Advanced Education --
The Endodontics Program duration is 27 months and is designed to give advanced specialty-level education to an individual committed to the practice of endodontics. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will receive a Master of Science in Dentistry and a Certificate in Endodontics, and will possess the necessary credentials to be declared "board eligible" by the American Board of Endodontics. The student will spend approximately 60 percent of the assigned time in clinical practice, with the remainder comprising academic courses and seminars, teaching, and research. Coupled with appropriate supervision, clinical experience will expose students to the complete scope of an endodontic practice with adult, pediatric, and medically compromised patients. The range of clinical procedures includes diagnosis, emergency and trauma management, nonsurgical and surgical therapy, initial and re-treatment endodontic procedures, utilization of the operating microscope and many other aspects of the specialty. Management of 300 clinical cases and completion of an original research project are required.
Research experience and clinical
experience beyond dental school (such as private
practice, military experience, residencies, or
teaching) will strengthen the applicant's
The PASS deadline for applications
is July 15, 2016. For those invited, the interview process comprises an entire day, and will occur on Friday, July 29, 2016. Acceptances are notified soon after that.
Advanced Education in Endodontics Curriculum and Credit Hours
||Dr. Van T. Himel|
||Master of Science in Dentistry
||Yes - need TOEFL
||June 20 (approximate)
||September 30 (approximate)
||PASS applications only:
to be Sent to LSUSD
||LSU processing fee, 2"x2"
photograph, TOEFL, and
CV should be sent directly to the LSUSD
Office of Advanced Education. Copies of required documents sent to LSUSD can be used for interviews, but if accepted into the program, the program will require you to provide the official documents.
||$50, check or money
order payable to LSUHSC School of Dentistry
Contact the LSUHSC School of
Office of Advanced
Hovland, DDS, MEd, MBA
Director, Office of
c/o Delores Bradford,
LSUHSC School of
1100 Florida Avenue
tel. 504-941-8113; fax