ENDO - Endodontics

ENDO 5111 Current Literature Review

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Detailed review of recently published literature on all subjects related to endodontics; critical evaluation of the scientific literature; student assignment of recent issues of 28 selected dental journals for critical review of pertinent articles for scientific merit and clinical relevance. Students register for a total of 9 credit hours.

ENDO 5121 Endodontics Treatment Planning Conference

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Diagnosis and treatment planning for complicated endodontic cases requiring advanced skills; case presentation by students and graduate faculty in a prescribed format; formulation and defense of diagnosis and treatment plan with biologic rationale based on documented scientific or clinical evidence. Students register for a total of 9 credit hours.

ENDO 5141 Special Problems in Endodontics

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

In-depth exploration of subjects of individual’s interest under graduate faculty supervision; concentrated and detailed search for information and analysis of published data as a basis for special reports, protocol development, research orientation and formulation. Students may register for a total of 6 semester hours.

ENDO 5142 Advanced Special Problems in Endodontics

Credit 1. 1 Lecture Hour.

Advanced topics of individual scientific or clinical interest. Students may register for a total of 5 semester hours.

ENDO 5213 Implant Concepts and Treatment

Credits 2. 2 Other Hours.

In-depth knowledge of the theories, concepts and treatment modalities implant prosthodontics. Emphasis is placed integrating basic concepts with rationale for treatment.

ENDO 5222 Clinical Endodontics

Credits 2. 2 Lab Hours.

Diagnosis, management and treatment of patients requiring endodontic therapy by beginning graduate students under faculty supervision; case selection and patient load determined by student aptitude and clinical competence; students register for a total of three semesters.

ENDO 5223 Advanced Clinical Endodontics

Credits 2. 2 Lab Hours.

Diagnosis and management of patients with complex treatment problems; includes medically compromised patients, retreatments, surgeries and difficult interdisciplinary cases.

ENDO 5V98 Research for the Master's Thesis

Credits 1 to 5. 1 to 5 Other Hours.

Original research on a meaningful problem related to endodontics as partial fulfillment for master’s degree; students establish a research problem, search the literature, prepare a research proposal for submission to funding agencies and conduct necessary experimental and control procedures to test the established hypothesis. Students register for 1 to 5 semester hours.

ENDO 5V99 Thesis

Credits 1 to 5. 1 to 5 Other Hours.

Completion of thesis in acceptable form.