This course aims to guide practitioners through the clinical decisions to restore endodontically-treated teeth using contemporary materials and using either an analogue or a digital workflow. This will have a direct impact on your clinical success and survival rates. Endodontic therapy is carried out regularly in everyday dentistry, but a satisfactory restoration after the completion of the root canal treatment is not only mandatory, but also critical to the overall success of the treatment. A pulpless tooth requires a restoration that conserves and protects the remaining tooth structure. Although there are a variety of materials and techniques described for restoring pulpless teeth, the prognosis of these teeth relies mainly on the understanding of biomechanical principles.

The course is structured in two parts, a series of online lectures covering post material selection, pattern-resin post preparation, partial posterior indirect restorations of different materials and designs as well as adequate cementation techniques. The online lectures will be structured in modules, each with an assessment at the end.

Part two consists of a full day face-to-face hands-on pre-clinical component to apply all the principles learnt online. Participants pre-clinical work will be assessed by the presenters and direct feedback provided.

Participants can choose to do either (1) the online modules on their own or (2) both the online modules and the hands-on session. Please note the hands-on session cannot be completed on its own.

Program Delivery – Online Blended Learning and Hands-on Pre-clinical session

  • Online web lectures via Learning Management System, Canvas.
  • A short assessment after each online module to cement your knowledge on the lecture topics.
  • Online Live Q&A Session for follow up questions and interaction with the presenters.
  • Hands-on Pre-clinical lab session.

Major Topics      

  • Post or no-post
  • Pattern-resin post construction for casting post-cores
  • Partial posterior indirect restorations of different materials and designs
  • Cementation of Glass ceramic partial posterior indirect restorations

Learning Objectives:        

At the conclusion of the program participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish the need for posts in different clinical scenarios
  • Record post space with pattern resin for cast post and cores
  • Prepare partial posterior indirect restorations and endo crowns using different materials
  • Appropriately select materials and cementation techniques for partial posterior indirect restorations.
  • Follow all the steps required to successfully bond a glass ceramic restoration

For enquiries, contact: mds-cpd@unimelb.edu.au

This course is proudly sponsored by:

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Course Presenters

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Dr Hossam Elhaddad Dr Hossam Elhaddad

Dr Carolina Rodriguez Dr Carolina Perez Rodriguez

Course Information

Key dates

Friday 9 September 2022

9.00am to 5.00pm


Online module only: $515 (inc GST)

Online module and hands-on session: $1,545 (inc GST)


Melbourne Dental School

723 Swanston St, Carlton, VIC 3053

Extra information

CPD Credit: 11 hours of Scientific CPD