79608 - The Opetative Microscope in Endodontics -

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Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

At the end o f the course the student, with the aid of  an operative  microscope, is able to make an endodontic  diagnosis. He or she is able to recognize the most common alterations of the root canals, to access the canals during orthograde retreatments and to plan the strategies for the endodontic traeatments.

Course contents

The operative microscope: history and developments

The operative microscope in endodontics

The operative microscope:priciples of functioning

The operative microscope: the armamentarium

The operative microscope:ergonomics

The operative microscope:microscopic endodontic diagnosis

The operative microscope: operative priciples

Chairside assistence in microscopy


International literature

Teaching methods

Class lectures and practical lessons using an operative microscope

Assessment methods

Oral examination and/or written examination

Teaching tools

Computer, videoprojector, operative microscope

Office hours

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