EP-18 Placing Rubber Dams and Taking X-Rays

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CE Credits: 1.5

Program Overview:

This session will discuss the rationale for rubber dam use in endodontics. Both routine and complex placements of the rubber dam will be described. Techniques for taking intra-oral radiographs will be covered.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  •  Explain why rubber dams are required for endodontic treatment.
  •  Demonstrate placing rubber dams in both routine and complex cases.
  •  Use the information presented to take high-quality diagnostic radiographs for endodontic treatment


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5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
5 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  4/5 points to pass
1.50 CE credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 CE credits  |  Certificate available

Raymond S. Scott, D.D.S., M.D.S.

Dr. Scott graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1980. He practiced general dentistry for ten years. He specialized in Endodontics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry and recieved his Certificate of Endodontics and MDS in 1992. He practiced Endodotics for twenty years in the Napa Valley. After retiring from private practice in 2012, he began teaching Endodontics full time at the University of California San Francisco in 2012. He presently teaches both graduate ans undergraduate endodontics four days a week at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry where he is the preclinical course director. Dr. Scott also teahes one day a week in the endodontic specialty program at UCSF.

Disclosure: 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.