Dear Colleagues,

In the first webinar for 2024, scheduled for Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at 20:00, Dr. Charis Beltes, an Endodontist, will be covering the topic: "Everyday Stories of Endodontic Madness: The Surgical Approach." The webinar is a collaboration of the Hellenic Association of Endodontists and the Dental Association of Viotia. Attendees will be credited 1,5 CE credits (MEEO) as well as 1,5 CPD credits. The language of the webinar will be Greek.

Attendance is free and open to everyone, and registrations can be completed using the form below.


Every technological and scientific development in Endodontology aims to preserve the tooth in the dental arch. New evaluation methods and treatment techniques can be the cause for controversies, with the consequence that it is not always possible to choose a commonly accepted treatment plan. The dilemma in decision making and the difficulties in treatment and restorative management become greater in teeth with a doubtful prognosis due to pathology and marginal tooth substance, especially in cases where endodontic treatment has been previously performed. Surgical endodontics performed with modern microsurgical techniques leads to predictable therapeutic results, even in posterior teeth, when case selection is done with strict criteria and all etiological and prognostic factors are carefully evaluated.

Typical cases that we deal with on a daily basis, sometimes "borderline " and sometimes " heroic ", will be discussed interactively, with the aim of raising clinical concerns regarding tooth preservation, functional restoration and viability. Can we finally predict the unpredictable? How can such a question be answered when the prognosis of an endodontically treated tooth is characterized by words such as: doubtful, unpredictable, unfavorable, short-term, poor? It is then that the daily stories of endodontic "madness " begin...

Short CV 

Charis Beltes graduated in 2003 from the School of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh). In the period 2003 to 2006 he carried out postgraduate studies at the Department of Endodontics, AUTh. and then, in 2006 - 2008, specialised in Oral Surgery at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 he was awarded the PhD. Diploma from AUTh. and from 2017, he was appointed as an academic fellow in the postgraduate program, at the Department of Endodontics, AUTh.

To date, he has published more than 20 papers in peer reviewed international and Greek journals and has presented 30 lectures as a speaker and 50 presentations in Greek and international conferences. Participates as an instructor in practical workshops and is a reviewer in international journals. He is a certified trainer of Dentsply Sirona. He maintains a private clinic in Thessaloniki, Greece limited in non-surgical, surgical Endodontics & other dentoalveolar surgery.

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