Everyday Root Canals (Half Day Hands-on Workshop)

  • Fri, Oct 21, 2022 | 9:00 AM - Fri, Oct 21, 2022 | 1:00 PM
  • Location: Southern Alameda County Dental Society
  • Address: 405 Boulder Ct. Ste. #600, Pleasanton, CA , US
  • Directions
  • Email: info@sacds.org
  • Phone: Do you have any questions? Please call us at: (510) 782-5316.

Course Description:                                                                                        
With the introduction of NiTi into dentistry and the technological advancements from dental manufacturers, the dental clinician has been able to provide conventional routine endodontics in office at increasingly efficient rates.  However, root canal therapy can still be an enigma for the dental professional.  Therefore, this course will deal with the complexity of locating canals, choosing methods to mechanically instrumenting 80-90% of teeth in an efficient manner, biologically cleansing the entire root canal system, and hermetically sealing the apex and canal system to prevent failure.  4 CE Units - Lunch will be provided.

Learning Objectives:

  • Gain tips for accessing, locating, and negotiating canals.  
  • Understand the rationale behind the utilization of hybrid techniques and perform them in a clinical setting.
  • Understand biologic objectives and disinfection of the root canal system.      
Content Topic Areas:
  • Demonstration of tips on how to locate canals.
  • Participants: Hands-on full instrumentation and complete irrigation and disinfection of extracted teeth. 
  • Participants: Hands-on obturation and sealing of the root canal system.                                                                              

**All participants must bring 3-5 extracted teeth that have been accessed to patency for the workshop.

Ralan Wong, DDS, MSDr. Ralan Wong, DDS, MS, is a 5th generation San Franciscan and a 3rd generation alumnus from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry.  He completed his graduate training in endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1997, where he earned the Grossman Award for outstanding clinical and academic performance.  He has been inducted into numerous Academies and Colleges in Dentistry.  Dr. Wong maintains a private practice in San Francisco and is also an associate clinical professor in endodontics at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. 

Date: Friday, October 21, 2022   Time: 9:00AM
SACDS Office - 405 Boulder Ct. Ste. #600 Pleasanton, CA 94566 


Members - $150.00 - Register by August 1st & Members - $200.00 Registering after August 1st.
Staff Members - $150.00 - Register by August 1st & Staff Members - $200.00 Registering after August 1st.
Non-Members - $225.00 - Register by August 1st & Non-Members - $275.00 Registering after August 1st.
 *Cancellation Policy: *No refunds for No-Shows. Send a written cancellation via email to: info@sacds.org or call the office at: (510) 782-5316. Cancellation must be received 7 days prior to (October 21st) to receive a refund. Refunds are subject to a service fee.  *No Children Allowed at CE Events.

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