Dr. Michelle Heffernan
From Root to Restoration
5th August 2011 Dr. Michelle Heffernan is the Head of
Dr. Michelle Heffernan & 18th November 2011 Discipline of Endodontics at the
University of Sydney. She also treats
Dr. Guy Shipper This is a truly unique endodontic course. It will answer all those questions that
you may have wondered about endodontics in your practice. It will help you
improve your endodontic treatment and get the results you want! The focus
patients in her specialist endodontic
private practice, BMA House
Endodontists, on Macquarie Street
will be on common pitfalls that practitioners face in day-to-day practice and
the latest technological advances. in Sydney.
Rotary NiTi has made endodontic treatment easier and enables predictable Dr. Heffernan’s dental career started at
obturation results. This full day hands-on course is designed for first time the University of Pittsburgh in the USA,
users of rotary, those who want to perfect their technique, or for a general where she obtained a degree in dental
update in endodontics. hygiene and then her dental degree. She obtained her Masters Degree in
Endodontics at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Prior to
relocating to Sydney, she practiced in a private endodontic practice in
From Root to ● Canal anatomy - learn how to recognise and manage complex canal
anatomy. Learn how to find and negotiate MB2 and 2nd distal canals of
● Access - Learn how to improve your access cavity outline and straight-
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA.
Dr. Heffernan is a prominent lecturer and clinical educator in Australia.
She has given numerous lectures in the USA, Australia, and New Zealand.
Dr. Heffernan has implemented rotary endodontics and the use of
microscopes to the student clinics at the University of Sydney.
● Negotiating difficult canals - Learn how to identify and negotiate
ledges. curved and calcified canals.
● Working length - Learn how to use apex locators to get more accurate Dr. Guy Shipper
working lengths. Dr. Guy Shipper is a clinical instructor
IRRIGANTS ● Irrigants and medicaments - Understand which irrigants and lecturer in Endodontics at the
ACCESS (chlorhexidine, sodium hypochlorite and EDTA) should be used to University of Sydney. He also treats
establish the best outcome. Ledermix and/or calcium hydroxide patients in his specialist endodontic
medicaments will be explained. private practice, BMA House
● Rotary NiTi instrumentation & Twisted file (TF) - learn and experience Endodontists, on Macquarie Street
MEDICAMENTS the advantages of latest NiTI technology. in Sydney.
● Filling techniques and rool fillings - learn and experience the Dr. Shipper obtained his dental degree
and Masters Degree in Prosthodontics
6 advantages of bonded root fillings and bonded carrier root fillings
(RealSeal and Soft-Core). at the University of the Witwatersrand,
South Africa. Dr Shipper then obtained his second specialist training in the
HOUR ● Coronal restorations - learn the importance of coronal seal and how to
S USA. He completed his Masters Degree in Endodontics from the University
place orifice plugs.
of North Carolina, School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA.
There will be an open discussion forum where you will be able to ask Prior to relocating to Sydney, he practiced in a private endodontic practice
Attend a Full Day, Hands-On Course questions and also discuss some of your own cases. Each participant is in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Dr Shipper is eligible to be a Diplomat of the
encouraged to bring endodontic x·rays from their practice for discussion.
American Board of Endodontics.
● Sydney: 5th August 2011 & 18th November 2011 Participants are also encouraged to bring accessed extracted teeth as well as
Australian Dental Association, Centre for Professional Development, Dr. Shipper has lectured at endodontic meetings in the United States,
safety glasses & loupes. All other materials will be provided. Two posterior and
71-73 Lithgow Street, St Leonards, NSW 2065 two anterior teeth are recommended. Please access these prior to the course. Europe, and Australia. He is very active in continuing education courses in
Australia. He has published numerous papers in the Journal of
This course carries six Continuing Professional Development hours. Endodontics, International Endodontic Journal, and Dental Traumatology.
Dr Shipper’s papers have become one of the most cited in Endodontics
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Dr. Guy Shipper Do you want to LOCATE, NEGOTIATE, CLEAN, and ACTIVATE canals?
Complete debridement of the root canal system is a critical component
Yes, I would like to attend:
From Root to Restoration. $660.00
of endodontic therapy. Ultrasonic endodontic instruments can help you Sydney: 5th August 2011 ■ Number attending
achieve these goals.
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Learn how to use endodontic ultrasonics for post removal, pulp stone Good Vibrations. (Restricted to 12) $1,100.00
removal, pulp chamber modification, finding canals, removal of
secondary dentine, cleaning fins and fissures, and irrigant activation.
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This course is for those looking to extend their reach in endodontics. It
is aimed at those who have mastered fundamentals of preparation and Registration 8:30am. Start 9:00am Finish 5:00pm
filling and have some lighting and magnification (Loupes or Scope).
• Full-day hands on course includes: Tea & coffee on arrival,
morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea. Please advise of any special
Once mastered, ultrasonics will extend your endodontic reach allowing
a multitude of procedures previously out of reach. Finding the MB2 dietary requirements.
canal in upper molars is a great example. Due to the technical nature of • Materials and instruments provided.
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