Join us for the 2023 Spring MasterTrack course, to be held April 28 - 29, 2023 at the Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.
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Featured Speaker
Dr. John Olmsted

Friday, April 28

“Practical Endodontic Tips from 35 Years of Endodontic Practice” Part 1
Which tooth is it? How do I get the patient numb? Which filesystem should I use? Technological advances will allow you to provide efficient and excellent
endodontic care for your patients. This evidence based half day lecture presentation will allow you to separate the facts from the fiction with diagnosis and treatment planning; anesthesia, access, isolation; recent improvements in the delivery of irrigation solutions that have enhanced the reduction of bacteria and debris in the root canal system; and the instrumentation phase of endodontic treatment with locating the canal orifices, negotiating the canals, opening the orifice, reconfirming working length, and utilizing cutting edge rotary/reciprocation instruments.

1. List 15 steps of diagnosis emphasizing medical/dental history, radiographs.

2. Outline the progression of local anesthetics, access, and isolation.

3. Describe the steps of rotary/reciprocation instrumentation. 

Saturday, April 29 

“Practical Endodontic Tips from 35 Years of Endodontic Practice” Part 2

How do I fill a canal? What is the best restoration after endodontic treatment? Which pain medications and antibiotics are best? You will learn answers to these and many more questions with this evidence-based half day lecture presentation highlighting: obturation of gutta-percha that has improved with bio ceramic sealer; restoration of endodontic treated teeth; and post-operative care with appropriate antibiotics and pain medications.

1. Describe the different delivery procedures for obturation.

2. Evaluate the different restorative procedures following endodontics.

3. Identify the correct pain medications and utilization of antibiotics.

About Dr. Olmsted

Dr. John S. Olmsted is a past President of the American Association of Endodontists, and past General Chairperson of the American Dental Association 2004 Orlando, FL Meeting. He has been active in practice, teaching, lecturing, and professional dental organizations for the past 47 years. John has presented 660 days of scientific sessions with international, national, regional, state dental meetings, and dental schools. He is emeritus in a group endodontic practice in Greensboro, NC with Dr. Hal W. Mohorn, Jr., Dr. Matthew Baird, Dr. Will Stanley, Dr. Leslie Malueg, Dr. Nathan Horwitz, Dr. Josh Morrow, Dr. Zack Mohorn; Dr. H. Wayne Mohorn, Sr. (1971-2019), Dr. Stuart B. Fountain (emeritus), Dennis L. Torney (emeritus), Dr. Steven G. Mohorn (emeritus) Dr. Ken Morgan, Jr.,(emeritus). John received his DDS from the University of Iowa in 1975 and was awarded OKU. He earned his MS from the University of North Carolina in 1977 and is currently an Adjunct Professor in Endodontics at the University of North Carolina and the University of Iowa. He is certified by the American Board of Endodontics and obtained his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD) in 1984, Fellowship in the International College of Dentists (FICD) in 1989, Fellowship in the Pierre Fauchard Academy in 1993, and Fellowship in the American College of Dentists (FACD) in 1995.