Periodontology and Prosthodontics for Endodontic Specialists

A series of lectures intended to expose the student to the concepts and information necessary for an endodontic specialist to understand the importance and implications of the inter-relationship between endodontics and other clinical disciplines, namely periodontics and prosthodontics. This course would enable the endodontic student to assess the periodontal as well as prosthodontic status of teeth relevant to the endodontic status. Topics include: relevant biology, anatomy, pathology and microbiology; pathogenesis, diagnosis and management of periodontal diseases; diagnosis and management of perio-endo lesions; biological rationale and indications for dental implants; procedures for placement, restoration and maintenance of dental implants; and dental materials, factors which make a tooth unrestorable, occlusion and indications for direct and indirect restorations.