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CE Mena is pleased to announce our Master Class educational series. This series provides dental professionals with a higher level of education. This series concentrates on teaching today's dentists and dental hygienists the procedures and techniques that can only be taught by skilled practitioners.
These Master Class series have been created by Dr. Marwan Abou-Rass. He has been involved in teaching and practicing endodontics for almost 50 years. These courses are rich with content relevant to every dental professional.
* Advanced Diagnostics For Dental Hygienists Master Class Teaching Unit 1
Limitations of Conventional Endodontic, Periodontic and Restorative Diagnostic Tests
Marwan Abou-Rass, DDS, MDS, Ph.D
Expiration Date: October 01, 2022
CE Credit Hours:
The report of the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment on the Methods of Diagnosis and Treatment in Endodontics (2012), disclosed “Extensive shortcomings in the scientific basis underlying methods applied for endodontic diagnoses and treatment.” Along the same lines, primarily written for practicing dental hygienists, the author analyzes the conventional patient examination diagnoses methods used in endodontics, periodontics, and restorative dentistry and presents a patient examination and diagnosis protocols, which are clinical- efficient, evidence-based, and patient-centered.
The content of unit one is organized to accomplish three objectives:
Identify the shortcomings of the conventional diagnostic tests used in clinical Endodontic, Periodontic, and Restorative Dentistry.
Describe the technical and biologic limitations of the Diagnostic Imaging of Periapical, Bitewing, Panoramic Radiographs.
Describe the components of the evidence-based, biology- oriented best practices in Endodontic-Periodontic -Restorative diagnostic process.