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...
The Ruddle Show - ProTaper Ultimate
March 10th, 2022
Want to find out more about ProTaper Ultimate? Late 2021, Dentsply Sirona launched a new and improved ProTaper file system, namely ProTaper Ultimate! In a recent "Ruddle Show" Special Report, Ruddle and Lisette (co-host) introduce this exciting shaping system...
"Endodontics 101" Article
October 23rd, 2018
"...Much has changed in global endodontics over the past 40 years and a great deal of this change has been driven by the relentless introduction of new technology..."
"Endodontic Controversies" Article
January 23rd, 2018
"...Beyond the extent of tooth structure removal is the controversy related to the deceptive marketing hype associated with specific shaping files..."
"Single-File Shaping Technique" Article
February 25th, 2016
"...WaveOne Gold will completely change the reciprocation experience, while still fulfilling the 3 sacred tenets..."
"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...
"Shaping Complex Canals" Article
April 15th, 2015
In the latest article release by Dr. Ruddle, the ProTaper GOLD system is introduced and its importance in canal preparation procedures is highlighted...
Do Patency Files Cause Post-Operative Pain?
July 3rd, 2013
Today’s question is really a question that I don’t agree with, but the assertion from the question is that patency files...
Gauging the Terminus: A Novel Method
May 25th, 2012
As you know, when we’re finished shaping or preparing a canal, it is normal to gauge the size of the apical terminus. We want...
WaveOne: Helpful Hints
May 9th, 2012
When you have a glide path, I can give you four hints that could make a major difference on your next practice case.
New “Kid” on the Block: WaveOne Single-File Technique
October 14th, 2011
I would like to briefly talk about new technology and the new "kid" on the block...
Working Length: The Pitfalls of Working Short & The Box Preparation
July 29th, 2011
Today’s lesson will be on Working Length. Obviously when you mention working length it reminds me of the old expression...
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...