School of Dentistry

Continuing Dental Education

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Modern Endodontics Techniques Workshop

Modern Endodontics Technique Workshop

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Would you like to develop skills that will help optimize your endodontic success?

This participation program gives you the opportunity to apply the contemporary concepts and techniques presented by Dr. Martin Trope during the program entitled Modern Endodontics: From Theory to Practice. You will obtain practical experience with a specific NiTi canal preparation approach and with new irrigation and obturation technologies. You will come away from this workshop with the knowledge and skills to improve your endodontic success.

This continuing dental education course is funded in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Brasseler USA.


Through live demonstrations and hands-on exercises with extracted teeth you will learn how to utilize:

  • scout files for pathfinding.
  • the BioRaCE file sequence to achieve adequate apical sizes.
  • irrigation techniques including ultrasonic activation.
  • bioceramic bonded root canal filling materials.
Course Prerequisite

Modern Endodontics: From Theory to Practice, the lecture program scheduled on Friday, October 25, 2013, is the prerequisite for this hands-on course.

Who Should Attend

Dentists who want to apply concepts, techniques and technologies that will help take their endodontic procedures to the next level.

Educational Methods

Discussion, demonstrations and laboratory exercises.

Equipment and Supplies

Participants are asked to bring two extracted teeth (not third molars), endodontically accessed and unmounted. All other equipment and supplies for the hands-on exercises will be provided.

Guest Speaker

Martin Trope, B.D.S., D.M.D., Clinical Professor of Endodontics and Graduate Program Director, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine; private practice in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Trope was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he received his BDS degree in dentistry in 1976. In 1980, he moved to Philadelphia to specialize in endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania. Upon completion of his specialty training, Dr. Trope continued at the University of Pennsylvania as a faculty member until 1989, when he became Chair of Endodontology at Temple University, School of Dentistry. In 1993, Dr. Trope moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina where he served as the JB Freedland Professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry until 2007. A noted authority in his field, Dr. Trope has been actively involved in clinical research in all phases of endodontics. Dr. Trope has received honoraria support from Brasseler USA.

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