Postdoctoral Endodontics Program

Program Information

The Advanced Education Program in Endodontics has as its goals:  to prepare the resident for eligibility for the American Board of Endodontics, to prepare the resident to be a competent professional clinician who has an in depth understanding of the science and practice of endodontics, to prepare the resident for teaching and for the evaluation of the endodontic literature.  Service in organized dental activities, emergency care and volunteer teaching is fostered with patient-centered education and a commitment to excellence.

Our curriculum, which provides excellent clinical training, integrates the health sciences with clinical experience and utilizes modern technology.  Our success is based on maintaining a strong faculty and staff, supported in their commitment to teaching, on-going development, research, and student service.

Department Administration

Dr. Robert B. Amato
Winkler Professor and Chair
Postgraduate Program Director
Interim Assistant Dean of Postgraduate Clinical Administration
(617) 636-2186

Mrs. Jennifer Mulligan
Administrative Coordinator
(617) 636-6796


Biomedical Sciences

  • Biostatistics
  • Head and Neck Anatomy –lecture
  • Immunology
  • Management of the Medically Compromised Dental Patient
  • Epidemiology and Critical Thinking in the Practice of Dentistry
  • Clinicopathologic Conferences in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Microbiology of Oral Infections
  • Bone Biology
  • Oral Microbiology
  • Implant Dentistry
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology

Clinical Sciences

  • Dental Pharmacology
  • Infection Control
  • Interdepartmental Case Presentation/Treatment Planning Seminar
  • Medical Emergencies
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Orofacial Pain
  • Practice Management
  • Endodontic Clinical Case Review Seminar
  • Endodontic Literature Review
  • Principles and Guidelines in Research Involving Human Subjects

Endodontic Courses

  • Introduction to Postgraduate Endodontics
    • Orientation
    • Record Keeping
    • Instruments
    • Concepts of Niti Metallurgy
    • Trauma/Resorption
    • Instrumentation Concepts
    • Prognosis
    • Diagnosis
    • Access
    • Endodontic Surgery
    • Regeneration/Revascularization
    • Analgesics/Antibiotics
    • Teacher Education
  • Literature Review
  • Departmental Case Presentation

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