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Managing endodontic complications, London

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (A, C)
Topic Groups (Endodontics)
Friday 14 June 2019
09:00 - 17:00
British Dental Association
64 Wimpole Street, LONDON, W1G 8YS, England
Shanon Patel, Federico Foschi
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £145.00
  • Essential member: £245.00
  • Expert member: £245.00
  • Extra member: £245.00
  • Senior member: £245.00
  • Non member: £335.00
  • Student member: £245.00

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Managing endodontic complications and complexities

How to improve treatment outcomes


Friday 14 June 2019   |   LONDON

Alternative date:

Friday 27 September 2019 | LEEDS


This one day seminar will enable you to improve your treatment outcomes by managing endodontic complication and complexities successfully. 


Learning objectives

  • Understanding the causes of endodontic failure
  • Simplifying instrumentation and obturation
  • Appreciating endodontic prognostic factors.




​Registration, refreshments and exhibition


​Effective diagnosis and treatment planning of complex cases 

  • What is success in endodontics?
  • Understand how cone beam CT can improve diagnosis and planning
  • Assessing restorability
  • Pulp cap or endodontic treatment?


​Morning refreshments and exhibition


​Strategies for successful endodontic treatment

  • Successful identification of root canals
  • Effective instrumentation and disinfection
  • Efficient obturation of the root canal system
  • When and how to restore endodontically treated teeth.


​Lunch and exhibition


​Re-treatment or implant?

  • When to re-treat or replace
  • Dealing with complications, such as blockages and perforations
  • Non-surgical or surgical endodontics? 


How to successfully manage (non-)dental pain

  • Dealing with local anesthetic failure
  • Managing chronic pain pre and post-treatment.​


​Afternoon refreshments and exhibition


​Interactive case-based discussion: managing endodontic failures
Panel and audience discussion. Smart phone votes and free text comment to determine the most suitable treatment plan.

  • Enhance and benchmark your knowledge of effective treatment planning
  • Appreciate the reasons for the other opinions presented
  • Understand the risks and benefits of different treatment options.


​Close of seminar



Dr Shanon Patel

BDS, MSc, MClinDent, MRD, PhD, FDS, FHEA
Consultant Endodontist/Reader, Endodontic Postgraduate Unit, King’s College London; Specialist practice, London.

Shanon divides his time between working in a large multi-disciplinary specialist practice in Central London (four days a week), and teaching future specialist endodontists in the Postgraduate Unit at King’s College London Dental Institute (one day a week). His PhD thesis assessed the use of CBCT in the management of endodontic problems and he is actively involved in research, having (co-)supervised over 50 Masters and PhD students.

There is a direct synergy between Shanon’s clinical practice and the research that he carries out. His background as a clinical academic has resulted in him publishing clinically relevant, high impact papers. Shanon has published over 70 papers and three national and European guidelines in dental imaging. He has co-authored five textbooks which have been translated into four different languages.

Current clinical research themes he is involved in include dental trauma, microbiology, cone beam CT, endodontic treatment outcomes and bioceramic endodontic materials.

​Dr Federico Foschi

Consultant Endodontist/Senior Lecturer, Endodontic Postgraduate Unit, King’s College London; Specialist practice, London.

Federico graduated with Honours from the University of Bologna and holds a PhD in Endodontic Microbiology from the Forsyth Institute, Harvard University in Boston, USA.

In 2009 he moved to the UK after being appointed Lecturer in Endodontology. He successfully completed the five-year training in Restorative Dentistry at Guy’s Hospital, leading to membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a registered Endodontic Specialist and maintains a constant referral-based practice.

He teaches at Guy’s Hospital, London, as a part-time Consultant/Senior Lecturer to both undergraduate and postgraduate students and has presented at numerous international congresses. He received the Pulp Biology award. He is a reviewer for several dental journals and has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers in the field of endodontics. He is the Programme Director of the MSc in Endodontics at King’s College London.


6 hours CPD

The seminar meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for verifiable CPD (6 hours) and is certified by the British Dental Association.



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Early-bird rates*:

​BDA members: £195.00 £245.00

Non-members: £285.00 £335.00

​Dental Care Professionals: £95.00 £145.00

The fee includes VAT, refreshments and a standing buffet lunch.

*Early-bird prices for London available until Monday 25 March 2019





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