cod. 21358

Academic year 2024/25
5° year of course - First semester
Giovanni MERGONI
Academic discipline
Malattie odontostomatologiche (MED/28)
Discipline odontoiatriche e radiologiche
Type of training activity
50 hours
of face-to-face activities
5 credits
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course unit

Integrated course unit module: RECONSTRUCTIVE ODONTOIATRICS

Learning objectives

By the end of the course, students should have gained competence in the following areas related to endodontics:

- Identifying pulp and periradicular diseases
- Collecting a patient's medical history and performing a thorough physical examination to diagnose endodontic issues
- Accurately diagnosing dental pain
- Understanding endodontic instruments and their uses
- Understanding the rationale and phases of endodontic treatment.


General and oral physiology
Oral histology
Oral and dental anatomy
General and oral microbiology
Oral radiology

Course unit content

Biology of the normal pulp and etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions

Full programme

Development, structure, function and ageing of
pulp and periradicular tissues
Endodontic anatomy
Pulp and periradicular diseases
Endodontic Microbiology
General and dental history.
Clinical examination
Access cavity
Armamentarium in endodontics
Foundamentals of root canal shaping
Foundamentals root canal cleaning
Foundamentals of root canal obturation
Hints of endodontic retreatment
Endontics in primary dentition
Vital pulp therapy


A. Castellucci
Endodonzia Vol 1-2-3

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures

Assessment methods and criteria

The summative evaluation of learning involves a written exam with open-ended questions on the topics covered during the course, exercises, and clinical cases. The test takes place during the last meeting and lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
The written exam and the practical test related to the pre-clinical training will be evaluated by assigning a score on a scale from 0-30. The final grade for the integrated course of Restorative Dentistry will correspond to the average of the grades for the various courses. The score 30 cum laude is assigned after agreement of the

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