Dr. John Stropko

Dr. John Stropko


DDS Indiana University. Program Director for the Horizon Dental Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.


Dr. Stropko received his DDS from Indiana University. He decided to further his education and pursue specialty training in endodontics. He received a Certificate for Endodontics, from Dr. Herbert Schilder, at Boston University, and returned to private practice, as an endodontist, for the next 23 years. He has been a visiting clinical instructor at PERF; an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Boston University; an Assistant Professor of Graduate Clinical Endodontics at Loma Linda University. He is the inventor of the Stropko Irrigator. He is currently the Program Director for the Horizon Dental Institute in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Workshop Title:

The 10 Steps for Predictable Apical Microsurgery


Wednesday 7th November 2018


1000 EGP

About the workshop:

When performed atraumatically, the 10 Steps for Predictable Apical Microsurgery will eliminate stress for the operator, and decrease unfavorable results for the patient. Suture removal in 24-48 hours, with no significant post-operative pain, or swelling, is to be expected.

Workshop Outline:

1. Prepare the Staff, Instruments, Equipment
2. Position the Patient, Doctor, and Assistants
3. Anesthesia and Hemostasis Staging
4. Make a Complete Thickness Incision
5. Atraumatic Flap Elevation
6. Atraumatic Tissue Retraction
7. Access, RER, and Crypt Management
8. Root-end Procedures: REB and REP
9. REF Techniques and Materials
10. Sutures, Healing, and Post-op Care

Workshop Objectives:

• Have increased confidence for getting the desired andpositive results
• Eliminateunnecessary stress from the surgical approach.
• Create an ergonomic environment for the entire team.
• Recognize why the SOM is mandatory to achieve that next level of excellence and predictability.
• Appreciate the reason why routine use of CBCT is necessary.
• Understand how important the “atraumatic” approach is for success.
• Come to a decision for the correct “root-end” procedure to use.
• Determine which root-end filling material is best.
• Choose the best instrumentation for success.
• Consider LLLT Biostimulation to enhance the healing process.
• Create a positive office environment for a predictable result.


9:00 – 10:00 Lecture
10:00 – 12:00 Surgical Procedures
12:00- 12:15 Coffee Break
12:15 – 2:30 Lecture
2:30 – 3:30 Lunch Break
3:30 – 4:30 Hands- on
4:30 – 5:00 Exam