cod. 1007791

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - Second semester
- Giovanni MERGONI
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Discipline odontoiatriche e radiologiche
Type of training activity
25 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The objectives of the course is to define the rationale and the decision-making process of non-surgical endodontic retreatment. The operative phases and the instruments necessary to deal with the most frequent situations will be described, including: removal of coronal interferences, root canal filling materials and intracanal retentions; management of fractured instruments; overcoming blocks and ledges; management of transported apexes and perforations.


To access this ADE, the student must have attended the Endodontics course at the fifth year and must have passed the related exam

Course unit content

Non-surgical root canal retreatments

Full programme

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Ingle’s Endodontics 7th ed. Rotstein & Ingle. PMPH USA, Raleigh, North Carolina. 2019

Teaching methods

The following videos will be shown:
1-Disassembly & Missed Canals, Quality & Profitability;
2- Nonsurgical Removal of Gutta Percha, Silver Points, Carriers & Paste Fillers;
3- Nonsugical Removal of Posts & Broken Instruments;
4- Management of Blocks, Ledges, Transportations & Perforations.

The students will read the chapter 23 “Endodontic Orthograde Retreatment and Management of Mishaps” from Ingle’s Endodontics 7th ed. Rotstein & Ingle. PMPH USA, Raleigh, North Carolina. 2019.

Clinical cases will be shown and discussed.

Assessment methods and criteria

Learning will be assessed by a multiple choice written test

Other information

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