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091713A Endodontics I, 2 ECTS cr 
Code 091713A  Validity 01.08.2017 -
Name Endodontics I  Abbreviation Endodontics I 
Scope2 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline5402 Dentistry 
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
Unit Dentistry 

Kristiina Oikarinen-Juusola 

ECTS Credits 

2 ECTS credits / 53 hours of work

Language of instruction 



3rd year autumn and spring semester

Learning outcomes 

Student should know the pathogenesis and the diagnostics of basic endodontic problems and knows how to proceed with the endodontic treatment


The prevention, pathogenesis and diagnosis of pulpal diseases, anatomy of the pulpal space. Tretment of deep dental caries lesion. The fundamentals of endodontic treatment.

Mode of delivery 

Lectures and hands on trainings

Learning activities and teaching methods 

Lectures: 4 x 45mins as compulsory

Hands on training: 10 x 4 hours as compulsory

Exam: 2 hours as Q&A exam

Target group 

3rd yr dental students. Compulsory to all dental students.

Prerequisites and co-requisites 

Cariology I, II and III

Recommended optional programme components 

No alternative courses.

A part of dental basic studies courses.

Recommended or required reading 

Lectues and files in Moodle

Course literature:

-       Haapasalo, Kotiranta, Sirén, Haapasalo, Endal: Käytännön juurihoito. Savion kirjapaino Oy 2009 (tulossa uusi painos 2021).

-      Juurihoidon Käypä hoito –suositus 2016.

Alternative as e-books:  

-      Endodontics Review: a study guide 2016

-      Harty’s Endodontics in Clinical Practice 2017

-      Endodontics Principles and Practice 2020

Assessment methods and criteria 

100% compulsory.

Offset and final exams.


Hands on: 100% attendance, grading ackowledged/fail

Offset exam: ackowledged/fail

Final exam: 1-5; 0 as failed

Person responsible 

University teacher Kristiina Oikarinen-Juusola, professor Marja-Liisa Laitala


Current and future instruction
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Endodontia I  Course  Marja-Liisa Laitala  02.09.21 -17.02.22

Future examinations
Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
Registration Endodontia I exam  Exam    07.12.21
Registration Endodontia I exam  Exam    28.01.22
Registration Endodontia I exam  General exam    18.02.22
Registration Endodontia I exam  General exam    18.03.22
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