Multirooted Endodontics Two-Day Workshop

Friday, March 22 at 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

More dates through March 23, 2019

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry
155 Fifth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Have you ever felt lost in a root canal? If so, this two-day program is right for you. This program combines updates about the latest techniques, instruments and clinical strategies in endodontic therapy. Lectures with relevant hands-on laboratory exercises ensure that participants take their endodontic skills to the next level. Theoretical information will be effectively communicated by well-recognized endodontic specialists.

Molar endodontics is deemed considerably more difficult than anterior or single-rooted premolar root canal treatment. It is imperative for the clinician to assess case difficulty and make educated treatment decisions in various clinical scenarios. Both basic concepts and solutions for complex cases will be presented. Management of complications during endodontic therapy, pain control and handling of emergency situations will also be discussed. These strategies, presented in an evidence-based and easy to follow manner, will allow clinicians the opportunity to develop immediate strategies to solve these endodontic problems in their practices.

Presentations are accompanied by step-by-step, printed handouts and live, follow-along demonstrations in the simulation laboratory. Participants will have the opportunity to perform techniques on plastic models and real teeth, emphasizing clinical situations that can be encountered in multi-rooted teeth. Exercises will include specific elements for molars and will concentrate on locating all canal orifices.

You Will Learn

  • To be familiar with diagnoses and related treatment plans
  • Access preparations that retain structural integrity, expose all orifices and allow unimpeded entry into the root canals
  • Easy canal length determination principles using electronic apex locators and radiographic techniques
  • Cleaning and shaping procedures and strategies for single rooted and multirooted teeth using the most effective hand instrumentation and current concepts in rotary instrumentation
  • Root canal filling techniques using laterally compacted gutta-percha
  • Root canal filling using several warm filling techniques 

Who Should Attend

This two-day, hands-on course is designed for general practitioners who are interested in learning more about simplifying endodontic therapy and would like to incorporate multirooted endodontic cases as routine elements of their practice.

Early Bird Tuition: $1,195 (for registrations received by February 22) 
Regular Tuition: $1,295
Program: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Check-in: 8:30 am Saturday
Location: Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, 155 Fifth Street, SF
Credits: This activity is designated for 14 units of continuing education credit.

Program is limited to 36 participants; includes lunch and morning coffee/tea service each day. Participants are required to bring at least 3-4 accessed molars that will be used in addition to plastic teeth provided.


Christine I. Peters, DMD, is a professor in the Department of Endodontics at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. She received her postgraduate training at Zurich University where she became an assistant professor of endodontics. She is a contributor to several textbooks, including Pathways of the Pulp and Ingle’s Endodontics, and has authored numerous scientific papers. She is past president of the Northern Californian Academy of Endodontics.

David C. Brown, BDS, MDS, MSD, is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Endodontics at the Dugoni School of Dentistry. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and also maintains a private endodontic practice in San Francisco, CA.

Ove Peters, DMD, MS, PhD, is a professor and director of endodontic research at the Dugoni School of Dentistry and has been a full-time educator since 1990. He is a contributor to two textbooks, Pathways of the Pulp and Ingle’s Endodontics, and has authored numerous scientific papers. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, and received the 2012 Louis I. Grossman Award from the American Association of Endodontists.

Event Type

Special Event, Lecture/Presentation, Speaker, Speaker, Conference/Symposium

Sponsoring Department

Continuing Dental Education, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry


CDE, dental, treatment, endodontics, Dugoni


Early Bird Tuition: $1,195 (for registrations received by February 24)  Regular Tuition: $1,305

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