Thursday-Saturday, October 23-25, 2014 • Delta Grand Okanagan Resort • Kelowna, British Columbia
TODS Featured Speaker – Dr. John West
Making Your Endodontics Easy, Safe, and Super Efficient:
“Learning What To Do When, Why And How”
Friday October 25, 2013 8:30am – 12:00pm
If pre-registered for Friday October 25 afternoon workshop - this course is a pre-requisite
Generously Co-Sponsored by Tulsa Dentsply
It’s Monday morning and you have an endodontic patient scheduled for 10:00 A.M. How do you feel in your gut? Do you feel competent, consistent, and confident? Do know the rules for successful access so that your rotary shaping is safe? If you cannot reach the canal length, what are the four possible reasons and four possible solutions? Have you mastered the four manual motions to Glidepath management? Do you know when to use rotary and when to use reciprocation? What irrigants should be used when and how? Finally, does your treatment protocol produce consistent 3-D obutration.
Dr. John West’s Making Your Endodontics Easy, Safe, and Super-Efficient and unrivaled teaching style will teach you the skills you need, everything you need, to know how to make endodontics the best part of your day. You will learn an endodontics where you are truly in control and endodontics will be fun!
You will learn:
1. How to design successful access cavities for safe mechanical shaping.
2. “Find” all canals.
3. “Follow” all canals to their termini.
4. “Finish” all canals by 3-D Shaping, Cleaning, Conefit, and Obturation.
5. Immediately apply newfound endodontic skills to your practice.
Dr. John West – As the founder and director of the Center for Endodontics, Dr. West continues to be recognized as one of the premier educators in clinical and interdisciplinary endodontics. John West received his DDS from the University of Washington in 1971 where he is an Affiliate Associate Professor. He then received his MSD in endodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1975 where he is a clinical instructor and has been awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. West has presented unmatched endodontic continuing education in North America, South America, and Europe while maintaining a private practice in Tacoma, Washington. John is a clinical visionary, an inventor, a teacher, and a coach for any dentist that wants to experience the possibilities of endodontics in his or her practice. He coauthored Obturation of the Radicular Space with Dr. John Ingle in Ingle’s 1994 and 2002 editions of Endodontics and was senior author of Cleaning and Shaping the Root Canal System in Cohen and Burns 1994 and 1998 Pathways of the Pulp. He has authored Endodontic Predictability in Dr. Michael Cohen’s 2008 Quintessence text Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning: Principles, Design, Implementation, and Michael Cohen’s 2010 Quintessence text Interdisciplinary Treatment Planning Volume II: Comprehensive Case Studies and is lead author of Esthetic Management of Endodontically Treated Teeth in Ronald Goldstein’s “in print” third edition of Esthetics in Dentistry. Dr. West’s memberships include: 2009 president and fellow of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and 2010 president of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, the Northwest Network for Dental Excellence, and the International College of Dentists. He is a 2010 consultant for the ADA’s prestigious ADA Board of Trustees where he serves as a consultant to the ADA Council on Dental Practice. Dr. West further serves on the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine’s Boston University Alumni Board. He is a Thought Leader for Kodak Digital Dental Systems and serves on the editorial advisory boards for: The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Practical Procedures and Aesthetic Dentistry, and The Journal of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry.