Treatment planning: Retention of the natural dentition and the replacement of missing teeth

Scott L. Doyle

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Article: Treatment planning: Retention of the natural dentition and the replacement of missing teeth

Author: Scott L. Doyle, DDS

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the reported survival rates of initial nonsurgical root canal treatment, retreatment and microsurgery. Compare these rates to those reported for single-tooth implants.
  • List factors that influence the decision-making process when treatment planning for endodontic treatment and single-tooth implants.
  • Discuss the importance of interdisciplinary consultation between general dentists and specialists.

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Release date: 30 April 2016
Expiration date: 30 April 2019


Scott L. Doyle

Scott L. Doyle, DDS, MS received his BS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1995 and his DDS from the University of Minnesota in 1999. He served in the United States Air Force for seven years, including an advanced education in general dentistry residency. Doyle obtained both his MS and Certificate in Endodontics from the University of Minnesota in 2004. He currently practices with Metropolitan Endodontics in Minneapolis and serves as an associate clinical professor for the Division of Endodontics at the University of Minnesota. Doyle is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He is a past president of the Minnesota Association of Endodontists, chair of the AAE Continuing Education Committee, and serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics. Doyle has authored multiple articles in scientific journals, as well as a chapter on the “Endodontic Applications of CBCT” in an upcoming textbook.

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