Course One

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COURSE # 1   8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Friday, February 2, 2018                                                                                                     
Location: Century House, Latham, NY
Tuition $250.00
In conjunction with 3rd District

“R2CTM- The Root to Canal Solution”

Presented by
Troy McGrew, DDS, MS


Each step of endodontically treating and restoring a tooth is connected.  This course walks through each step of root canal therapy- with each building on the success of the previous phase.  From diagnostic protocol through coronal restoration, learn techniques for clinical success at every step needed to take the patient out of pain, restore function to the tooth while maintaining the proper aesthetic, and enhance long term success.

Learning modules:

-        Diagnosis and Treatment Planning:  A complete understanding of the factors of each case

-        Endodontic Access: Creating a proper access cavity is critical

-        Antibacterial Dressings: Inter-appointment medicaments and temporizing teeth

-        Shaping Utilizing the Most Advanced File Technology Choices for imparting an appropriate shape to the canal

-        Irrigation:  Importance of removal of infection-causing bacteria

-        Obturation: Pros and cons of sealers and obturation techniques

-        Coronal Restoration of the Endodontically Treated Tooth: Choosing between direct vs. indirect restoration


Dr. McGrew is a native of West Virginia and attended the West Virginia University School of Dentistry for both dental school and postgraduate endodontic residency, receiving his DDS degree in 1995 and his masters degree in endodontics in 1997. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and is in private practice in Charleston, SC. Dr. McGrew is an adjunct clinical professor at the West Virginia University School of Dentistry Department of Endodontics where he teaches dental students and postdoctoral residents various endodontic techniques in the clinical and didactic settings. Dr. McGrew is also an associate professor with the Marshall University School of Medicine where he provides consultation on treatment matters and instructs internal medicine residents in dental emergency case management. He is one of the only Board Certified endodontists in the Lowcountry, which is the highest academic and clinical honor that can be achieved in the specialty. He is also a specialty member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Dental Association, and the South Carolina Dental Association.

Please note:  This course is held in conjunction with the Third District.  For proper credit, please register with your district.