aZLKED061p Restorative dentistry II - Endodontics I - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught in person.
MDDr. Petr Kučera (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Martina Kukletová, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Lenka Roubalíková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Milena Prudíková (assistant)
Aneta Seroiszková, DiS. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Lenka Roubalíková, Ph.D.
Department of Stomatology – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Stomatology – Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital – Faculty of Medicine
Mon 19. 2. 13:30–16:00 STK N05513, Mon 26. 2. 13:30–16:00 F37/329, Mon 4. 3. 13:30–16:00 F37/329, Mon 11. 3. 13:30–16:00 F37/329, Mon 18. 3. 13:30–16:00 F37/329
( aZLKZL051p Restor.Dentististry I -lect. || aZLKZ051p Restor.Dentist.-Caries -lect. ) && aZLPA0521c Pathology I - practice && aZLPF0521c Pathophysiol. I - practice
aZLKZ051p && aZLPA0521c && aZLPF0521c
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Fundamentals of diagnostics of diseases dental pulp and periodontal tissues. Preparation and basic root canal filling. Sealers.
Learning outcomes
After completion of the subject student is able to:
- diagnose diseases of the dental pulp and periodontal tissues
- consider appropriate treatment.
  • Lectures: Endodontics I Basic root canal treatment. Anatomical structures: foramen apicale, shape and course of root canals, age-conditioned changes. Diseases of the pulp and apical region. Pulpitides: pathomorphological picture, clinical manifestations. Aetiology of pulpitides: infectious, traumatic, iatrogenic pulpitides. Necrosis of dental pulp. Inner granuloma. Periodontitis: division, causes, clinical manifestations. Differential diagnostics of pulpitides. Differential diagnostics of periodontitides. Scheme of endodontic treatment. Preparation of endodontic treatment. Rubber dam. Opening for trephination and localisation of root canal entrances. Principles of preparation of trephination perforations for individual teeth. Localisation of entrance into root canals. Procedure in individual teeth. Root canal probing and general principles for determination of the working length of instruments. Determination of working length - radiographic methods: odontometry. Instruments used for root canal treatment. Manual (hand-held) instruments, instruments and devices for machine shaping of root canals. General principles of root canal treatment, irrigation fluids, methods of manual treatment. Medicamentous substances used for root canal disinfection. Materials for temporary root canal sealing. Prerequisites for permanent root canal filling, materials used for root canal sealing, their composition, properties, indication.
    recommended literature
  • Cohen's Pathways of the Pulp Expert Consult. Edited by Kenneth M. Hargreaves - Louis H. Berman - Ilan Rotstein. Eleventh edition. St. Louis, Mo.: Elsevier, 2016. xiii, 907. ISBN 9780323096355. info
  • Cohen’s pathways of the pulp. Edited by Louis H. Berman - Kenneth M. Hargreaves - Stephen Cohen. 10th ed. St. Louis: Mosby Elsevier, 2011. xvi, 952. ISBN 9780323064897. info
  • KOMABAYASHI, Takashi. Clinical cases in endodontics. Hoboken: Wiley Blackwell, 2018. xi, 221. ISBN 9781119147046. info
  • TRONSTAD, Leif. Clinical endodontics : a textbook. 2nd revised ed. Stuttgart: Thieme, 2003. x, 259. ISBN 3137681022. info
Teaching methods
Assessment methods
Exam: written part and oral discussion, x-ray evaluation.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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The course is also listed under the following terms spring 2021, spring 2022, spring 2023.
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