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Endodontics II (10th semester)


In depth knowledge and skills to prevent, diagnose and treat any kind of pulpal disease or pulp-induced periapical pathosis. Ability to differentiate and treat pain of dental origin. Ability to diagnose and treat the traumatic injuries of the teeth . Knowledge of the endodontic techniques used in the treatment of teeth with peculiar anatomy and for the bleaching procedures of endodontically treated teeth. Finally, the acquisition of dexterity in the retreatment of failed endodontic treatments.

Learning outcomes

The student by the end of the 10th semester should be able to:

  • Perform endodontic treatment in uncomplicated cases successfully.
  • Evaluate the quality of existing endodontic treatment following the appropriate criteria.
  • Perform endodontic treatment in different age groups including the elderly.
  • Diagnose and treat pain of endodontic origin.
  • Understand the basic principles of the science of biomaterials and pharmacology in relation to Endodontics.
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria and the treatment of dental trauma.
  • Recognize symptoms associated with iatrogenic trauma during endodontic treatment and recommend the appropriate treatment.
  • Understand the indications for endodontic surgery and be able to choose between conservative and surgical treatment of failed endodontic cases.
  • Be knowledgeable of the techniques used for the bleaching of endodontically treated teeth.
  • Cooperate with other colleagues, if necessary, for the treatment planning and the total care of the patient.
  • Understand the criteria of endodontic success and failure and to present with treatment alternatives.


In these 2 semesters, endodontic subjects are taught within Total Patient Care seminars

Educational methods

  • Treatment planning seminars
  • Clinical practice.

Criteria for successful completion

  • Presence in at least 80% of  Seminars
  • Successful completion of the clinical requirements
  • Success in the Final Oral Examination