Making Endo Less Annoying for the Nacho Holidays


This course will review several of the most significant pain points for the clinician in providing high quality Endo treatment. We are all confronted with annoying parts of the procedure that change your mood, raise your stress and create difficulty when performing root canal therapy. We will discuss attaining profound anesthesia on “hot” teeth, tips on proper instrumentation, selection of irrigation needle tips to maximize safety and management of post operative symptoms. Dive in with us to learn how to manage these pain points and find a more peaceful path to a great root canal!

1 CE Credit (AGD 070)


Making Endo Less Annoying for the Nacho Holidays

This is a 1 CE credit Endodontics clinical course

AGD Code: 070

Educational Objectives:
  • To learn strategies for attaining profound anesthesia on the “hot” tooth.
  • To learn three pearls of wisdom on properly instrumenting and attaining canal patency.
  • To gain insight on how to best select a safe endodontic irrigation needle tip.
  • To learn protocols for managing post operative instructions and patient symptoms.

Meet Your Instructor

Dr. Brett E. Gilbert

Dr. Brett E. Gilbert graduated from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2001 and completed his postgraduate training in Endodontics from the University of Maryland Dental School in 2003. He is currently a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Endodontics at the University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Dentistry and on staff at Presence Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago. He is a past-president of the Illinois Association of Endodontists.


Dr. Gilbert is board certified, a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He was named a top ten young dental educator in America by the Seattle Study Club in 2017. In 2019 he was named to Academic Keys Who’s Who in Dentistry Higher Education (WWDHE). In 2019, he founded an endodontic specialty program at the Chicago Dental Society Foundation Clinic to provide endodontic services to those in need.


Dr. Gilbert lectures nationally and internationally on clinical endodontics. He is the founder and creator of Access Endo: Coaching, Collaboration, Community – a global online education platform for dentists (www.accessendoglobal,com). Dr. Gilbert has a full-time private practice limited to Endodontics in Niles, Illinois. Dr. Gilbert lives in the Chicago area and is married with two children.


Do I get CE credit?

Yes, you will get 1 CE credit after completing a quiz.

How do I access this course?

After purchasing, you will have access to a video recording of a live event.