Born in 1979, Dr. Marino Sutedjo graduated in 2003 from Trisakti University, Faculty of Dentistry (Jakarta- Indonesia). On that year he was accepted into the University of Airlangga (Surabaya-Indonesia) for the Postgraduate program in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics where he completed his specialist program in 2007. He is currently a Key Opinion Leader in Endodontic for Dentsply and VDW in Indonesia, and also a national and international speaker in endodontic. From 2003 until now, he is active in lecturing and conducting workshop in endodontic in many cities throughout Indonesia as well as in Asia. He also moderated some of international Endo forum in Asia. In 2010, he opened a private dental training facility in Indonesia for the purpose of sharing and training exclusively for endodontic and microendodontic. He runs a private practice with his wife in Surabaya- Indonesia that concerning in endodontics and orthodontics and he is also the director for his private training facility.
The predictors of success and failure in endodontically treated teeth depends on several factors: Apical Pathosis, Bacterial status of the canal prior to obturation, Extent and quality of the obturation and Quality of the coronal restoration, Torabinejad 2008(1). These need to be emphasised since majority of endodontically treated teeth have a badly compromised tooth structure […]
The C-shaped canal is an anatomical variation that was first reported by Cooke & Cox (1979) and mostly seen in mandibular second molars, although it can also occur in maxillary and other mandibular molars. The main anatomical feature of C-shaped canals is the presence of a fin or web connecting the individual root canals with […]
The main objective of root canal treatment is thorough shaping and cleaning of all pulp spaces and their complete filling with an inert filling material. A major cause for post-RCT disease is the inability to locate, debride or fill properly all canals of the root canal system. Therefore a better knowledge of the root canal […]
The final objective of endodontic procedures should be the total obturation of the root canal space. Biologic necessity requires the elimination of the protein degradation products, bacteria and bacterial toxins which produced from necrotic and gangrenous root canals. These can be achieved by thorough mechanical and chemical cleansing of the entire pulp cavity and its […]
Root resorption is the loss of dental hard tissues as a result of clastic activities. There are two types of root resorption in dentistry that we know, one is physiologic and the other is pathologic. Root resorption in the primary dentition is considered a normal physiologic process except when the resorption occurs prematurely. On the […]