The GentleWave® System: Transformative, Disruptive, and Innovative Technology to Debride and Disinfect the Root Canal System
October 19 09:30 – 13:00
The complexities and micro anatomy of root canal systems has been well known for many years. What we have not had are predictable realistic methods of cleaning and disinfecting these micro intricacies.
“There has never been a better time to have a root canal….the anatomy has not changed…the biology has not changed but the technology has changed dramatically.”
In recent years disruptive and innovative technologies have been developed that allows clinicians to address the complexities of the root canal systems more predictably than ever before. This workshop will illustrate methods to disinfect and debride systems effectively while conserving valuable peri-cervical dentin and tooth structure.
The efficacy of different and predictable obturation cases of minimal instrumentation will be shown.
Final demonstration will unveil how single visit endodontics and restorative treatment can be a win-win for both patients and providers.
Learning Objectives for Workshop
- Introduce the GentleWave System’s closed-loop Mechanism of Action.
- Understand how the GentleWave® Procedure promotes dentin conservation through minimal instrumentation.
- Discover methods for obturation of minimally prepared canals.
Dr. DiVito graduated and earned his DDS from the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California in 1980. Returning home he established a private practice in Scottsdale, AZ. In addition to general and cosmetic dentistry, he has advanced training and is known internationally for his expertise in craniomandibular disorder as it relates to internal derangement, joint disease, arthropathy, trauma and joint incompetency. Dr. DiVito also has advanced training in both soft and hard tissue lasers. In 2007, he established the Arizona Center for Laser Dentistry and was awarded the 2007 Biolase Clinical Case of the Year. He incorporates the latest techniques and materials and utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide his patients with the safest, most effective, and minimally invasive procedures. Dr. DiVito is pioneering new laser techniques for dentistry. Dr. DiVito is the inventor of laser activated irrigation (LAI) known as PIPS (Photon Induced Photoacoustic Streaming). He holds several patents for dental products which are revolutionizing the way dentistry is being performed globally. He lectures nationally and internationally and has published numerous manuscripts in dental journals as well as authoring the book Lasers in Endodontics. He greatly enjoys being an educator of innovations in dental health care.
Dr. Adj Prof. Roberto DiVito graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California, and currently practices in Scottsdale, Arizona. He is a professor at the A.T. Still University Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health and is responsible for helping create the CAD/CAM restorative program and techniques. Also, an instructor of the laser essentials course and is both versed in hard and soft issue along with laser endodontics. A member of the Arizona Dental Association, California Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and America Dental Association. He frequently volunteers his services at the Neighborhood Christian Clinic, a non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona.