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Elevate your practice with minimally invasive endodontic techniques.

This intensive program taught by Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan allows you to hone your clinical skills over a four-week period.

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"Dr. Buchanan's class will transform how a dentist performs endodontics—predictably and successfully."

Dr. Donna Wilkerson

"The best thing in the dental world currently for learning endodontics perfectly."

Dr. Pathik Patel

"The amount of information I learned and the hands-on practice will change the way I practice dentistry."

Dr. Chrissy Greene

On or before February 16, you will receive the Buchanan Endo Mastery Kit: a collection of tools and information for endodontic success. Over the next four-weeks:

  1. Study the textbook and technical guide;
  2. Watch the technique demos;
  3. Prove your understanding with a pre-course quiz for extra CE units;
  4. Solidify your knowledge through hands-on practice using the Kit tools; and
  5. Rest and look forward to the on-campus course!

On Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17, arrive at the DELedu campus at 8:00 am for two-days of intensive hands-on practice under the guidance of Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan.

You will learn:

  1. Diagnosis and pain management
  2. Access: create an ideal minimally invasive access and eliminate cervically positioned curvature
  3. Negotiation: techniques to obtain patency, strategies to negotiate difficult canals with impediments, how to treat calcified molars without dynamic guidance; and techniques to find and treat elusive MB canals
  4. Shaping: file selection method, crown-down shaping strategies, and apical gauging techniques
  5. Cleaning: the importance of lubricants, irrigants, and chelating agents for negotiation, cleaning efficacy, and smear layer removal
  6. Obturation: the Continuous Wave of Condensation technique, carrier-based obturation, and methods to become proficient in molar obturation
  7. Solutions to address common RCT challenges and failures
  8. Full immersion into the treatment of complex molar anatomy

Title: The Art of Minimally Invasive Endodontics
Date: March 16-17, 2023 - see additional course dates
Duration: 2 Days
Time: 8 am – 5 pm
Location: DELedu Campus at 1515 State St Ste. 16 in Santa Barbara, California 93101

Course Type: 2-Day Hands-On, 1-Day Self-Paced Demonstration/Lecture
Continuing Education Credits: 16 Participation, 8 Lecture
Learning Methods: Hands-on practice, demonstration, lecture
Learning Materials: Textbook, online videos, and hands-on armamentarium including 3D printed replica teeth

ADA CERP Recognition Statement

Instructor: Dr. L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS, FICD, FACD, Dipl. ABE
Instructor Disclosure: The instructor is a founding partner of PlanB Dental and he receives royalty income from product inventions sold by Kerr Endodontics and Dentsply Sirona.

Course Deposit
A non-refundable deposit of $750 is paid during registration.

Standard Payment Plan
We offer standard payment plans as follows:

    • A non-refundable deposit of $750 is paid during registration
    • 5% of the total tuition ($199.75) is charged as an administrative fee
    • The remaining balance (tuition less deposit plus administrative fee - $3,444.75) is paid in three equal monthly payments*, with the final payment due at least 14 days before the course
    • *If you select this option, you will pay a non-refundable deposit of $750 at registration and a member of our team will contact you to coordinate the installment payments.

Customized Payment Plan
We extend customized payment plans as follows:

    • A non-refundable deposit of $750 is paid during registration
    • 7.5% ($299.63) of the total tuition is charged as an administrative fee
    • The remaining balance (tuition less deposit plus administrative fee - $3,544.63) is paid in bi-weekly or monthly installments based on your ability to pay*, with the final payment due at least 14 days before the course.          
    • *If you select this option, you will pay a non-refundable deposit of $750 at registration and a member of our team will contact you to coordinate the installment payments.