Department of Endodontics Predoctoral Courses
HDP 615 Introduction to Endodontics
This course introduces students to endodontology, the study of endodontics. Students receive an in depth look at the intricacies of root canal morphology, pulpal biology, and disease processes associated with the root canal space and periradicular tissues. A particular focus is placed on the principles behind endodontic diagnosis, etiology, prognosis, and contemporary management.
26 course hours, Drs. Joubert, Bruder and faculty
Lectures that apply endodontic diagnosis to clinical applications and encompass the management of endodontic patients. This course includes a pre-clinical experience introducing endodontic techniques such as isolation, access, instrumentation, irrigation, obturation, and restoration.
Prerequisite: HDP 615
45.5 course hours, Drs. Joubert and Bruder and faculty
HDP 725 Year III Endodontic Clinic
Emphasizes the application of endodontic knowledge in the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with endodontic pathology. Under the supervision of endodontic faculty, students are exposed to several modes of pulpal therapy including pulp capping, pulpotomy, pulpectomy, and non-surgical endodontic therapy.
Prerequisite: HDP 711
464 course hours, Drs. Joubert, Bruder and endodontic faculty