At the tomb of the unknown endodontist, there is a plaque that reads, “The endo is not done until the tooth is restored.” Dr. Schwartz will discuss the unique challenges of restoring endodontically treated teeth, how the endodontics affects the restorative outcome and how the restorative treatment affects the endodontic outcome. Dr. Schwartz is an endodontist who restores 98% of the teeth he treats. He will discuss the endodontists’ obligations in the restorative arena and how to ensure the patients’ best interests don’t get lost in the discussions of “who is going to do what”.
At conclusion, participants should be able to discuss:
How does the endodontic treatment affect the success or failure of the restorative treatment?
How does the restorative treatment affect the success or failure of the endodontics?
What are the current concepts about restoring endodontically treated teeth?
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Dr. Rick Schwartz has no relevant commercial relationships.
1130 E. Sonterra Blvd, Suite 140
San Antonio, TX 78258
Dr. Rick Schwartz was a restorative dentist for 19 years prior to entering post-graduate training in endodontics. He attended a 2-year general dentistry residency, and then did a combination of private practice, teaching and dental materials research before entering endodontic training in 1996. He has authored over 100 articles and abstracts and was a cover author on 3 editions of “Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry” by Quintessence Publishing Co. He is first author of the book “Best Practices in Endodontics”, also from Quintessence., and is a cover author of “A CBCT Primer for Endodontists “, which will be available in 2017. For the past 19 years he has been in full time private practice limited to endodontics in San Antonio, TX. He has lectured extensively in U.S. and 14 other countries.
Original Release Date: July 19, 2014
Review Date: TBD
*Expiration Date: July 19, 2017
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