Graduate Program Overview
Indiana University Endodontic Graduate Program is fully accredited and in compliance with the requirements for Advanced Specialty Education Programs in Endodontics approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. There are five resident positions available at Indiana University and one position at the Roudebush VAMC. Residents at Indiana University currently receive a stipend. The VA program is associated with Indiana University and is managed through Indiana University School of Dentistry. The Postgraduate Endodontic Program at Indiana University is a 24 month program offering a certificate in Endodontics, a Master's in Science Degree in Dentistry (MSD), and a minor in oral pathology.
Emphasis is given to surgical and non-surgical cases, diagnosis, pain control, and emergency treatment. The patient pool is very large and offers a wide variety of cases with an abundance of difficult cases. Patient management is also stressed. The program also places an emphasis on endodontic surgery with graduate students managing 25 to 70 cases.
Our residents have extensive training in microscopic techniques. All operatories are equipped with microscopes, digital radiography, ultrasonics, electric motors and more. Residents gain experience using a variety of instrumentation and obturation techniques. In addition to patient care and didactics, residents receive experience teaching the pre-doctoral students in lecture, clinic, and lab.