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Endodontics II (8th semester)


Knowledge and skills to prevent, diagnose and treat any kind of pulpal disease or pulp-induced periapical pathosis. Ability to differentiate pain of dental origin and treat pain of endodontic origin. Dexterity in performing endodontic therapy in uncomplicated cases, such as initial endodontic treatment in single and multi-rooted teeth with simple anatomy, as well as to retreat single rooted teeth with failed endodontic therapy.

Learning outcomes

The student by the end of the 8th semester should be able to:

  • Evaluate symptoms and signs after clinical and radiographic examination and make correct diagnosis.
  • Clarify treatment planning to the patient.
  • 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.
  • Know the characteristics of orofacial pain, including pain that results from trauma to the pulp and the periapical tissues.
  • Diagnose pain of endodontic origin and perform the appropriate treatment for pain relief.
  • Describe the diagnostic criteria and the treatment of dental trauma, as well as the treatment of teeth with incomplete root formation.
  • Recognize symptoms associated with iatrogenic trauma during endodontic treatment and recommend the appropriate treatment.


Armamentarium in Endodontics , Case selection in Endodontics, Root canal morphology (clinical and radiographic interpretation), Estimation of working lentgh,  Chemo-mechanical preparation techniques of the root canal, Root canal obturation methods, Complications during preparation and obturation of the root canal, Retreatment of endodontic failures, Treatment of endodontic emergencies in Endodontics, Microbial flora and disinfection of the root canal, Pulpal and periapical inflammation, Restoration of endodontically treated teeth, Endo-periodontic problems, Management of tooth resorption, Endodontic treatment of teeth with immature apex, Crown and root fractures, Avulsion of teeth, Treatment of periapical lesions, Systemic administration of drugs - Drug prescription, Modern technologies in Endodontics, Necessity of endodontic surgical treatment, General discussion.                                                            

Educational methods

  • Seminars
  • Treatment planning seminars
  • Clinical training

Criteria for successful completion

  • Presence in at least 80% of  Seminars
  • Successful completion of the clinical requirements
  • Success in the clinical evaluation