Working Length & Microscope Tips Determining Accurate WL & Microscope Q&A, Part 2

This show opens with a look at what is key when it comes to great leadership. Then we turn our attention to a specific scenario that still trips up some clinicians: determining an accurate working length. Next, Ruddle and Lisette continue with Part 2 of the Q&A on helpful microscope tips. The show concludes with another installment of What Does Phyllis Think? Get ready for Close Calls, Part 2, in which Phyllis shares how the family has managed to survive wildfires, surprise storms, earthquakes, and even tornadoes.

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00:55 - INTRO: Keys to Great Leadership
07:18 - SEGMENT 1: Specific Scenario – Working Length Determination
32:21 - SEGMENT 2: Q&A – Microscope Tips, Part 2
44:49 - CLOSE: What Does Phyllis Think – Close Calls, Part 2

Extra content referenced within show:

  • Special Show Guest: Phyllis Ruddle
  • Levin P: Communication, Transparency, and Honesty – 3 Keys to Great Leadership, Dentistry Today, 3 May 2022, https://www.dentistrytoday.com/communication-transparency-and-honesty-3-keys-to-great-leadership/
  • Roger P. Levin DDS, Levin Group, Inc: www.levingroup.com
  • Ruddle CJ: Ch. 8, Cleaning and Shaping Root Canal Systems. In Pathways of the Pulp, 8th ed, Cohen S, Burns RC, eds. St. Louis: Mosby, pp. 231-291, 2002
  • Ruddle CJ: Ch. 9, Three-Dimensional Obturation: The Rationale and Application of Warm Gutta Percha with Vertical Condensation. In Pathways of the Pulp, 6th ed, Cohen S, Burns RC, eds. St. Louis: Mosby Yearbook Co, 1994
  • Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED): www.microscopedentistry.com
  • Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute (NCOFI): www.ncofi.org
  • Interdisciplinary Dental Education Academy (IDEA): www.ideausa.net
  • Dr. Shoup Has a Strong Message for all Dentists Doing Root Canals Incorrectly (Guest Dr. Cliff Ruddle), The Dr. Shoup Show, 5 November 2022, https://www.ddsradio.com/episode/dr-shoup-has-a-strong-message-for-all-dentists-doing-root-canals-incorrectly/

  • Extra movie/video content:

  • Just-In-Time® Video from endoruddle.com: “Glide Path Management: Working Length & Patency”
  • Just-In-Time® Video from endoruddle.com: “Breakout Session – Working Length Determination: Radiographs-Apex Locators-Paper Points”

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