Endodontics Course

Faculty & Mentor :

Dr. Nitin Singh, BDS, MDS (Endodontist & Esthetic Dentist)

Dr. Nitin Singh teaches Esthetic Dentistry, Non Surgical Endodontics & Surgical Endodontics at AHEAD Dental Academy. He has done his Post Graduation from Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences, New Delhi. He has won many Prizes at National & International level.

Dr. Nitin Singh trains National & International Students for various foreign licensing exams including NBDE, NDEB, ADC, DHA & has a big fan following at International Dental Arena.

Clinical Course in Endodontics Covers :

Current concepts in Root Canal Treatment with special focus on Rubber Dam application, Protapers, Rotary Endodontics, R.V.G., Apex Locator, Surgical Loupes. Clinical tips on canal irrigation, “Shape to Clean” concept & 3D obturation.

Course Features

Perform the root canal treatment independently on patient

Practical aspects of the case are discussed at the time of treatment planning

Concepts of access opening, cleaning and shaping and obturation of root canals by using latest equipments such as RVG, Rotary Endodontic instruments, Apex locators and protaper systems.

Ample number of patients for all participants

All restorative materials, endodontic instruments, post & core & other armamentarium provided by the institute.

Course Duration : Customized Courses as per requirement of the candidates ranging from few weeks to few months

Endodontics : Schedule of Clinical Procedures

1Introduction Access Cavity Preparation • Introduction to Endodontics • Access cavity preparation • Demonstration and hands-on of Access cavity preparation on posterior & anterior teeth • Canal Location
2Working Length Determination• Use of Radiographic & Non-radiographic methods to determine Working Length
3Irrigation, Cleaning & Shaping of Root• Patient allotment • How to perform Step back preparation • Demonstration and hands-on of Step-back technique on maxillary and mandibular molars
4Obturation Intracanal Medicaments • Lateral condensation obturation • Post obturation restorations • Patient work along with case discussion • Use of Ca(OH)2, Metapex & other medications
5Local Anaesthesia Techniques• Demonstration of L. A. Techniques • How to overcome Local anesthesia failure • Patient work along with case discussion • Discussion on case management
6Diagnostic Aids & Radiography• How to manage your patients: what to do & what not to do. Patient allotment to all candidates • Discussion on case management • Patient work along with case discussion
7Drugs used in Endodontics• Selection of antibiotic & anti-inflamatory drugs for various cases • Discussion on case management
8Pulpotomy & Pulpectomy in Children• Demonstration and hands-on of pulpotomy & pulpectomy techniques • Patient work along with case discussion • Discussion on case management
9Pediatric trauma cases Reattachment • Management of pediatric trauma cases • Discussion on case management • Demonstration & Hands-on of management of non vital teeth after traumatic injury & reattachment of fractured fragements of teeth • Patient work along with case discussion
10Apexogenesis & Apexiification Revascularization • Use of Ca(OH)2 • Demonstration and Hands-on of management of non-vital teeth after traumatic injury
11Direct & Indirect Pulp Capping• Use of Dycal & other materials • Patient work along with case discussion • Pulp capping materials
12Fluoride Application, Pit & Fissure Sealants• Patient work along with case discussion • Techniques of flouride Application • Discussion on case management
13Crown Down Technique ProTapers : Endodontic Instruments • ProTaper: Instruments & Technique • Demonstration and Hands-on of hand ProTaper on extracted teeth using Crown-Drown Technique • Patient work along with case discussion • Discussion on case management
14Prevention & Management of fracture of instrument & ledge formation • How to prevent ledge formation & ledge negotiation • Retrieval of broken instruments
15Solving Complex Cases of Curved & Calcified Canals• Management of ddifficult curvatures of canals • How to break calcifications in canals
16Retreatment in Endodontics• Retreatment of endodontic failure • Patient work along with case discussion • Demonstration of GP retrieval, Crown removal & post + core removal
17Rotary Endodontics• Instruments for Rotary Endodontics • Easy technique of Rotary instrumentation • Demonstration and hands-on of Rotary Endodontics • Patient work along with case discussion
18Prevention & Management of Perforation cases• Completion of pending patient work • Problem solving & case management • Patient work along with case discussion
19SVE + Rubber dam• Patient work along with case discussion • Discussion on case management
20Management of large periapical lesions• Covervative management of large periapical lesions using various medications & techniques
21Electronic Apex Locator• Techniques of using Apex Locator
22Management of medically compromised patient• Pre-operative, Intra-operative & post-operative management of patients who need special care
23Management of Horizontal & Vertical Root fracture• How to diagnose root fractures radiographically

Seminars and hands on training is provided in Single Sitting RCT, Surgical & non-surgical treatment for periapical pathologies. Root restorations & all cases are treated by the candidates under expert guidance. All latest equipments such as Apex locator, RVG, Surgical loupes, Ultrasonic & 3D obturations are performed. New canal irrigation methods to treat difficult cases are also practiced by the candidates.

Rotary RCT : Dental market is flodded with 100’s of Rotary systems (Protaper, Heroshaper, Hyflex, Wave one )makes the operator confuse and he is not able to decide which system to use. An Endodontist can help you learn how to use rotary files and to decide which system to use in straight, curved and severly curved canals.

Apexification : With the use of MTA and Biodentin in cases of blunder buss canals, apexification can now be achieved in single sitting only.

Rubber Dam: With the increasing incidence of file engulfment accident, use of rubber dam is now becoming mandatory during Root Canal Treatment.

With the use of this device properties of dental material is also improved.

Post and Core OR Dowel and Core: Badly broken down, grossly destructed and fractured teeth require post for the retention of coronal restoration.

Custom Cast Post, Prefabricated Passive metal post, fiber post (glass fiber, quartz fiber) and threaded post are used depending upon the amount of tooth destruction and retention required.