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Prof. Dr. Murat Türkün

Endodontic Treatment is Done What’s Next?

In this two-part presentation, comprehensive information about post-endodontic restorations and procedures will be documented in the following topics from fundamental concepts to materials and their application techniques. Important factors to take into account while restoring root canal treated teeth will be described in details. The impact of the coronal restoration on the success and survival rate of endodontically treated teeth and the indications for post applications following root canal treatments will be discussed in details. The appropriate base and core materials used following root canal treatment will be listed. The importance of selecting direct, semi-direct or indirect techniques and the appropriate materials will be addressed. Then, the main points to consider in the fabrication of direct, semi-direct and indirect restorations will be explained. Flowable composites, Bulk-fil composite bases, Fiber Reinforced Composites and Fiber Strips used for the direct restorations will be discussed. Inlay-Onlay-Overlay and Endo-crown indications and fabrication techniques will be addressed. Examples of block alternatives for CAD/CAM system, their differences and cementation techniques to tooth will be explained in details.

Murat Türkün was born in İzmir in 1965. He graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, Ege University in 1987. He completed his PhD thesis entitled “Calcium hydroxide and sodium hypochlorite as the irrigation materials” in 1994. Later on, he acquired his associate professor degree in Endodontics in 1998. Dr. Türkün has been working as a professor in Department of Restorative Dentistry. He is editor of Journal of Ege University School of Dentistry. He has also been working in continuous postgraduate education commission in İzmir Chambers of Dentists since 2003. Aside from having over 100 articles about restorative dentistry and endodontics published in international and national journals, he has performed many oral and poster presentations in various national and international congresses, and continues to give lectures and hand-on courses about various topics in restorative dentistry. He is married and has a son.