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Creating Endodontic Excellence with Dr. Clifford Ruddle & Day Two: Hands on Workshop with UNC Endodontic Faculty

Course Closed Course Has Already Been Held
Date: Friday - Saturday, November 7 - 8, 2014
Time: See Below
Credit: 10 hours
Location: UNC School of Dentistry
Cost: $399.00 Dentist
$199.00 Team Member
Sponsor: Endodontics


Activity Description
Predictably successful endodontics is dependent on shaping canals, 3D cleaning, and filling root canal systems. Evidence-driven techniques will be presented to demonstrate each procedural step that comprises start to-finish endodontics. Specifically, this lecture will address those factors that influence success, including endodontic anatomy, pulpal breakdown, access cavities, glide path management, working length, shaping strategies, 3D disinfection, and filling root canal systems. Dr. Ruddle will focus on the most recent advancements in clinical endodontics and how to help you achieve predictably successful results.

Educational Objectives
The information presented at this educational activity should improve your ability to:
- Appreciate the role endodontic anatomy plays in treatment success
- Recognize how file design influences negotiating and shaping canals
- Identify the most proven methods to 3D clean and fill systems

About the Speaker

Internationally recognized as a leading expert in all aspects of clinical endodontics, Dr. Ruddle is acclaimed for providing superb endodontic education through his teachings, clinical articles, training manuals and multimedia products. He is the founder and director of Advanced EndodonticsĀ®, an international educational source in Santa Barbara, California. Dr. Ruddle created the worlds first private micro-endodontic simulation training center in 1989 and has trained several thousand dentists microscope-assisted endodontic techniques. He is well-known for his ability to empower colleagues and motivate clinicians towards their full potential. Additionally, Dr. Ruddle maintains a private practice limited to endodontics in Santa Barbara.

Friday, November 7, 2014
8:00am Registration/Coffee & Refreshments
8:30 - 9:45am Dr. Ruddle - presentation
9:45 - 10:00am Break
10:00 - 12:00pm Presentation continues
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 2:45pm Presentation continues
2:45 - 3:00pm Break
3:00 - 5:00pm Wrap up/Q & A

Saturday, November 8, 2014
8:30am Registration/Coffee & Refreshments
9:00 - 12:00pm Hands-On

This continuing education program is presented by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Continuing Dental Education program. The UNC Continuing Dental Education program is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. UNC CDEs term of recognition is May 2012 through June 2015. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at

The UNC School of Dentistry designates this activity for up to 7.0 hours of continuing education credits.

Conflict of Interest
In accordance with the ADA CERP Standard V., everyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will be required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests and this information will be made available to participants at the start of the activity.

As a continuing education provider, UNC School of Dentistry is responsible for ensuring the content, quality and scientific integrity of all continuing dental education activities for which credit is provided. The School is also responsible for taking steps to protect against and/or disclose any conflict of interest of the faculty/instructors presenting those courses.

The registration fee includes course materials, CE credit and all meals listed in the agenda. All registrations must be received by October 27, 2014.

UNC CDE recommends that you do not make air travel arrangements prior to receiving a receipt of payment or confirmation. UNC CDE is not responsible for any travel-related costs.

Cancellations and Refunds:
A registration refund, less a $50 fee, will be issued for cancellations received by October 27, 2014. No refunds will be issued after October 27, 2014.

The UNC School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education Program cannot be responsible for the refund of any part of the registration fee as a result of emergencies, unforeseen circumstances, or events beyond its control after the cancellation date.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of cancellation or postponement, the University will fully refund registration fees but is not responsible for any related costs or expenses to participants, including cancellation fees assessed by hotels, airlines, rental car or travel agencies

ADA Statement
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veterans status, or sexual orientation. If you require reasonable accommodations for a disability in order to participate fully in this continuing education activity, please call 919-537-3400 no later than October 20, 2014.

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Dental education institutions have an obligation to disseminate new knowledge related to dental practice. In so doing, some presentations may include controversial materials or commercial references. Sponsorship of a continuing education course by the University of North Carolina does not necessarily imply endorsement of a particular philosophy, procedure, or product by this institution.