Roots CE magazine 2/2014 – Endodontic irrigants and irrigant delivery systems

Gary Glassman DDS, FRCD(C)

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Endodontic treatment is a predictable procedure with high success rates.

Success depends on a number of factors, including appropriate instrumentation, successful irrigation and decontamination of the root-canal space to the apices and in areas such as isthmuses. These steps must be followed by complete obturation of the root canals, and placement of a coronal seal, prior to restorative treatment.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, the clinician will be able to:

  • List and describe the challenges for successful endodontic treatment.
  • List and describe the different types of  root canal  irrigants, their relative advantages and disadvantages.
  • List and describe root canal irrigation systems.
  • Describe and explain a sodium hypochlorite incident.
  • List and describe the steps that can be taken to avoid  a  sodium hypochlorite incident.


Release date: 29 April 2014
Expiration date: 29 April 2017

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Gary Glassman DDS, FRCD(C)

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