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Endodontics I

AIM

The understanding of the physiologic and pathologic functions of the pulp and the periradicular tissues, the adequate knowledge of the principles, techniques, instruments and materials utilized during the endodontic therapy, and the ability to perform endodontic therapy on single and multi/rooted extracted teeth.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Root canal system anatomy; Armamentarium in Endodontics; Access cavity preparation; Root canal cleaning and shaping; Root canal obturation; Coronal restoration of endodontically treated teeth; Procedural errors during endodontic therapy; Microbiologic aspects of Endodontics; Diseases of the pulp and the periapical tissues; Healing of the inflamed periapical tissues; Dental pain; Differential diagnosis in Endodontics; Case selection for endodontic therapy; Sterilization-asepsis in Endodontic treatment; Endodontic-periodontic lesions; Systemic diseases and Endodontics; Endodontic-Orthodontic- Prosthodontic interrelationships; Root fractures; Vital pulp therapy- therapy on deciduous teeth; Endodontic therapy on traumatized teeth; Endodontic treatment of teeth with immature apices; Endodontic implants- endodontic treatment for over-denture abutments; Surgical endodontics; Single-visit endodontic therapy; Geriatric endodontics; Microleakage in Endodontics; Success and failure in Endodontics.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Seminars.
  • Laboratory exercise.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION

  • Attendance of 80% of seminars.
  • Successful completion of the laboratory exercises.
  • Successful interim written exams (three).
  • Successful final examination.