Prosthodontics for Endodontic Specialists

This course will expose the student to the concepts and information necessary for an endodontic specialist to understand the importance and implications of the interrelationship between endodontics and other clinical disciplines, particularly prosthodontics. This course would enable the endodontic student to assess the restorative status of teeth relevant to the endodontic status and carry out restorative dentistry at the level of a skilled general dental practitioner. Topics include: relevant biology, anatomy, physiology, pathology and microbiology; factors which make a tooth un-restorable; Occlusion; biological rationale and indications for direct and indirect restorations, fixed and removable prostheses and dental implants; procedures for placement, restoration and maintenance of a restoration prosthesis and dental implants; and dental materials.