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Dr. Rico Short


Endodontic Perspective

Course Title:

Relax…Don’t Extract!

Course Description:
With dental implants now being placed by nearly all dental providers, endodontic treatment has been slowly waning. Who’s at fault for this dilemma? Is it the dentist, the endodontist, dental schools, or dental companies? Everyone plays a part in this epidemic.

This course will discuss why and how to save teeth that many would just extract.

Learning objectives for this lecture:

  • Understand How to Diagnose Teeth of Endodontic vs Periodontal Etiology.
  • Understand and Implement Various Retreatment Procedures with Bioceramics and MTA.
  • Learn How to Endodontically Treat Permanent Teeth with Immature Apices.

Dr. Rico Short’s Bio

Dr. Rico Short has two decades of experience in dentistry and more than 15 years in endodontics. He was named one of the Top 40 Dentists under 40 in America by Incisal Edge and has consistently been named a top leader in continuing education by Dentistry Today. He is an assistant clinical professor at The Dental College of Georgia, Augusta.

A prolific author and speaker, Dr. Short attained his Doctor of Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and earned his post doctorate degree in Endodontics from Nova Southeastern University.

He became a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics in 2009. He is an avid volunteer, working with charity dental clinics and speaking to dental students.