September 2023
A practitioner’s guide to endodontic retreatment
Speaker(s): Satnam Virdee
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A practitioners guide to endodontic retreatment

This webinar will focus on overcoming the decision making and practical challenges associated specifically with endodontic retreatment.

This includes case selection, determining complexity, re-accessing previously root-filled teeth and removing gutta-percha. The webinar will cover:
  • Examining patients requiring root canal re-treatment
  • Determining case complexity
  • How to gain access to a previously treated tooth
  • Removal to gutta percha using hand and mechanical techniques.

Learning outcomes

  • When to and when not to root filled endodontically treated teeth
  • Factors that contribute to case complexity
  • Practical challenges associated with re-accessing the root canal system
  • Practical challenges associated with removing filling materials from within the root canal system.

Speaker: Satnam Virdee

Satnam Singh Virdee is a Speciality Registrar in Restorative Dentistry at the Birmingham Dental Hospital. He is enrolled on an integrated clinical academic training programme with a national training number where he is currently completing a PhD in Regenerative Endodontics and is in specialty clinical training in Restorative Dentistry. To date, Satnam has completed his Membership in Endodontics (MEndo) examination with the Royal College of Surgeons of England, widely publishes in high-impact peer-reviewed journals, regularly presents his research at national and international conferences, is the recipient of 14 clinical-academic awards and serves as the Honorary Assistant Secretary to the British Endodontic Society. In addition to this, he is also referred complex endodontic and tooth wear cases by his colleagues as a part-time practitioner at several specialist practices across the West Midlands.
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This Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity fully complies with the CPD requirements of the General Dental Council. FMC certifies this activity for one hour of enhanced CPD in the subject of A practitioners guide to endodontic retreatment.

This CPD meets the criteria for the GDC’s development outcome C.

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