This online continuing education program is designed to provide opportunities for dentists in the many areas of the world that do not recognize endodontics as a specialty, to become more knowledgeable and more proficient in this discipline. It is also designed to be a valuable adjunct to advanced education programs in dentistry to bolster training in endodontics.
This program is not available to dentists in the United States.
Students will learn primarily thorough the study of endodontic literature:
Root canal disinfection
Root canal anatomy
Pain & pain control
Vital pulp therapy
Restoration of endodontically treated teeth and leakage
Systemic diseases and Emergencies.
The UB Continuing Education Program in Endodontics is a non-credit bearing, non-degree program that enables dentists from outside the United States to acquire additional training in endodontics by means of distance learning. This is not an endodontics residency program or a CODA-approved endodontics specialty program. It does not prepare dentists to become specialists in endodontics.
Enrollment is now open for this program.
Minimum one calendar year – Maximum 3 calendar years
Students currently enrolled in post-graduate endodontic programs are encouraged to apply.
The International Endodontic Program is composed of 3 parts:
Course Description & Goals
The purpose of this course is to ensure that students are proficient in clinical endodontics through evaluating each individual clinical case posted by each student on the Endolit online forum. Instruction will be provided so that the student will develop clinical knowledge and skills in patient management, practice management, and attain proficiency levels in clinical procedures required of an Endodontic specialist.
P/F grades will be assigned based on:
- Student must maintain an average score for their cases not less than:
4/5 for the “Quality of endodontic treatment”
2.5/5 for the “Documentation quality”
Regarding level of complexity:
At least 5 cases should be between 4-5/5
At least 30 cases between 2-3/5
1 cases should be between 4-5/5
2 cases between 2-3/5
The evaluation criteria are available on Endolit.
The student has the right to challenge any aspect of their evaluation. The final decision / evaluation remains at the program faculty’s discretion and judgement.
Course Description & Goals
The purpose of this course is to enable students to have adequate endodontic knowledge based on evidence based dentistry.
Student should be able to have:
Course Description and Goal
The purpose of this course is to review and critique articles currently published in endodontic journal on a month-by-month basis. The goal is to provide the students the opportunity to learn about the current literature published in the field of endodontics.
The student should be able to:
*Students will be responsible for additional costs charged by testing center(s)
(Total value $8000)
A confirmation with course location is emailed upon receipt of your tuition payment.
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