Contemporary Endodontic Treatment Protocols for Multi-specialty Care

Contemporary Endodontic Treatment Protocols for Multi-specialty Care

Friday, January 26, 2018

Learn how to optimize the value of endodontics in multi-specialty care and how endodontic treatment can improve the outcomes in periodontics, oral surgery, restorative dentistry, and implants. Dr. Richard Schwartz will conduct an interactive, case-based presentation focused on decision-making and treatment planning.

This program will also cover the use of decision points in treatment planning, risk/benefit/cost analysis, and special situations. Many long-term recalls will be presented throughout the day.

Over the course of the day, Dr. Schwartz will:

  • Lead you through the thought process of diagnosis in case selection
  • Examine endodontic and restorative considerations
  • Discuss the development and execution of treatment plans and treatment
  • Emphasize the importance of the preoperative conversation with the patient

Gain These Insights

  • Understand how endodontics fits into the big picture and how endodontics enhances other areas of dentistry 
  • Examine how endodontics interacts and overlaps with periodontics and oral surgery
  • Discuss the value of pre-implant endodontics
  • Show how endodontics and restorative dentistry are a continuum
  • Explain how endodontic treatment influences the longevity of restorative dentistry
  • Explain how restorative dentistry impacts the longevity of endodontic treatment
  • Develop a logical, organized approach to endodontics as part of the overall treatment plan 
  • Describe the factors to consider when deciding between endodontic treatment or extraction/implants 
  • Learn about situations in which endodontic treatment is not indicated, and where it may have a poor prognosis 
  • Learn how cone beam CT has changed the decision-making process in endodontics
  • Learn about situations where endodontic knowledge is critical to the outcome
  • Learn how to diagnose and manage resorption 
  • Learn how to diagnose and manage various types of fractures
  • Learn about procedural accidents: when to hold 'em and when to fold 'em

Training Methods

Presentation, case study, discussion

Meet Our Expert

Richard Schwartz, DDS, maintains a private practice in endodontics in San Antonio, Texas.  He has authored over 100 articles, abstracts, and books including three editions of “Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry,” “Best Practices in Endodontics” and “Advanced Cone Beam CT for Endodontics.” Dr. Schwartz has lectured extensively across the U.S. and in 14 countries.


  • Final registration will begin at 8:00 AM.
  • Continental breakfast will be available during registration.
  • The program will run from 8:30 AM to 3:45 PM.
  • There will be 15-minute refreshment breaks mid-morning and mid-afternoon.
  • Lunch is included.

If you have special dietary needs or are disabled and have special needs, please contact us at least two weeks prior to the program date.

Course details

What to wear

We suggest that you bring a jacket or sweater to help you adjust to the seemingly inevitable changes in meeting room temperature.

Refund policy

A full refund will be issued if you cancel at least one week (five working days) before the program. If you cancel less than one week prior to the program, a $50 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. For registrations charged to your credit card the refund will be credited to your account. No cash refunds will be issued on charged registrations.

Directions, parking & hotel

Directions & Map

Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108-6092 

The Continuing Education & Conference Center is located on the University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus, just east of the intersection of Gortner and Buford.

Get direction to the Continuing Education & Conference Center


Reserved parking has been secured in Lot 104 (overflow parking in Lot 108), adjacent to the Continuing Education and Conference Center, between the hours of 7 AM and 10 AM. As you pull up to the gate, let the attendant know the name of the continuing dental education program you are attending. Attendees who arrive after 10 AM will have to pay for parking ($6) upon entering the lot. Cash and credit cards accepted.

Please note that if you park anywhere besides Lot 104 or Lot 108, you will be responsible for the parking fees.


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$155 second and each additional dental therapist, hygienist or assistant


6 hours

Minnesota Credits
2 fundamental
4 core (Diagnosis & Treatment Planning)


8:30 AM to 3:45 PM


Continuing Education & Conference Center
Room 135
St. Paul Campus

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