Frederic Barnett, DMD
Friday, April 3, 2009
9 am - 12 pm
3 CE credits
Recommended for: Dentists
The Antimicrobial Effects of Endodontic Treatment and Treatment Outcome
This presentation will discuss the effect of currently available “cleaning and shaping” procedures on the treatment outcome of pulpally involved teeth. Additionally, an evidenced-based review of the antimicrobial effects of clinical procedures will be presented along with representative histologic findings and clinical cases.
- Understand the etiology and pathogenesis of pulp and periapical inflammation.
- Understand the antimicrobial effectiveness of routine “cleaning and shaping” procedures.
- Describe the various materials and methods for successful treatment of pulp and periapical disease.
- Understand the causes of endodontic treatment failure and create an algorithm for retreatment, surgical treatment, or implant placement.
Frederic Barnett received his DMD degree in 1978 and his Certificate in Endodontics in 1981, both from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He received his Board Certification in Endodontics in 1986, has served as the Director of Postdoctoral Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently the Vice-Chairman of Dental Medicine and Chairman and Program Director of the Postdoctoral Endodontics at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.
Dr. Barnett has written numerous scientific and clinical papers and has lectured nationally and internationally on the Treatment of Endodontic Infections, Dental Trauma and Contemporary Endodontic Treatment. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Dental Traumatology Journal and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Barnett has also been in private practice in Endodontics since 1981.