Addresses the common problem of deciding the optimal treatment plan for a debilitated tooth. Discusses the many factors involved in treatment planning for an endodontic treatment and heroic restorative attempt versus extraction and single tooth implant placement. Covers success and survival rates of endo treated teeth and single tooth implants as well as advantages and disadvantages of both options. Discusses factors affecting optimal outcomes and the current political "turf battle" over implant placement between general dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists and endodontists, and whether implantology should be recognized as a distinct dental specialty. California Dental Board approved CE. AGD PACE National approved CE. Remote self-directed distance learning online dental CE course.
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