NEW!! Root Canal vs. Dental Implants

Root Canal vs. Dental Implants Seminar (RCI2)

Short Course: 8 ADA CERP/AGD PACE Credits (EXPIRES 5/24/21); for CE/CPD (Code 070) or 10 for California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE) for CD/CPD Credits

Courses are appropriate for:  General Dentists, Oral Surgeons, Endodontists, Geriatric Dental Specialists, Dental Implant Surgeons, Prosthodontists, Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists

Root Canal vs. Dental Implants, Series 2 (RCI2) Topics Include: Factors to Consider when Determining Whether to Perform a Root Canal or to Extract a Tooth, Adjunctive Procedures, Esthetics, Ethical Considerations, Biologic Factors, Post and Core, Appropriate Ferrule, and more. 
 
To view topic outline of the short course, select the Course Type (Short) below:
Short Course:
RCI2
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Video format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Instructor Bio

Charles Goodacre, DDS, MSD

Dr. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1971.  He completed a three-year combined program in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry and in 1974 earned his MSD degree.  He served as Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Indiana University and from 1994 to 2013 served as Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.  He currently teaches in the Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is a Distinguished Professor at that institution.  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past President of the American College of Prosthodontists, and Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics.  He currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) and is Chair of the FOR Education Council.  He has made over 500 invited presentations and published over 200 articles, research abstracts, textbooks, and textbook chapters.  In addition, he has developed or helped to develop 17 online CE courses, 11 electronic education programs, and 3 eBooks.  Dr. Goodacre has received numerous awards for his distinguished service, excellence in teaching and lifetime achievements.
 
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: None reported

Topics

Factors to Consider when Determining Whether to Perform a Root Canal or to Extract a Tooth

Identify the factors to consider when determining whether to perform a root canal or to extract a tooth.

Adjunctive Procedures/Treatment Fees/Ethical Considerations

Discuss the long-term outcomes of periodontal treatment.

Ideals

Compare the clinical survival rate of each treatment modality.

Biologic Factors

Compare root canal treatment and dental implants based on biologic factors, associated procedures required, cost, ethics, esthetics, and psychosocial factors.

Identify Which Endodontically Treated Teeth Benefit from Crowns?

Identify which endodontically treated teeth benefit from crowns.

Know What a Post and Core Does and Does Not Do

Know what a post and core does and does not do.

Optimal Post Length and Diameter

Establish optimal post length and diameter.

Appropriate Ferrule

Design an appropriate ferrule.

Instrumentation that Promotes Success

Describe the instrumentation that promotes success.

Benefits and Limitations of New Post Materials

Summarize the benefits and limitations of new post materials.

Course Objective

Part 1: Tooth Retention vs. Tooth Extraction and Implant Placement: Which Treatment is Best?

  • Identify factors to consider when determining whether to perform a root canal or to extract a tooth and place an implant or a fixed partial denture
  • Discuss the long-term outcomes of periodontal treatment
  • Compare the clinical survival rates of each treatment modality
  • Compare root canal treatment and dental implants based on biologic factors, associated procedures required, cost, ethics, esthetics and psychosocial factors

Part 2:  When Teeth are Retained Through Root Canal Treatment, What are the Most Critical Factors that Guide Successful Restoration?

  • Identify which endodontically treated teeth benefit from crowns
  • Know what a post and core does and does not do
  • Establish optimal post length and diameter
  • Design an appropriate ferrule
  • Describe the instrumentation that promotes success
  • Summarize the benefits and limitations of new post materials

Accreditation

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider of ADA-CERP, AGD-PACE and the California Board of Dental Examiners.

 
 

California Board of Dental Examiners (CBDE)

American Seminar Institute is an approved provider for the California Board of Dental Examiners, License# 2068, Original Issuance Date:  01/27/88; Expiration Date:  01/31/20. Credits satisfy California Dental Education Requirements, as well as most State and Dental Academy requirements.

                                                                                                           

Because each individual agency/academy/state has specific requirements, it is necessary that you consult with the appropriate agency/academy/state regarding final approval of continuing education credits.

Produced: 5/25/2018      Expires for ADA/AGD Credit: 5/24/2021

 

Additional Information

Additional Dental Continuing Education (CE/CPD) options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Foundations in Pediatric DentistryConquering Difficult CasesHead and Neck Cancer and Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorder

For up-coming courses, please visit: Dental Courses Coming Soon There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses that are soon to be released.