Root Canal Obturation: Changing Philosophy?
Recorded On: 06/03/2020
Root canal obturation is a critical step in non-surgical root canal treatment. However, the materials and techniques used in obturation have remained relatively stagnant until recently. With the introduction of newer materials and a trend of a more conservative access canal preparation, new opportunities and challenges began to emerge in obturation. This presentation is designed to discuss the emerging obturation concepts, materials and techniques; provide evidence-based clinical guidance for endodontists to meet today’s challenges in root canal obtuation and achieve a more predictable treatment outcome.
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Review the principles, history and the current status of root canal obturation.
- Discuss the properties and clinical applications of new obturation materials.
- Review in vitro and clinical evidence on various obturation methods.
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Jianing He, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Jianing (Jenny) He received her dental degree from West China University of Medical Sciences in 1996, and a certificate in Endodontics and a PhD in Oral Biology from the University of Connecticut Health Center in 2003.
Dr. He has been actively involved in endodontic education, research, and clinical practice. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, and a fellow of American College of Dentists. She has published over 50 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and served on the Research and Scientific Affairs committee for the AAE. Dr. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics.
Dr. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, and maintains a full-time private practice limited to Endodontics in Dallas, TX.
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Jenny He, D.M.D, Ph.D.
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.