DESSĀ 7320. Clinical Endodontic Procedures. 1 cr. hr.

Lecture course designed to aid the student in incorporating routine endodontic treatment to a general practice. The cause and correction of endodontic failures are discussed. A variety of treatment modalities is presented that correspond to different clinical situations. Diagnosis, treatment planning and management of endodontic problems are emphasized. Topics include bleaching, endodontic surgery, apexification, methods of treating endodontic emergencies, a review of endodontic diagnosis, vital pulp therapy, restoration of endodontically treated teeth, replantation and other advanced procedures. How to determine successful treatment and when to refer is discussed.