Prospective Students

Curriculum

(subject to change)

Percentage of Time Commitment

Biomedical sciences  25%
Clinical sciences 50%
Teaching 10%
Research 15%

Formal Didactic Courses

 Course Title

Year

Dent 8601 Adv Oral Pathology I

1st

Dent 8602 Adv Oral Pathology II

1st

Dent 8011 Adv Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology

1st

Dent 8437 Interdisciplinary Implants 

1st

Dent 8008 Advanced Histology and Embryology

1st

Anat 7310 Head and Neck Anatomy

1st

Dent 8003 Research I

1st

Dent 8004 Research II

2nd

Seminars in Endodontics:

Students participate in weekly seminars related to endodontics. There may be multiple seminar scheduled each week.  (Endodontic seminars/courses will be designated upon registration as 8600 or 8002.06. 8600 is designated throughout this document for consistency.)

Required Courses: First Year

Summer Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Drs. Drum, Fowler).  Introduction to endodontics and review of basic endodontic concepts and techniques

Autumn Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum). Review of Endodontology, Biologic Considerations in Endodontic Procedures/Case Review
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum). Review of inflammation/immunology
  3. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler).  Endodontic Research

Spring Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Drs. Drum, Fowler).  Orofacial Pain/Pharmacology
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum). Dental Pulp/Case Review
  3. Dent 8600 (Drs. Nusstein). Current Literature Review/ Review of Endodontic Technology (rotary, retreatment, post removal)
  4. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler).  Endodontic Research

Required Courses: Second Year

Summer Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Dr. Nusstein). Current Literature Review/Case Review
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum).  Endodontic Microsurgery
  3. Dent 8600 Endodontics and the Other Specialties: Pediatric Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Periodontics, Radiology, etc.
  4. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler).  Endodontic Research

Autumn Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Dr. Nusstein). Review of dental treatment of the medically compromised patient 
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum). Board Review of the Endodontic Literature
  3. Dent 8600 (Dr. Nusstein). Wound Healing (surgery) and Traumatic Injuries/ Current Literature Review/Case Review Seminar
  4. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler).  Endodontic Research

Spring Semester

  1. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum). Board Review of the Endodontic Literature
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Nusstein). Current Literature Review/Case Review
  3. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler).  Endodontic Research
  4. Dent 8600 (Dr. Fowler). Practice Management, Jurisprudence & Ethics for Endodontists

Required Courses: Third Year (Summer Semester)

  1. Dent 8999 (Drs. Drum, Nusstein, Fowler). Endodontic Research
  2. Dent 8600 (Dr. Drum) Endodontic Literature and Board Review (Classic and Current)