This book provides clear, concise guidance on a range of essential treatment strategies for the provision of reliable endodontic care. Practical clinical procedures are described step by step and key concepts emphasized with the aid of a wealth of high-quality illustrations and photographs. Examples of best practice are documented by means of clinical case examples, and the provision of concise tips and recommendations ensures that the reader will quickly be able to find solutions to any one of the myriad of endodontic challenges with which he or she may be confronted. In addition, the most relevant key literature is reviewed in order to support and reinforce the discussed clinical concepts. The described endodontic treatment strategies are all grounded in a sound scientific evidence base. The book should enable practitioners to manage any endodontic case from first principles and will be of value for both dental practitioners and endodontic trainees/specialists.
- Provides guidance on essential treatment strategies for endodontic care
- Documents best practice by means of clinical case examples
- Includes numerous high-quality illustrations and clinical photographs
Endodontic emergencies.- Access preparation.- Interim restorations.- Cleaning and shaping objectives.- Irrigation and disinfection.- Medicated intra-pulpal dressings.- Root canal obturation.- Endodontics in deciduous/mixed dentition.- Non surgical retreatment.- Microsurgical endodontics.- Intentional Replantation.- Traumatic tooth injuries.- Post endodontic restorations.- Bleaching.
Bobby Patel, BDS, MFDS RCS (Edin), MClinDent (Endo), MRD RCS (Eng), is a specialist endodontist at Brindabella Specialist Centre, Garran, ACT, Australia. He completed his BDS at the Royal London Dental Hospital in 1999. He then went on to complete vocational training and subsequent posts in the community dental setting treating children and difficult adult patients. Further 12 month posts were held working as a restorative house officer and a clinical fellow in an oral maxillofacial department. Thereafter he was awarded Membership in the Fellowship of Dental Surgery in 2004 and then undertook full-time mono-speciality endodontic training at the Eastman Dental Institute in London, UK, obtaining his MClinDent with Distinction in 2006. He was awarded the poster prize at the British Endodontic Society Meeting in 2006 for innovative research during his training. In 2007 he gained Membership in Restorative Dentistry (Royal College of Surgeons, England), the highest formal qualification attainable in the UK. He is currently awaiting confirmation of Membership of the Royal College of Australian Dental Surgeons (Endodontics). From 2008 to present he has acted as a key opinion leader for Dentsply Australia and was recently invited to attend a Train the Trainer course in Ballaigues, Switzerland. In 2012 he completed a further 6-month Sabbatical at Poole Oral Maxillofacial unit in the UK, further refining his surgical skills. His main interests professionally are in the areas of Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Instrumentation, Dental Trauma, Education and Surgical endodontics.