S-7 Intentional Replantation with Step-by-Step Demonstration

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Course Description: 

What was once considered a procedure of last resort can now be included into one’s everyday armamentarium. In describing the new techniques versus the way replantations used to be performed, the goal of the lecture is for everyone to become confident doing this procedure. The importance of proper case selection will be discussed along with step-by-step techniques, offering tips to success. There will be many clinical cases shown, proving this to be a predictable procedure. Saving our patient’s natural teeth should still be the goal of any dentist. The latest systematic reviews posted in the Journal of Endodontics states an 89% success rate for replantations.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Practice intentional replantations into their practice.
  • Explain a successful treatment plan when a replantation is indicated.
  • Explain the proper armemantarium necessary to perform successful replantations.


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Samuel I. Kratchman, D.M.D.

Dr. Samuel Kratchman Dr. Sam Kratchman was born and raised in New York. He received a B.S. in Biology and a D.M.D. both from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Sam then entered the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a certificate of endodontics, and currently serves as an Associate Professor of Endodontics and the Assistant Director of Graduate Endodontics, in charge of the microsurgical portion of the program. Dr. Kratchman has authored several articles and chapters on endodontics and intentional replantation for the Microsurgery in Endodontics textbook, and the Dental Clinics of North America. He also developed a patented instrument called the S Kondenser for the obturation of root canals. Both Main Line Today and Doctor of Dentistry magazines honored Dr. Kratchman as the cover story for their “Best of “ issues. Dr. Kratchman lectures on several topics of endodontics throughout the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, South America, Canada and Asia. He also maintains two private practices, limited to endodontics, in Exton and West Chester Pennsylvania.

Ya-Hsin Yu, D.D.S.

Dr. Ya-Hsin Yu earned her dental degree from China Medical University, Taiwan. After practicing for a few years as a general dentist, she decided to purchase endodontic specialty training. Dr. Yu received an endodontic certificate and a master degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Now, she is a full-time faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania.

Samuel I. Kratchman, D.MD

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Ya-Hsin Yu, D.D.S.

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