Endodontics is concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the human dental pulp and periradicular tissues. Its study and practice encompass the basic and clinical sciences including the biology of the normal pulp and etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and associated periradicular conditions.
For more information about endodontics, please visit the American Association of Endodontists
The Department of Endodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry has a unique history. Started by the innovative and nationally renowned Dr. Charles G. Maurice in 1965, the department also was chaired for many years by Dr. Nijole A. Remeikis, the first woman Diplomat of the American Board of Endodontics and an internationally honored endodontic educator. The department in the 1990s offered the first Endodontic Microscopy Center in the Midwest, providing a unique level of training to students and continuing education opportunities to alumni and others.
The Department of Endodontics aspires to be one of the top clinical endodontic training programs in the world, while actively engaging our residents in important clinical and translational research. The department has the major responsibility for educational and research programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing education levels. An accredited program at the postdoctoral level is available for qualified students wishing to become specialists in endodontics.
Department of Endodontics (MC 642)
801 South Paulina Street, Room 304G
Chicago, IL 60612-7211