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ENDO 585 BIOLOGY DENTAL PULP 1 Credit Hour

This course reviews the embryologic development of the tooth and related structures. Developmental anomalies and their clinical endodontic significance are discussed. In addition, this course provides an introduction to the histology, physiology, and pathology of the dental pulp. Methods for diagnosing pulpal and periapical pathology are presented including the medical and dental history, the clinical examination, the clinical testing procedures, and the radiographic examination.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour- Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  ADRS 529.

Typically Offered: FALL

ENDO 586 ENDODONTIC THERAPY I 2 Credit Hours

Treatment procedures for diseases arising from the pulp and periradicular tissues are presented. Treatment planning and the sequencing of therapeutic measures are also presented. In addition, this course includes an introduction to the conventional endodontic instrumentation and obturation techniques. Laboratory sessions require the student to perform access openings and conventional endodontic procedures on each tooth group in the adult dentition.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour- Synchronous Classroom; 1 Credit Hour-Lab

Prerequisite:  ENDO 585.

Typically Offered: SPRING

ENDO 605 ENDODONTIC THERAPY II 1 Credit Hour

Advanced diagnostic and treatment procedures for pulpal and periradicular disease are presented. These include treatment of endodontic emergencies, combined endodontic periodontic lesion, the cracked tooth and vertical root fractures, and resorptive lesions. In addition, this course covers endodontic surgical techniques, the management of traumatic injuries to the permanent dentition, and bleaching techniques designed for vital and nonvital teeth.

Credit Hour Breakdown: 1 Credit Hour- Synchronous Classroom

Prerequisite:  ENDO 586.

Typically Offered: FALL

ENDO 772 POST-GRAD ENDODONTICS 8-16 Credit Hours

POST-GRAD ENDODONTICS