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James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine

Predoctoral Courses

ENDO-811. Endodontic Technique and Rationale. This pre-clinical course is designed to include morphology of pulpal spaces, access, cleaning and shaping, and obturation of canals. The student uses extracted, mounted human teeth to perform in the laboratory all of the technical procedures necessary to prepare for clinical practice. This course also supplies the basic rationale and concepts to understand the biologic basis of endodontic therapy. Etiology, diagnosis, and treatment of pulpal and periapical pathosis is presented. 2 s.h. Fall. Dr. Levitan

ENDO-813. Endodontic Special Topics. Advanced course which expands the basic information given in ENDO-811. Special emphasis is placed on the correlation of endodontics with other disciplines. Principles to further aid the student in performing and assessing successful endodontic therapy are presented. 1 s.h. Fall. Dr. Levitan

ENDO-815. Basic Endodontics. Basic Endodontics is concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the human dental pulp and adjacent periradicular tissues. The course will encompass the basic and clinical sciences including the biology of the normal pulp; and the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions. 2.5 s.h., Fall. Dr. Levitan