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Restoring the Endodontically Treated Tooth: Endo Perspective – Ep. 22

Guest: Dale Jung, D.D.S. & Viraj R. Vora, D.D.S., M.S.

In this episode of Endo Voices, we bring together private practitioners Dr. Dale Jung (NYU Endo alum) and Dr. Viraj Vora (Michigan Endo alum) to gain insight into the dynamics of restorative endodontics, moreover, full-service endodontic care. We discuss why it is important for endodontists to have knowledge about restorative dentistry and review key principles that affect tooth and restoration survival after root canal. The conversation brings to light the hierarchy of dental structures and tissues with an emphasis of dentin preservation. Drs. Vora and Jung touch on their respective journeys to endodontics. These endo-resto enthusiasts zone in on the current shift towards MIE and the advances that have directed endodontics into a culture of thoughtful endodontic practices based within restorative design and sound isolation. Concepts like ferrule, peri-cervical dentin and deep margin elevation allow the listener to unpack pre-conceived thoughts on restoring the severely broken-down tooth and successfully managing sub-g caries.

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Episode Resources

  1. Clark D, Khademi J. Modern molar endodontic access and directed dentin conservation. Dent Clin North Am 2010;54:249–27
  2. Trends Towards Conservative Endodontic Treatment Bobby Nadeau, DDS; Dale Jung, DDS; Viraj Vora, DDS, MS Oral Health 2020: 1-9
  3. AAE. Access Opening and Canal Location. Am Assoc Endod. 2010;1–8.
  4. Richard S. Schwartz, D.D.S CFE: A New Look at the EndoRestorative Interface Fall 2020

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1 Comment

  1. Deepesh Bhandari on April 2, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    Awesome it was Viraj sir and Dale sir!

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