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School of Dental Medicine

Advanced Education in Endodontics

Endodontic clinic

The Advanced Education Program in Endodontics has as three key 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; and 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.

Coursework

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