Contemporary Endodontics for Recent Graduates and Refresher Course for Dentists Hands-On Workshop

Anne L. Koch, DMD


Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Code: F23 Cost: $200/$225 after Sept. 29 Date: Friday, Oct. 28

CE Credits:  3 Hour Participation  |  Subject: Endodontics |  Recommended for: Dentists | Notes: 30 Dentist attendees. Attendees bring any accessed extracted teeth. |  Prerequisite: Dr. Koch’s morning lecture is a prerequisite for this workshop.

This hands-on session is a natural follow-up to the previous lecture of the same name.  The hands-on will begin with a review of how to prevent the separation of rotary files.  A brief review of the “Blend Technique” will follow and then Dr. Koch will do a hands-on demonstration.  She will demonstrate how to properly use heat-treated and non-heat-treated files rotary files (the Blend Technique) as well as demonstrating the best way to use bioceramic technology.  Furthermore, this session will allow participants to review any technique or questions they may have with Dr. Koch.  Following her demonstration, participants will practice the various techniques and Dr. Koch will personally work with each individual during the hands-on portion.

Learning Objectives:

  • Able to predictably perform rotary instrumentation utilizing a “Rhythm” motion.
  • Have a more thorough understanding of what causes the separation of rotary files and how best to prevent them.
  • Successfully obturate a tooth or block using the hydraulic condensation technique.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Anne L. Koch received both her DMD and Certificate in Endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania.  She is the founder and past Director of the Postdoctoral Program in Endodontics and Microsurgery at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and is also the founder and past CEO of Real World Endo. Dr. Koch is the holder of multiple patents and maintains a faculty position at Penn (Department of Endodontics) and also serves as a member of the Board of Advisors for the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She is also a Board Member for the Center for Innovation and Precision Dentistry at Penn.  Dr. Koch maintains an adjunct faculty position at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine where she has co-endowed the Diversity and Inclusion Program. The author of more than 150 articles in her specialty field, Dr. Koch has presented more than 1,000 lectures worldwide. Financial Relationship – Honorarium: Real World Endo; Material Support: Brasseler USA.

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