Endodontology is the branch of dentistry that is concerned with the morphology, physiology, and pathology of the dental pulp and periradicular tissues. The Department of Endodontics at University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston provides students with intensive education in clinical endodontics and correlated basic and medical sciences. It also educates students in other dental subjects that are related to endodontic practice.
The Department of Endodontics is both nationally and internationally recognized as one of the premier endodontics departments in the country, known for its exceptional quality of its predoctoral and advanced education programs. The Department is blessed with dedicated and experienced faculty, both full and part-time, all of whom are committed to excellence in education, patient care, scholarly activity, and research. Faculty in the Department are active in dental school and university-wide affairs as well as in the American Association of Endodontics, the International Federation of Endodontic Associations and the American Dental Education Association.