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WELCOME TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ENDODONTICS

Endodontics (AAE definition) is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic and clinical sciences including the biology of the normal pulp and the etiology, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disease and injuries to the pulp and associated periradicular conditions.  The department of endodontics at Creighton University Dental School provides students with pre-doctoral training in didactic, laboratory, clinical endodontics and correlated basic and medical sciences.


MISSION AND VISION STATEMENT

Mission

The Department of Endodontics prepares students to function as an integral part of the health care team through diagnosis, treatment, and referral of patients with Endodontic related disorders.  Through proven teaching methods and adaptation to modern dentistry students should graduate from Creighton confident in their abilities with skills insuring a high percentage of successful outcomes.


Vision

The Department of Endodontics desires to inform and train the local community and regional dental population about the latest advances in Endodontics as well as aid dental providers in delivering high quality dental care.  Our visionary scope includes elementary, middle and high school education as well as sponsoring pre and post doctoral continuing education programs for dentists.