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The decision of whether to root canal retreat a tooth or remove and replace this with a dental implant is a constant dilemma for many clinicians. Both treatment options have similar success and survival rates when appropriate case selection is adhered to. This lecture will cover concepts of how improved imaging and use of an evidence base can aid in making case selection the focus of whether to root canal retreat a tooth or replace it can be made.

Learning outcomes

The decision of whether to root canal retreat a tooth or remove and replace this with a dental implant is a constant dilemma for many clinicians. Both treatment options have similar success and survival rates when appropriate case selection is adhered to. This lecture will cover concepts of how improved imaging and use of an evidence base can aid in making case selection the focus of whether to root canal retreat a tooth or replace it can be made.

Speaker

Dr Omar Ikram

Omar was born in Christchurch New Zealand and attained his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Otago in 1997. After working in private practice in Christchurch, he moved to London U.K, where he worked in public, National Health Service and private dental practices, gaining extensive experience in endodontics, emergency and restorative dentistry. After completing his Fellowship for the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons, he began specialist training in Endodontology at King's College London. During the final year of specialist training his Masters thesis entitled: 'Micro-computed tomography of tooth tissue volume changes following root canal treatment and post space preparation.' was published in the International Endodontic Journal. He then moved to Sydney, Australia where he established his private practice in Crows Nest called Specialist Endo Crows Nest. Which focused on providing specialist dentistry for patients and educating dentists via in person courses and social media. In 2019 he was inducted into the International College of Dentists, for his work with the global dental community. During 2021 he became a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard academy and co-developed Endoprep a free smart phone app for dentists designed to improve worldwide standards in endodontics.

NZDA Conference 2024 - Dentist Day 1

Endo versus implants - when to root treat and when to replace?


Speaker:

Dr Omar Ikram

Friday 23rd Aug 2024
8:00am - 5:00pm
Venue: Te Pae Christchurch Convention Centre
188 Oxford Terrace
Christchurch Central City
Region: Canterbury
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