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2024 Annual Convention 

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Direct Pulp Capping 1 CE

6/15 - 9:45am-10:45am

  • From 45 US dollars
  • Ironbound Island

Course Description:

Endodontic Sealers and Effective Endodontic Treatment Current Status of Direct Pulp Capping Materials For Permanent Teeth Speaker: Takashi Komabayashi, DDS, MDS, PhD Direct pulp capping is a treatment for exposed vital pulp using a dental material such as calcium hydroxide, bonded composite resins, and mineral trioxide aggregate to facilitate both the formation of reparative dentin from odontoblasts and the maintenance of vital pulp. However, clinical outcomes of direct pulp capping involve a great deal of uncertainty regarding the survival potential of vital pulp. This course will fill in some of the gaps of the knowledge in direct pulp capping. ​Educational Objectives: - By the completion of this course, each participant should be able to . . . - Utilize endodontic diagnosis technique into direct pulp-capping case selection - Describe clinical success rate of direct pulp-capping by exposure types - Implement evidence-based direct pulp-capping treatment and materials into the practice

Terms & Conditions

Registration: Registration is REQUIRED. Photos: A photographer will be present at the event, taking photos for the Maine Dental Association to use in future flyers, brochures, social media posts, and on our website. If you do not wish for your photo to be displayed, please notify the Maine Dental Association immediately. Any photos captured with you in it will be removed. Contact: / 207-622-7900 Cancellation / Refund: Requests for cancellations/refunds must be emailed to Therese Cahill,, no later than May 31, 2024. After this date, no refunds - including for absences due to illness (including COVID-19), late arrivals, weather, or parking difficulties - will be granted. The Maine Dental Association is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. The Maine Dental Association designates the identified activities for one to seven continuing education credits.

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