Due to COVID-19 and the remaining uncertainly with restrictions the 2020 Regional Meeting will be an online event featuring the same speakers and presentations as should have taken place at the cancelled Spring Scientific Meeting. The BES would wish to extend its thanks to the speakers for agreeing to participate in this programme. The sessions will take place on the afternoon of Friday 20th November and the morning of Saturday 21st November and specific timings can be seen in the programme section. Presentations will be live by the speakers and there will be an opportunity to submit questions for discussion at the end of each presentation. "I am delighted to invite four of the most accomplished and experienced International researchers and clinicians in Endodontics for our Online conference on 20 and 21 November 2020. “The
British Endodontic Society
Speaker: Hagay Shemesh
Root fractures: scientific research and controversies
The clinical diagnosis and definitions of root fractures, cracks and dentinal defects are controversial. Further confusion is caused by the guidelines and definitions of the AAE and ESE. These difficulties will be presented focusing on modern methodologies and their reliability in diagnosing root fractures.
The causes for root fractures will be discussed as well as research methodologies recent findings. Prevention and eventual treatment of root fractures as well as the prognosis will be presented , focusing on treatment options, alternatives and patient/disease centered outcomes.
Biography- Hagay Shemesh
Hagay was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel and graduated the dental faculty in Jerusalem, Israel in 1990. He graduated from the post-graduate endodontic program in Jerusalem in 2000 and then immigrated to the Netherlands and started teaching the undergraduate endodontic course at the Academic Centre for dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). He then started his PhD project and graduated in 2009 cum laude from the University of Amsterdam defending his PhD thesis “new insights into the root canal wall”. He is now chair of the division of endodontics in ACTA , program director of the only post graduate endodontology program in the Netherlands, and is a member of the scientific referee board of the Journal of Endodontics. He also works in a private practice limited to endodontics in Amsterdam.