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Courses

Endodontics

0500. Pain in Dentistry: Diagnosis and Control   (2 s.h.)

Pathophysiology of orofacial pain, including transmission mechanisms, role of neurotransmitters and neuroregulators, neurology and classification of head and neck pain, differential diagnostic procedures, and a survey of pain control measures. May be repeated for credit.

0501. Pulp Biology   (2 s.h.)

Development, structure, histology, biochemistry and physiology of tooth pulp tissues in health and disease. May be repeated for credit.

0502. Periapical Biology   (2 s.h.)

Development, structure, histology, biochemistry, and physiology of the tooth root apex and surrounding periapical tissues in health and disease. May be repeated for credit.

0503. Biologic Basis of Disease   (2 s.h.)

Basic biologic structures and processes underlying growth and destruction of human body tissues, including fundamentals of acute and chronic inflammation, the complement cascade, mechanisms of cell-mediated and humoral immune responses, ligand-cell receptor complexes, and receptor diseases.

0506. Current Endodontics Literature Review   (1 s.h.)

Critical review of recent basic science and clinical literature pertinent to endodontics. May be repeated for credit.

0507. Classical Endodontics Literature Review   (1 s.h.)

Critical evaluation of classical scientific literature in endodontics and pulp biology. May be repeated for credit.

0508. Endodontic Microbiology/Immunology   (2 s.h.)

Microbial structure, genetics, disinfection/sterilization, immunology, biology and virulence relative to pulpal and periapical infections.