District I component of the aae in Collaboration with the Edward C. Penick Endodontic Study Club Date: October 20, 2016

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District I Component of the AAE in Collaboration with

the Edward C. Penick Endodontic Study Club

Date: October 20, 2016 
Venue: Maggiano's Little Italy Restaurant, Washington DC
Meeting Schedule: Cocktail Hour 5:30 to 6:00 PM

Dinner and Business Meeting 6:00 to 7:00 PM

Lecture 7:00 to 8:30 PM

Q and A 8:30 to 9:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Samuel Kratchman
Lecture Topic: “Endodontic Complications”
Lecture Outline: As Endodontists, we receive many cases that can be quite challenging to treat. The presentation will include a brief discussion of the Endo/Implant continuum, the prevalence of cracked teeth, and the advantages of CBCT technology. Complications such as sinus involvement, treatment of otherwise hopeless teeth, and several other complex cases will be shown, all involving the use of modern endodontic techniques.
Learning Objectives:

1. Review the current thinking and treatment planning of endo versus implant therapy

2. Explain the diagnosis of cracked tooth syndrome and the limitations of CBCT in this instance

3. Discuss the many advantages of CBCT scans

4. Apply "out of the box" thinking on how to save otherwise hopeless teeth
About the Speaker:

Dr. Sam Kratchman was born and raised in New York. He received a B.S. in Biology and a D.M.D. both from Tufts University in Boston, Massachusetts. Sam then entered the University of Pennsylvania, where he received a certificate of Endodontics, and currently serves as Associate Professor of Endodontics and Assistant Director of Graduate Endodontics in charge of the microsurgical portion of the program.

Dr. Kratchman has authored several articles and chapters on endodontics and intentional replantation for the Microsurgery in Endodontics textbook and the Dental Clinics of North America. He also developed a patented instrument called the S-Kondenser for the obturation of root canals. Both Main Line Today and Doctor of Dentistry magazines honored Dr. Kratchman as the cover story for their “Best of” issues.
Dr. Kratchman lectures on several topics of endodontics throughout the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, South America, Canada and Asia. He also maintains two private practices limited to endodontics in Exton and West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Speaker Disclosure: Dr. Samuel Kratchman has the following financial interest/arrangement, consulting position, or affiliation: Obtura-Spartan for the S-Kondenser.
CANCELLATION POLICY, MEETING FEE, AND POINT OF CONTACT: All fees for this meeting are inclusive in your Penick membership dues. There is no penalty for canceling. If you have any further questions, please contact Dr. John Allemang at jdallemang@gmail.com.
There is no prerequisite for this course.
2 CE Hours will be awarded
AAE District I is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider approved by the American Association of Endodontists. 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. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at www.ada.org/cerp. AAE District 1 designates this activity for 2 continuing education credits.

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