cod. 1004287

Academic year 2023/24
5° year of course - First semester
- Giovanni MERGONI
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Tirocini formativi e di orientamento
Type of training activity
75 hours
of face-to-face activities
3 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Integrated course unit module: RECONSTRUCTIVE ODONTOIATRICS

Learning objectives

At the end of the training on simulators the student is expected to be able:
- to make a correct access cavity
- to find canal orifices
- to scout the canal to the apex
- to shape the canal
- to fill the canal three-dimensionally
- to avoid ledges and blocks
- to prevent instrument separation
- to avoid apical transportation


- Fundamentals of endodontic treatment provided during the frontal lessons
- Use of rotating instruments on dental tissues

Course unit content

Pre-clinical training of root canal treatment on models

Full programme

Access cavity
Locating the root canal orifices
Root canal pre-flaring
Manual scouting to the apex
Manual and rotary glide path
Rotary and reciprocating root canal shaping
Root canal obturation with vertical compaction technique
Root canal obturation with carrier-based technique


Endodontics Vol 1-2-3
A. Castellucci
Ed. Il Tridente

Endodonzia Vol 1-2-3

Teaching methods

The pre-clinical exercises are carried out in the simulator classroom. Part of the armamentarium needed for the training is provided by commercial companies, while another part (access burs, endodontic probe, forceps) is purchased by the student.
The student performs the exercises on a simulator under the instructions of the teacher. During the exercises the student can consult his own didactic material

Assessment methods and criteria

During the training, the teacher assesses the quality of the exercise performed and, if necessary, corrects the student

Other information

Students will have to purchase personal material necessary for the training