SP-6 Future of Endodontics

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Course Description:

Predicting the future is very difficult. Identification of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are the key elements for determination of current status. In this lecture the presenter will discuss strengths and weaknesses of endodontics, threats against endodontics, and opportunities for endodontics. In addition, he will address areas for improvement in biology of pulp and periradicular tissues, vital pulp therapy, diagnosis and treatment planning, proper access cavity preparations, proper cleaning and shaping, providing biological obturation, adequate restoration, managing procedural accidents, performing nonsurgical retreatment, performing surgical retreatment, improving endodontic outcomes and understanding the biology and operation of single implants.

At the conclusion, participants should be able to:

  • Calculate the strengths and weaknesses of endodontics, threats against endodontics and opportunities for endodontics.
  • Identify areas for improvement in biology of pulp and periradicular tissues, vital pulp therapy and diagnosis and treatment planning.
  • Name areas of future improvements in clinical endodontics and understanding the biology and operation of single implants.

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Mahmoud Torabinejad, D.M.D., M.S.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Torabinejad is a professor of endodontics and adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and University of Pacifice in San Franciso. He practices two half days in Upland, California and has made over 200 national and international presentations in more than 40 countries. He has authored fsix textbooks and more than 350 publications. He is the top-cited author in endodontic journals with authorship in 16 articles of the top 100 list. He received the AAE Ralph F. Sommer Award in 1986, the AAE Louis I. Grossman Award in 1993, the Philanthropist Award from the AAE Foundation in 1997, and the AAE Edgar D. Coolidge Award in 2016. He was the recipient of the Loma Linda University Centennial Van Guard Award for Healing 2006 and the Distinguished Research Award 2008. In recognition of his significant pioneering contributions to health sciences, he received the Loma Linda University Distinguished Investigator Award in 2013. He is a past president of the California Association of endodontics and past president of the American Association of Endodontists and its Foundation.

Mahmoud Torabinejad, D.M.D., M.S.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.