07/16/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Endodontics: When to Treat, When to Refer and Post-op Pain Management

07/16/24 – 5pm-8pm PT / 7-10pm CT / 8-11pm ET Endodontics: When to Treat, When to Refer and Post-op Pain Management


Instructor: Dr. Virgil Karnatz DDS

On average, the general dentist has a 20% failure rate in endodontic treatment. We must be doing something wrong! This course will discuss step-by-step procedures that will give you a more predictable outcome for the endodontic portion of your practice. We will discuss the five tests to determine pulpal and periradicular diagnosis. We will also discuss the best anesthetic techniques for treating the endodontic patient that can’t quite get “numb” enough. We will discuss the proper way to get endodontic access to achieve proper:

  1. Cleaning and shaping
  2. Disinfection
  3. Three-dimensional obturation of the root canal system using rotary instruments.

We will also talk about pain medication and antibiotics for the post-operative patient.

About Live, Interactive Webcast Continuing Education Seminars:

A live, interactive webcast seminar is similar to attending a continuing education seminar in your community, except that you attend via your computer. Each course is done live in a format that allows your participation.

Anyone who has access to a computer that can play sound can participate in an ACES webcast seminar. No special computer knowledge or equipment is required to participate in our webcast seminars.

When you enroll in any ACES webcast course, you will be sent an e-mail with complete information on how to join the online seminar and a copy of the course syllabus. At the conclusion of your live seminar, you will complete a course examination online. You will then be able to print your continuing education certificate from your computer.

Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships:

Instructor: Dr. Virgil Karnatz - No relevant financial relationship to report

Education Advisory Committee (EAC): Members of the EAC have no relevant financial relationships to report

ACES ownership and staff: No relevant financial relationship to report

Advanced Continuing Education Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized provider for dental continuing education.

ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems designates this activity for 3 continuing education credits.

Advanced Continuing Education Systems (Provider RP4393) has been approved by the Dental Board of California as a provider of dental continuing education.

To learn more about ACES and this course: call 888-844-ACES