Unit Of Endodontics

Part of the department of Restorative Dentistry


The unit’s mission is to help meet the oral health needs of the local, national and international community by providing and developing clinical expertise, academic foundation and innovation in the discipline of endodontology and endodontic practice.

The first MSc programme in Endodontics was established in 1989, since supplemented by MClinDent and Specialist Training programmes and research groups.

The unit was the first independent academic Endodontic unit in the UK and has acquired worldwide recognition for its academic and clinical teaching outcomes and research output. We strive to achieve excellence in ethical, high quality clinical service delivery.

World Class Education

The media of teaching and learning include seminars, tutorials, laboratory simulation skills exercises, clinical work and case conferences.

Clinical progression is geared to be systematic and progressive, with the level of monitoring consistent with degree of progression and ability.

Research Interests

  • Factors affecting the outcomes of endodontic treatment
  • The diversity of microbial flora associated with periapical disease and failure of its treatment
  • Factors associated with weakening of teeth as a result of endodontic treatment
  • Using biological approaches to facilitate pulpal and periapical healing


The department offers the following postgraduate courses:

MClinDent Endodontology
MClinDent (Advanced Training) Endodontology
Specialist Training in Endodontology
MSc Endodontics

PhD studies allied to Endodontics

Staff and Contact

Unit Head: Professor Kishor Gulabivala
UCL Eastman Dental Institute
256 Gray's Inn Road
London WC1X 8LD
Tel. +44 (0)20 3456 1033
Fax. +44 (0)20 3456 1028
Email. k.gulabivala@ucl.ac.uk

Unit of Endodontics academic staff

Study at UCL Eastman Dental Institute