University of Lahore

Seminar on “Retreatment in Endodontics” at University College of Dentistry,The University of Lahore

A seminar on the topic of “Retreatment in Endodontics” was held at the University College of Dentistry, The University of Lahore, on 28th November, 2018. The activity was intended to demonstrate house surgeons, general practitioners and endodontic specialists in salvaging failed root canal treatments for infected teeth.

The presentation was given by Dr. Khalid Manzoor Ahmad who runs a private practice limited to Endodontics in United States. He was an Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, University of Detroit & Mercy, University of Tennessee and is a visiting faculty member at the University of Lahore. He discussed the indications and contraindications to do retreatments in root canal therapy and how to do treatment planning, different contemporary techniques of re-endodontics etc. He emphasized the need to start thinking out of the box to tailor specific treatments customized for each individual patient.

Participants included more than 50 house surgeons, private practitioners and academicians from Lahore and neighboring cities. There was enthusiastic and inquisitive discussions at the end of the seminar following which participants gave constructive feedback for this activity and certificates with one credit hour was distributed by the Dean of University College of Dentistry, Prof. Moghees A Baig and Dr Khalid Manzoor. The University administration thanked the organizing committee and appreciated the participants. The dean emphasized the fact that the University will continue to conduct such seminars and hands-on workshops on regular basis on various subjects which would be of interest to specialists and general dental practitioner.

  • Seminar on “Retreatment in Endodontics” at University College of Dentistry,The University of Lahore
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