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Dentistry (Concentration in Endodontics)

Virginia Commonwealth University

24 months
25956 USD/year
25956 USD/year
12618 USD/year
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The Dentistry (Concentration in Endodontics) program from Virginia Commonwealth University offers the resident a comprehensive 24-month course of study in clinical and didactic endodontics. The program is designed to educate qualified individuals to pursue careers as practicing clinical dental specialists in endodontics. 


Program goal

The Dentistry (Concentration in Endodontics) program from Virginia Commonwealth University meets the educational requirements for limitation of practice to the specialty of endodontics and prepares the student for examination by the American Board of Endodontics.

Students completing the program earn a specialty Certificate in Endodontics and a Master of Science in Dentistry degree. The program conforms to the Standards for Advanced Specialty Education in Endodontics and carries a full approval status from the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Student learning outcomes

Graduates of this program will:

  • Formulate and conduct a relevant research project as evidenced in the completion of a master’s thesis in a publishable format for a refereed journal
  • Be equipped to practice evidence-based endodontics
  • Have demonstrated the ability to communicate with patients, colleagues in general dentistry, dental specialties, medicine and other health care practitioners in the provision of ethical and informed patient care
  • Be proficient in:

Diagnosis, treatment planning and prognosis of pulpal and periradicular disease

Provision of nonsurgical endodontics, retreatment and surgical endodontics

Outcome assessment

Diagnostic imaging technologies

Management of medically compromised patients

Emergency management of endodontic conditions

Management of orofacial pain and dental anxiety

Use of magnification technologies

Use of emerging techniques of endodontic treatment

Management of traumatic dental injuries

  • Be eligible to sit for the Diplomate Boards of the American Board of Endodontists

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Update in Practice Administration
  • Biostatistics and Research Design in Dentistry
  • Interdisciplinary Care Conference 
  • Thesis Guidance
  • Dentistry
  • Specialty of Endodontics
  • Oral Pathology 
  • Management of Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office
  • Endodontic Therapy Lectures
  • Endodontic Topic Literature Review 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal statement
  • Academic documentation
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Additional academic requirements and regulations
  • Foreign transcripts
  • Financial certification
  • Application fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25956 USD/year
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  • National

    25956 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25956 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    12618 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 12618 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Richmond

1071 - 1750 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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