Dr. Alan Atlas maintains a full time private practice dedicated to esthetic and comprehensive restorative dentistry located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Atlas received his D.M.D degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and currently serves there as Clinical Professor in the Department of Endodontics and the Department of Preventive/Restorative Sciences. He is Director of the Endodontic-Restorative Microscopy and Technology Clinic at Penn Dental Medicine teaching student’s precision restorative dentistry utilizing the dental microscope and digital technologies.
Lecture: Save the Tooth! Reconstruction of Compromised Teeth from Endodontics to Final Restoration
This course will cover the spectrum of treatment options for the restoration of the compromised tooth. Participants will learn comprehensive risk assessment criteria necessary to determine the clinical requirements for successful tooth preservation. Step-by-step protocols for post selection, post and core placement, and tooth preparation will be demonstrated. The objective of the lecture is to define essential restorative diagnostic criteria for treatment planning preservation of the compromised tooth versus extraction and implant options. Understand the when, why and how strategies to simplify placement of posts and core materials and preparation of compromised teeth. Implement innovative and reduced workflows for integrating endodontic therapy with chairside scanning and milling