Inspiring Dental Excellence
Negotiating and Shaping Around Impediments

Negotiating and Shaping Around Impediments

Learn how to recognize and successfully negotiate around root canal impediments in this self-paced online course.

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Participants will learn:

  • The six basic types of impediments
  • How to respond to loose resistance to file placement
  • When and how to effectively pre-bend negotiating files
  • How to safely and successfully negotiate around impediments, using both rotary and hand instruments
  • The importance of creating continuity of taper to ensure an ideal outcome
  • The "#10 File Test" used during shaping

Instructor: Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACD, Dipl. ABE
Continuing Education Credits: 1 Self-Test
Course Type: Online
Learning Method: e-Textbook and Quiz
Original Release Date: 1 NOV 2019
Review Date: 1 NOV 2020
Expiration Date: 1 NOV 2022

Learning Objectives

Participants will learn:

  • The six basic types of impediments
  • How to respond to loose resistance to file placement
  • When and how to effectively pre-bend negotiating files
  • How to safely and successfully negotiate around impediments, using both rotary and hand instruments
  • The importance of creating continuity of taper to ensure an ideal outcome
  • The "#10 File Test" used during shaping

Course Details

Instructor: Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACD, Dipl. ABE
Continuing Education Credits: 1 Self-Test
Course Type: Online
Learning Method: e-Textbook and Quiz
Original Release Date: 1 NOV 2019
Review Date: 1 NOV 2020
Expiration Date: 1 NOV 2022