationship or receive gifts in kind (including soft intangible remuneration), consulting position or affiliation, or other personal interest of any nature or kind in any product, service, course and/or company, or in any firm beneficially associated therewith.