2022 Article Releases
July 18th, 2022
Check out 3 article releases by Dr. Ruddle in 2022 - Deep Shape, ProTaper Ultimate & the SLP EndoActivator. In the first article, by Ruddle-West-Machtou, the importance of Deep Shape is reviewed. Next...
June 1st, 2020
"...Predictably successful endodontics is predicated on eliminating the contents of the root canal system, like the extraction. With this in mind, a few technologies have emerged in the past decade..."
"Endodontic Disinfection" Article
August 28th, 2017
"...Using best technologies, active irrigation serves to initiate fluid hydrodynamics, resulting in shear wall forces that wipe surfaces clean..."
"Endodontic Triad for Success" Article
October 22nd, 2015
"...For more than 50 years, there has been universal agreement that the triad for endodontic success is shaping canals, cleaning in 3 dimensions...
Lasers in Disinfection: Where Are We?
January 31st, 2012
Many of you have asked me about lasers so I thought I would weigh in a little bit about what I'm thinking about lasers and the role...
Factors Influencing Endodontic Disinfection: Top 10
October 13th, 2011
I gave a lecture at the AAE meeting to about 500 endodontists in Orlando and it was a...
Apical Size Matters: Unnecessarily Over-Preparing the Foramen
July 29th, 2011
I’d like to get into a topic right now that obviously is controversial and there is no international agreement, but it has to...
A New Method for Irrigation: The Hand-Held Syringe
June 22nd, 2011
Hey everybody, this is Cliff Ruddle from Santa Barbara and I want to talk to you a little bit more about new methods...
Irrigation Beliefs & Methods: Effect of Needle Insertion Depth
June 6th, 2011
Today I'm going to talk about the effect of needle insertion depth on irrigant flow in the root canal. There have been countless...
The Air Bubble / Air-Lock Assertion & Controversy
May 2nd, 2011
The controversy that I’d like to address today is the reported, mythical air bubble or air lock assertion. Before I get into this...