Leading Dentists

Dr. Terrell F. Pannkuk

The Lost Art of Full Effort Thoughtful Endodontic Treatment

Dr. Terrell F. Pannkuk

Oct. 24th, 2019 Study Club Course

Judicious critical thinking is the essence of treatment planning and decision-making in health care. In this webinar, Dr. Pannkuk will detail the important components of an endodontic exam with a comprehensive perspective which constructs a predictably successful treatment plan.  The discussion will highlight assessment of remaining tooth structure, evaluation of cracks, proposed tooth function, and consideration of occlusal forces.  Case ...

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Mr. Tom Viola

Hurts So… Good! Management of Acute Dental Pain and Appropriate Opioid Prescribing

Mr. Tom Viola

Dec. 5th, 2019 Study Club Course

Management of acute odontogenic pain is accomplished through a clinical approach that successfully incorporates both opioid and non-opioid analgesics. However, moderate to severe dental pain often occurs well after office hours and away from our immediate supervision. Thus, it is critical for clinicians to be able to accurately identify a patient’s need for pain control, develop an individualized pain management ...

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