Boston University was founded as one of the first all-inclusive universities, as well as a leading private research and teaching institution. With 32,000 students from 50 states and 140 countries, BU is the fourth largest independent university in the United States. For over 150 years, Boston University has anticipated the changing needs of its students while serving the greater needs of society.
The CAGS in endodontics is designed to meet the formal educational standards of the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation and prepare the resident for successful completion of board certification by the American Board of Endodontics. Intensive training is given in clinical endodontics and correlated basic and medical sciences, and in other dental subjects related to the practice of endodontics. Supervised clinical training encompasses both surgical and nonsurgical endodontics, ensuring clinical proficiency in these areas. Extensive opportunities exist for combined treatment of endodontic-periodontic problems and for endodontic management of teeth involved in major oral rehabilitative procedures.
All students must be prepared to meet the scholarly requirements that familiarize them with the development of endodontic theory and practice and an evidence-based approach that permits an intelligent evaluation of current and future technologies and materials.
Each student must participate in research and the research project must be compiled into a document suitable for publication.