Endodontic Retreatment Indications: Getting to the Root of the Problem


AGD Member:  $49*

Student Member: $37.50*

Speaker: Maria Maranga, DDS, FACD, FICD

Non-Member:  $70

Credit Hours:  1.5

Subject Code: 072 – Endodontic Infections

*AGD Member discount applied at checkout.

SKU: 859 Category:


There are many reasons for initial RCT failure.  Among these are insufficient debridement of canal spaces, missed canal anatomy, incomplete obturation, coronal leakage, latragenic causes, poor visibility or radiographs, and/or vertical root fracture. Participants will learn how to decide if retreatment is indicative in cases with post root canal treatment disease

Learning Objectives

  • Become familiar with identifying the reasons for root canal failure.
  • Learn current and documented pharmacological uses of intra canal medicaments, antibiotics and pain medication.
  • In the age of enhanced visualization and advanced radiography, the learner will assess his/her desire to tackle these retreatment cases, refer to a specialist or seek an alternate treatment plan
    Describe the variables that lead the clinician to suspect a cracked tooth.

Maria Maranga, DDS, FACD, FICD

Dr. Marta Maranga is a Past President of the NYS Association of Endodontists. She is currently an AAE Board Director for District 2 which includes NY, NJ, CT and RI. She serves on many AAE committees. She is on the Endodontic staff of NYU/Lutheran and Stony Brook. She is also an Endodontic attending at several GPR hospitals in NYC. Her Endodontic areas of interest/expertise include diagnosis, pain control and treatment planning for the dental team. She has published papers in pain control and endodontic sedation.

She is active in organized dentistry as Chair of the ADA’s Council on Membership and graduate of the ADA’s Diversity Institute and board member. She has twice been named one of the top 50 Most Influential Business Women on Long Island. She also received the prestigious Mentorship Award from the Lucy Hobbd Project which recognizes the accomplishments of Women in Dentistry.


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Time and Period of Availability for Internet Based Courses

Until expiration or review.

Original Release Date

February 16, 2017

Expiration Date

February 16, 2020