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CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY AND ENDODONTICS

Course outline

Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics deals with the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of the diseases and injuries of the hard dental tissues, pulp of the tooth and associated periapical conditions.

Syllabus

The syllabus for the theory of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics should cover the entire field of the subject and the following topics may be used as guidelines. The concept of health care counseling shall be in corporated in all relevant areas.

Course Contents

  • Applied Anatomy of Head and Neck

  • Dental Materials

  • Development of Teeth

  • Applied Physiology , Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Biostatistics

  • Research Methodology

  • Introduction to Operative Dentistry

  • Dental Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Occlusion

  • Cariology, Etiology, Prevention and Control

  • Enamel and Dentin Adhesion

  • Tooth preparation

  • Infection Control

  • Initial steps prior to treatment

  • Material Considerations in Composite Restorations

  • Class I to Class VI Composite Restorations

  • Tooth Colored Inlays and Onlays

  • Other Conservative Esthetic Procedures

  • Advanced Aesthetic dentistry

  • General Considerations for Amalgam restorations

  • Class I to Class VI Amalgam

  • Complex Amalgam Restorations

  • Cast Metal Restorations

  • Direct Gold Restoration

  • Lasers and its applications

  • Minimal Invasive Dentistry

  • Management of non carious lesions

  • Hypersensitivity theories, causes & management

  • CAD CAM & CAD CIM in restorative dentistry

  • Dental imaging and its application in restorative dentistry

  • Case documentation

  • Nanoparticles in Restorative dentistry

  • Endodontics

Scheme of Examinations

Written Examination (Theory)

Paper-I: Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology and Dental materials

Paper-II: Conservative Dentistry & Aesthetic Dentistry

Paper-Ill: Endodontics

Paper-IV: ESSAY (Essay on Recent advances on Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics)

Practical Examination

Viva voce