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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the Ribble Section

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Bookings for this event have now closed. For any queries, please email [email protected]

What to expect

This one-day event features lectures in the morning which will outline the relevant evidence base and clinical implications of rotary endodontic treatment with clinical tips on managing curved, calcified and ledged canals.

The practical and interactive workshop elements are then designed to develop the skills you need to carry out optimal endodontic treatment utilising the Protaper Ultimate rotary in curved, calcified and ledged canals.


09:15 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Welcome and introductions

09:45 Lectures start - 4 hours and 30 minutes CPD

15:15 Close

See further down the page for a full programme and timings.

UCLan Alumni or LDC member?

Please call us to book for the special reduced rate on 020 7563 4590 or download the booking form (word) or booking form (PDF) and email to [email protected] 

Learning objectives

By the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review the aetiology for calcifications and ledges
  • ⁠Identify the severity of curvatures, calcification and ledges
  • ⁠Describe techniques to overcome curved calcified and ledged canals
  • ⁠Review a novel hand filing technique which involves reduction the number of hand files before using rotary files
  • Hands on training using the ProTaper Ultimate system to overcome these challenges.

Development outcome


Meet the speakers

Omar Ikram Photo 250X250 Omar Ikram Specialist Endodontist
Shalini Kanagasingam Photo 250X250 Shalini Kanagasingam Specialist Endodontist, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Course Leader, UCLan

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More information

Pizza will be provided for lunch with vegetarian and halal options available.

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements.

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09.15 Registration and refreshments

09.30 Welcome and introduction

09.45 Lecture 1: Protaper Ultimate protocol

10.15 Lecture 2: Tips for managing curved canals

10.45 Lecture 3: Tips for managing calcified canals

11.15 Lecture 4: Tips for managing ledged canals

11.30 Refreshment break

11.45 Demos of techniques

12.15 Practical exercises

13.00 Lunch break

13.45 Continue practical exercises

15.00 Q&A

15.15 Close

If you feel at all unwell, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend.

If your test is negative, but you do have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you consider not attending the event to mitigate any risk to other attendees.

HA108 (Enter via the Allen Building), UCLan School of Medicine and Dentistry, Adelphi Street, Preston PR1 7BH

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