Course Description: FA patient has tooth pain: is it an endodontic problem or could it be periodontal? What tests help determine which modality and which course of action to take to relieve the patient’s pain? Which tests are diagnostic? Which are less relevant? Dr. Brett Gilbert presents a compelling course that helps clinicians weave through the maze of critical clinical steps that lead toward a positive endodontic diagnosis and successful treatment outcomes. This course will discuss how to interpret patient information, which clinical tests to perform, what they mean and how to conduct radiographic exams. Diagnostic terminology and classifications are presented to allow for accurate and proper documentation and clinical treatment decisions.
Course Objectives: After completing this course the participant should be able to:
Have a better understanding of how to diagnosis and treat endodontic problems.
Understand which clinical tests are meaningful to make more accurate diagnoses and which are not.
Diagnose and treat endodontic disease with more predictable results.