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Contemporary Perspectives in Endodontics

Contemporary Perspectives in Endodontics

Friday, January 31, 2014

Are you looking for a practical, clinically oriented review and update in endodontics? Would you like to have your endodontic questions answered by an expert in the field?

Dr. Gerald Glickman, a highly respected endodontist and educator, will spend the day giving you practical advice on endodontic treatment concerns that you experience daily in practice. You will receive useful tips on endodontic: 1) diagnosis, 2) emergency management, 3) rotary instrumentation design and techniques, 4) nonsurgical retreatment, and 5) risk management. Clinical cases will be presented throughout the continuing dental education program to illustrate concepts, techniques and various approaches to treatment.

This program is funded in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Dentsply Tulsa Dental Specialties.


You will come away from this continuing dental education course better prepared to:

  • identify the best tests for evaluating the status of pulp and periradicular tissues.
  • recognize predictable methods for alleviating pain and swelling due to pulpal and periradicular disease.
  • recognize the pros and cons of NiTi rotary instrumentation.
  • identify reasons for endodontic failure.
  • recognize challenges and methods for managing endodontic failures.
  • determine the best treatment options for your patients.
  • adopt practices to help reduce risk in dental practice.
Who Should Attend

General dentists and specialist who want to better understand and utilize contemporary evidence-based concepts and techniques to maximize their clinical success with endodontic therapy. Dental team members who want to better understand endodontic procedures and enhance their chairside support during endodontic treatment.

Educational Methods

Illustrated lectures and discussion.

Guest Speaker

Gerald N. Glickman, D.D.S., M.S., M.B.A., J.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of Endodontics and Director of Graduate Endodontics at Texas A&M University/Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. Dr. Glickman is a Past President of the American Association of Endodontists and is also a Diplomate and Past President of the American Board of Endodontics. He serves as a consultant for the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation and is a member of the American Dental Education Association’s Commission for Change and Innovation in Dental Education. Dr. Glickman is the Immediate Past President of the American Dental Education Association and a Fellow of both the American and the International Colleges of Dentists. He currently serves on the editorial board of the International Endodontic Journal and is an associate editor of the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Glickman has contributed to major texts in endodontics including Pathways of the Pulp, Principles and Practice of Endodontics, and Ingle’s Endodontics. Dr. Glickman also maintains a part-time practice limited to endodontics in Dallas Texas.


Comments from individuals who attended Dr. Glickman’s program at the U of M in 2006:

“Practical information, clearly presented.”

“The speaker talked about relevant endodontic topics in an easy to understand manner! A good speaker!!”

“Dr. Glickman is one of the best lecturers I have ever seen because I believe him. No ulterior motives, vast experience, great rapport with audience. Information related to things I deal with every day. Awesome legal correlations/implications! A privilege to attend Dr. Glickman’s talk! Bring him back!”

“Please have Dr. Glickman return for more endo lectures.”

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