Anatomically Directed Endodontics Ensuring Biologic and Functional Success

Anatomically Directed Endodontics: Ensuring Biologic and Functional Success

Dr. James Hupp, DMD, MS

Earning his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984, Dr. Hupp continued to practice general dentistry in the US Navy till 1993. He pursued his endodontic residency at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received his Master of Science degree in 1996. By 2003, he was recognized as a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. Retiring from the US Naval Reserves in 2009 with the rank of Captain, Dr. Hupp’s educational contributions have been substantial. His achievements include being honored as the Clinical Instructor of the Year and inducted into the Nelson Order in 2011 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. At present, he serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Patient Care and the Director of Endodontics at Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine. His current academic focus centers on the Micro-CT evaluation of various instrumentation techniques.

Webinar Overview

The rise of digital dentistry has seen a surge in new technologies and materials. This presentation aims to empower dentists with a foundational understanding of this digital shift. With a spotlight on additive manufacturing, particularly 3D printing technology for dental implant surgeries, attendees will delve into the nuances of the three primary 3D technologies (FDM, SLA, and DLP). Clinical applications, benefits, and challenges of these digital solutions will be covered in-depth.

Course Content

Experience the next generation of endodontics instruments that access regions beyond the reach of traditional “round” NiTi. With a focus on cleaning to the utmost natural diameter while conserving root strength, these revolutionary tools transform root treatment. Complementing this approach is the bioceramic root filling technology. It offers a robust solution that eliminates the challenges posed by conventional filling methods with round files.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the limitations of conventional files.
  • Understand the capabilities of 3D instruments in cleaning to maximal diameters while ensuring conservative dentin removal.
  • Comprehend the applications of bioceramic sealer in both cold and warm hydraulic techniques.

Target Audience

The course is designed for all Dental Health Professionals aiming to augment their skills with cutting-edge technologies and methods.

ACDE Membership

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Office of Continuing Education, is an esteemed member of the Association of Continuing Dental Education (ACDE). ACDE amalgamates representatives from college and university-based continuing dental education programs associated with accredited dental schools across Canada and the US. The collective mission of ACDE and its affiliates is to deliver top-tier, evidence-backed continuing dental education experiences tailored to the evolving needs of dental professionals.

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