Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Restorative Dentistry - ENDODONZIA

Course code
Name of lecturer
Roberto Gerosa
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE 2°-3°-4°-5°-6° ANNO dal Oct 1, 2020 al Dec 23, 2020.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The purpose of the course is to provide students with basic technical knowledge about the therapy of
the diseases of the pulp and of the periradicular tissues resulting from endodontic origin. The aim is to
increase their technical skills about the successfully opening of the pulp chamber, the endodontic
instrumentation, the disinfection and the root canal system filling. Students will be able to understand
the basic knowledge of ergonomics and endodontic treatment management with due regard for
periodontal tissues and adjacent structures. In addition, they will learn the characteristics of materials
and equipment used in endodontics.


Dental and root anatomy
Pulp structure and physiology
Pathophysiology of the pulp
Pathophysiology of periapical infections
Elements of Diagnostics
Endodontic emergencies
Non-odontogenic pains
Endodontic radiology
Endodontic instruments
Magnification systems and microscope
Instruments for root canal preparation and canal shaping
Dental morphology and access to the endodontic space
Disinfection techniques
Root canal retreatment in endodontic failures
Outline of drug therapy in endodontics
Endoparodontal lesions
Surgical endodontics
Dental traumatology

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Arnaldo Castellucci Endodonzia (Edizione 1) Il Tridente, Firenze 2003
Berutti et Al. Manuale di Endodonzia EDRA  
Cohen Burns Pathways of the pulp (Edizione 11) St. Louis 2015 9780323096355

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Recommended texts:

- Castellucci
- Pathways of the pulp
- Manual of endodontics

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