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MASTERS FELLOWSHIP IN MICRO-ENDODONTICS (MFM)

Commencement (Batch 5) – January 2022 – June 2022 (Part-Time)

 ABOUT THE PROGRAM :

  1. The “MASTERS FELLOWSHIP IN MICRO-ENDODONTICS” (MFM) is duly affiliated & accredited by SAVEETHA UNIVERSITY, Chennai.
  2. Candidates who have completed MDS – Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics Degree or any Equivalent graduation in Endodontics from any Recognized University are ELIGIBLE.

3. The Program duration is 6 months (PART-TIME).

4. The Program will be conducted jointly by SAVEETHA DENTAL COLLEGE and ACCESS DENTAL INSTITUTE, Chennai.

MFM CURRICULUM :

The Masters Fellowship in Micro-Endodontics (MFM) Curriculum is spread over a period of 6 months as Module 1, Module 2, Clinical Case Evaluation & Practical Exam using DENTAL OPERATING MICROSCOPES ONLY that include the following CORE TOPICS.

CORE TOPICS (Theory, Pre-Clinical & Clinical Work) :

  • MAGNIFICATION :
    • Introduction to Magnification.
    • Magnification Tools & Parameters.
  • DENTAL LOUPES :
    • Magnification number, Factor & clinical application.
    • Field of View determination.
    • Single Lens / Galileo Lens / Prismatic Lens types.
    • IPD, Working Distance, Declination Angle, Illumination etc.
    • Selection Criteria.
  • OPERATING MICROSCOPES
    • Getting started with Microscopes.
    • Basic Physics & Parts of Operating Microscopes.
    • Basic Operations & Optics of Microscope.
    • Fixed / Variable objective Lens.
    • Diopter Adjustment for use with / without specs.
    • Parfocality, IPD determination, Focusing etc.
    • Ergonomics : Posture & Basic chair Positioning for Microscopy.
    • Hand-mirror-scope coordination for Maxillary & Mandibular teeth.
    • Operatory Set-up for microscopes / Mounts / modifications of existing operatory.
    • Selection of Micro-Armamentarium (FS Mirrors, Micro mirrors etc. )
  • DOCUMENTATION :
    • Incorporation / Types of Beam Splitters (80 : 20 / 70 : 30 / 50 :50).
    • Adapters and Mounts for Sony / Nikon / Canon etc.
    • DSLR / Camcorder / C mount / In-built documentation methods.
    • Still photos / Video documentation.
  • BASIC MICRO-ENDO :
    • Micro / Ninja / Truss / Caries Driven access cavity.
    • Methods of Isolation of mutilated / rotated / inaccessible teeth with Physical & Liquid Dam.
    • ULTRASONICS.
    • Ultrasonic Tips for Irrigation / Access Refinement / Calcifications / Instrument retrieval.
    • Access Refinement using Ultrasonic Tips.
    • Tracing MB2 / Extra canals.
    • Management of Pulp Stones / Calcifications / complete obliteration of canals.
    • Irrigation protocols using Ultrasonic / Sonic.
    • LASERS in Endodontics.
    • Thermoplastic Obturation / Warm Vertical / Carrier based obturation techniques.
    • Post Endodontic Restorations – Overlay / Tabletop / Cuspal coverage / Post etc.
  • ADVANCED MICRO-ENDO :

(Re-treatment, Retrieval of separated instrument, Perforation Repair etc)

    • RETREATMENT – Case Selection, GP Removal, Ledge management, work-flow & technique for specific cases.
    • How to minimize instrument separation.
    • Bypassing techniques & protocols.
    • Instrument retrieval – when & where to attempt.
    • Step-wise Instrument retrieval techniques.
    • Use of Ultrasonic Tips – specific size, no & shape for retrieval.
    • Staging Platform / Burrow Platform © techniques.
    • Band & Loop Technique (Lasso method).
    • Micro-tube retrieval techniques.
    • Instrument retrieval kits and their applications.
    • Management of Coronal & Radicular perforations.
    • Handling & applications of MTA / MTA Based / Bio-Ceramic sealers.

PRE-CLINICAL EXERCISES :

CENTRE WILL PROVIDE :

    • All Pre-Clinical work will be done ONLY under Microscope WITH Documentation at Access Dental Institute.
    • Individual Microscopes will be provided for every candidate for all the exercises.
    • Multiple Brands of microscopes (Zeiss, Labomed, Sanma, Seiler, Optofine, etc) will be provided for all candidates to facilitate compare & contrast between the brands.
    • Loupes – Multiple magnifications / Working distance / brands to select.
    • Extracted teeth / Phantom mount for Indirect vision.
    • Endo Micro access bur.
    • Ultrasonic Scaler units.
    • Ultrasonic Tips for access refinement.
    • All Consumables – K Files, Irrigants, Solvents, Mask / Gloves etc.
    • Thermaprep Oven, Warm GP units.
    • MTA / Bio-ceramic sealers.
    • Instrument retrieval – Ultrasonic scaler units & retrieval tips.

CANDIDATES SHOULD BRING :

    • Airotor Hand-piece.
    • Micro-motor Contra-angle handpiece.
    • Endo Motor.
    • Rubber Dam Kits / clamps / (sheets will be provided).
    • Extra-teeth for practice.

CLINICAL WORK :

    • All Clinical work should be done ONLY under Microscope WITH Documentation.
    • Clinical work can be done at Saveetha Dental College / Candidates clinic / Candidates work place as per the preference of the candidate.
    • At Saveetha Dental College, Individual microscopes with Documentation and patients will be provided.
    • Candidates have to submit 20 documented cases done under Microscopes which can include :
        • Cases of Special Anatomy – Extra canal (MB2, DB2, Middle mesial etc), Vertucci configuration cases, Deep splits etc) :
        • Micro / Truss / Caries Driven access.
        • Vital Pulp Therapy using current protocols of Biomaterials.
        • Re-treatment (Ledge management, Missed canals, GP retrieval etc) :
        • Separated Instrument retrieval.
        • Post Endodontic Restorations – Onlay / Overlay / Table top / Post etc.
        • Miscellaneous cases of special interest.
    • EVALUATION & PRACTICAL EXAMINATION :
        • Evaluation 1 – After 3 months : Submission of 10 documented cases with case discussion with External Evaluator.
        • Evaluation 2 – After 6 months : Submission of 10 documented cases with case discussion with External Evaluator.
        • Practical Exam – Following Evaluation 2 : Clinical Endodontic Work using Microscope on patient – Access opening, Tracing of Canals, Shaping upto Master cone selection held ONLY at SAVEETHA DENTAL COLLEGE duly evaluated by 2 examiners (Internal & External).
        • CERTIFICATION : Candidates after successful completion of Practical examination will be Awarded “MASTERS FELLOWSHIP IN MICRO-ENDODONTICS” (MFM) duly affiliated and accredited with SAVEETHA UNIVERSITY.

      COLLEGE WILL PROVIDE FOR PRACTICAL EXAM :  

      • Patients.
      • Microscopes.
      • Dental Chairs.
      • RVG X-ray.
      • All Consumables – Irrigants, LA, Syringes, Solvents, Mask / Gloves etc.

      CANDIDATES SHOULD BRING FOR PRACTICAL EXAM:

      • Airotor Hand-piece.
      • Micro-motor Contra-angle handpiece.
      • Endo Motor, Apex Locator.
      • Entire Endodontic Armamentarium (Burs, K – Files etc).
      • Ultrasonic Tips.
      • Rubber Dam Kits / clamps / (sheets will be provided)
      • White Coat.

                      

PROGRAM FEE :

The Masters Fellowship program fee is INR 2,00,000 /- (Two lacs only) inclusive of University affiliation, Certification & Examination Fee, College fee, Clinical material, consumables etc.


FOR COURSE DETAILS AND REGISTRATION

Contact Dr Hawwa – 9176621536 / Dr Narasimhan – 98400 93440.

Bank Transfer

Account Name: Saveetha Dental College Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics CME
Account No: 1248135000002664
Bank: Karur Vysya Bank
Branch: Poonamalle High Road Branch
IFSC Code: KVBL0001248

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