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The anatomy of the mesial root of the maxillary and mandibular first permanent molars. Locating the Second Mesio-Buccal and the Mesio-Mesial Root Canal, Nightmare or Predictable Management?

The anatomy of the mesial root of the maxillary and mandibular first permanent molars. Locating the Second Mesio-Buccal and the Mesio-Mesial Root Canal, Nightmare or Predictable Management?

Dear Colleagues, Our next webinar is scheduled for Tuesday 19/09/2023 at 8:00pm. During this webinar our speaker, Endodontist Fotios Palamidakis, will be covering the topic “The anatomy of the mesial root of the maxillary and mandibular first permanent molars. Locating the Second Mesio-Buccal and the Mesio-Mesial Root Canal, Nightmare or Predictable Management?”. This webinar is a collaboration of the Hellenic Association of Endodontists and the Dental Association of Zakynthos. Attendees will be credited 1,5 CE credits (MEEO) as well as 1,5 CPD credits. The language of the webinar will be Greek.

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Abstract

Knowledge of the anatomy of the root canal system is the main prerequisite for proper endodontic management of each case. The increased use of magnification and illumination during root canal procedure are the main reasons that led to the increased detection rates of the second Mesio-Buccal (MB2) and the Mesio-Mesial (MM) root canals of the first of maxillary and mandibular permanent molars respectively, during the last two decades. Based on the literature review, these percentages will be analyzed and individual factors that determine the variation in the formation of these percentages, such as age and the previous dental operations to which the specific tooth has been subjected. Within the limitations of this webinar, graphs, radiographs, digital photos and videos from clinical cases via a surgical microscope are to be used in order to describe modern techniques and methodologies for the location and management of MB2 and MM root canals.

  • Literature review regarding the incidence of MB2 and MM root canals in maxillary and mandibular first permanent molars respectively
  • Pre and post-operative evaluation of the presence of MB2 and MM root canals
  • The use of dental Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) to determine the presence of MB2 and MM root canals
  • The importance of magnification and illumination for locating the orifices of MB2 and MM root canals
  • Do age, previous dental procedures and other factors affect the frequency of the presence of MB2 and MM root canals?
  • Techniques and equipment for locating the orifices of MB2 and MM root canals
  • Preparation of narrow MB2 and MM root canals
  • The clinical consequences from a missed, non-treated and obturated MB2 and MM root canal

These are some of the main topics of the webinar.

Biography

Fotios D. Palamidakis

I was born and live in Athens. I graduated in 1999 from Khalandri’s 2nd High School. I completed my first circle of studies in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Dental School and announced Dentist (DDS) in the year 2007. Afterwards, I continued my post-graduate studies in the field of Endodontics (Msc), at the same University’s Dental School and succesfully graduated in 2015. I was scientific partner of the Department of Endodontics of the Dental School of Athens for 12 years. I have published several papers in scientific journals in Greece and abroad and have presented my work in greek and international congresses and meetings. My Dental Pracice is limited to Endodontics and my office is located in Athens.

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Certificate of Attendance

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar, participants will be awarded with 1.5 Certified CPD credit hours. To receive a certificate you need to participate in at least 80% of the live broadcast of the webinar.

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