SP-3 Sodium Hypoclorite Accident: The Missing Link of its Causes

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CE Hours: 0.75

Description:NaOCl accidents are very disturbing events that cause severe discomfort to the patient followed by edema and emphysema that widespread throughout the soft tissues associated with the involved tooth. The causes are usually taken as iatrogenic or an accident. During the presentation hypoclorite accident will be defined and identify the susceptible patients, the importance to achieve a timely and correct diagnosis of hypoclorite accidents and the difficulties that this event would present will be explained as well as a list of factors that are making the identification of risk factors at times elusive and frustrating. The clinician will recognize the lack of evidence-based data supporting the common clinical identification of factors that can cause this type of accident, the best available evidence to better understand the phenomenon of sodium hypochlorite accident will be described by the use of CBCT and some factors that explain the occurrence of an NaOCl accident will be detailed. At the end of the lecture some recommendations about how to address this kind of event will be explained.

    Recognize key anatomical factors their roles in unintentional NaOCl accidents.
  • Apply CBCT imaging to help prevent a hypocrite accident.
  • List the steps that a clinician should follow when facing a hypocrite Is this the right word? accident extrusion.


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

Ruben Rosas D.D.S.

Dr. Rubén Rosas is the Endodontic Program Director at the National Autonomous University of México, León and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Endodontics in the International Dental Program of De LaSalle Bajio. He serves as a reviewer in the Editorial board of the International Endodontic Journal and Clinical Oral Investigations. Dr. Rosas won the “National Endodontic Research Award of México in 2013”. He has presented at over 50 National and International scientific meetings and his practice is limited to Endodontics in León, Guanajuato, México.

Ruben Rosas, D.D.S.
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.