DE Webcast July 26, 2018 Supported by: DACE Course Code: MC072618CS CA #: 01-4527-15330 Presented by: Marwan Abou-Rass, DDS, MDS, PhD What makes this webinar different from others? “Best Practices in Cracked Teeth Management” is the first Master Class series, developed by Prof.Abou-Rass for the Dental Academy of Continuing Education. There are two academic and clinical features which make the content of the series different from the content of traditional continuing education courses and publications dealing with the subject of cracked teeth. The first is the availability of advanced, in-depth, evidence-based endodontic material related to the causal relationship between teeth cracks development and propagation and abusive root canal preparation, obturation and post placement procedures. The second is the Unique and distinctive content driven by Prof.Abou-Rass believe in need of every general practitioner to be a master diagnostician. Prof.Abou-Rass shares with the audience his diagnostic approaches, values, experience, and contrarian thinking in Endodontics in general and management of cracked teeth in particular. The Master Class series increases the practicing dentists and dental hygienists awareness of the cracked teeth problem and develops thorough, in-depth, evidence-based understanding of how to prevent, diagnose and treat cracked teeth. The master class series content covers the following five (5) areas of cracked teeth; importance, causes, classification, diagnosis, and treatment. The series requires 14 hours of self-study. The webinar condenses the 14 hours into the 90-minute presentation. Learning Objectives Describe the 4R Operational Diagnosis protocol (4ROD) as an alternative to the empirical conventional endodontic testing methods. Demonstrate the use of the (4Rs OD) profiles for diagnosing cracked teeth with Symptomatic Reversible Pulpitis and Symptomatic Irreversible Pulpitis. Increase the general dentist’s awareness and develop a new perspective of the cracked teeth problem. Review the risks and complications of treating teeth with Undiagnosed cracks. Learn the author 3×3 classification of cracked teeth. Prof. Marwan Abou-Rass brings nearly 50 years of teaching cutting-edge innovations in the field of endodontic education. Has made some significant new concepts and methodology contributions including the development of: The concept of teaching molar versus central teeth as the best sequence for learning endodontic skills. The critical error approach to evaluate clinical performance. Stressed Pulp Concept Anti-Curvature Filing Method 4R Operational Diagnosis Protocol Guidelines for Composite Post and Core Buildup Endodontic Treatment Finalization Protocol Interim Endodontic Therapy for Native Bone Regeneration before Implant Placement In addition to his DDS, Dr. Abou-Rass holds a Master’s degree in Dental Science in Prosthodontics, a certificate in Endodontics and a Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Abou-Rass served as Endodontic Department Chairman and Director of the Advanced Endodontic program at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry (1971-2000). Dr. Abou-Rass moved to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2000, where he directed the AEGD program at PAADI from 2000 to 2012. Currently, he is USC Professor Emeritus and publisher of Dental Economics MENA Journal and CEMENAOnline.com. Visit www.abourass.com online to view details from Dr. Abou-Rass’ curriculum vitae.