Dr. Sergiu  NicolaDr. Terry  Pannkuk DDS, MScD

Endodontic Retreatment and Correcting Iatrogenic Errors

Saturday, October 3, 2015 | Time: 11:00AM - 1:00PM PDT
CDE Credits: 2.00 Teaching Methods: Lecture; Live Online or Self-Instructional Video Length: 2 hours
PDL is an ADA CERP recognized provider. PDL designates this activity for 2.00 hours continuing dental education credit.
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  • Webinar Title: Endodontic Retreatment and Correcting Iatrogenic Errors
  • Presenters: Dr. Sergiu Nicola and Dr. Terry Pannkuk
  • Date Recorded: October 3rd, 2015
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • CDE Credits: 2 CDE credits will be issued by Pure Dental Learning



In this webinar we will discuss various retreatment techniques that will help the clinician to perform high difficulty root canal retreatments faster, safer and more predictably. Every example will be shown with HD video footage taken during various personal retreatment cases.

Course Outline

I. Fast and safe removal of big cast posts

II. Removing fiber posts without touching the dentinal structure - a minimally invasive approach

III. Deep ledges

IV. Removing foreign objects from the root canal system (separated instruments, hard cements) - a minimally invasive approach


To learn some very simple and efficient techniques that might help the clinician to deal with various situations encountered during a nonsurgical root canal retreatment.

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Dr. Sergiu Nicola has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Terry Pannkuk has no relevant commercial relationships.

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Dr. Sergiu  Nicola

Dr. Sergiu Nicola

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Str. Tudor Vianu nr. 24, Sector 1
Bucuresti, Romania


Dr. Sergiu Nicola - Bucharest, Romania.

  • Graduate of Carol Davila School of Dental Medicine Bucharest , Romania in 2003
  • Practice limited to Endodontics since 2006
  • Master in Endodontology 2006-2008 Carol Davila School of Dental Medicine Bucharest, Romania
  • Member of ARE (Romanian Association of Endodontology) affiliated to ESE (European Society of Endodontology)
    Active Member of international endodontic forums.
  • Numerous lectures about endodontic topics mainly focused on removing separated instruments with minimum invasive techniques.

Dr. Terry  Pannkuk DDS, MScD

Dr. Terry Pannkuk

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9 E Pedregosa Street, Suite B
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
United States


Dr. Terry Pannkuk, a native of California, graduated from University of California at Los Angeles with a degree in Biology, Georgetown Dental School with a D.D.S., and Boston University with an M.Sc.D. in Endodontics. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, former editor and publisher of The Endodontic Report, former president of the Boston University Endodontic Alumni Association, current reviewer for the Journal of Endodontics (official journal of the American Association of Endodontists), Past President of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, President and Founder of the Schilder Institute for the Advancement of Endodontics, Editor and Publisher of PDL (Pure Dental Learning), Volunteer Clinical Professor at the University of California at San Francisco, and international lecturer-author of topics relating to clinical endodontics.

He lives and practices in Santa Barbara, California.

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Original Release Date: October 3, 2015
Review Date: TBD
*Expiration Date: October 3, 2018

*Self-instructional activities are reviewed at least once every three years, or more frequently if indicated by new scientific developments, to ensure that content is current and accurate.

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