Stephen Niemczky, DMD

 Stephen Niemczyk, DMD

Stephen Niemczyk, DMD

Friday, April 13, 2012
1. 9 – 12 pm
2. 2- 5 pm
Recommended for: Dentists
OSAE Courses
3 CE Credits each
 
 
 
Sponsored, in part, by Dentsply Tulsa.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1. Advanced Endodontic Concepts and Techniques for the General Practitioner-Lecture
 

Ever changing advances in endodontic technique and technologies now afford the General Dentist greater treatment options and confidence. These new techniques and protocols will be presented and explored in a multimedia format, benefiting the novice and experienced user alike. The morning lecture updates the latest rotary instrumentation and thermoplastic obturation schemes, highlighting irrigation protocols and materials. The morning session will also include an introduction of the surgical operating microscope and its impact on the successful treatment of calcified canals, separated instruments, immature pulp therapies and perforation repair, employing ultrasonic instrumentation and biocompatible materials.

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will have learned:

  • Differences in file designs and the advantages/disadvantages of each type
  • The technique for employing carrier-based obturation successfully
  • Techniques for canal location and negotiation
  • Management and treatment of iatrogenic occurrences such as missed canals,  perforations and separated instruments
  • Use of Mineral Trioxide Aggregate in immature pulp therapies

 

2. Advanced Endodontic Concepts and Techniques for the General Practitioner-Workshop

This hands-on course will permit the participant to use the materials and techniques presented in the morning’s lecture. Rotary and ultrasonic instruments will be assigned for each participant, and a limited number of surgical operating microscopes will be available for use as well.

At the conclusion of this course, attendees will have learned:

  • The proper techniques for rotary instrumentation and carrier-based obturation
  • Introduction to the surgical operating microscope
  • The use of ultrasonics in refining accesses and locating calcified canals

 

Dr. Niemczyk graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1982. He earned his postgraduate Endodontic certificate from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984. Dr. Niemczyk served as the Director of Undergraduate Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania from1990-95 and the Post Graduate Director from 1993-95.  He is currently the Director of Endodontic Microsurgery at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia
Dr. Niemczyk is a consultant for the Post Graduate Endodontic programs at the National Naval Medical Center and Fort Gordon, GA. He maintains a full time practice limited to Endodontics in Drexel Hill, PA.