Degree: Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD)
Field of Study: Endodontics
The graduate endodontics program is a continuous 24-month master's degree (Master of Science in Dentistry) and certificate program commencing the beginning of July each year. It has two full-time faculty (one full-time director) and 5 part-time clinical faculty members. The program is concerned with developing competent, skilled clinicians with teaching and research competence.
To achieve these objectives, the program provides an extensive background in both scientific and clinical knowledge. The curriculum is designed to fulfill the requirements of the American Board of Endodontics and promote Diplomates.
The program prepares specialists in the fields of diagnosis, all phases of treatment, and prevention of pulpal and periapical dental disease. It provides training in research design and methodology as it relates to pulpal, dentinal, periodontal, and related clinical areas, preparing the resident for teaching responsibilities in undergraduate, postgraduate, and graduate levels.
A top of the line surgical microscope is required by the program for teaching a variety of microscopic surgery techniques.
The curriculum includes bone grafting, guided tissue regeneration, and IV sedation.
The presentation of multiple table clinics is required.
Information about admission to the Endodontic program can be found on the School of Dental Medicine website.