UCL Module Catalogue


Basic Scientific Foundation for Endodontic Practice - Part 1 (DENT0046)

Key information

Faculty of Medical Sciences
Teaching department
Eastman Dental Institute
Credit value
This module is only avaialble for students from the Eastman Dental Institute
Link to online timetable

Alternative credit options

There are no alternative credit options available for this module.


This module covers basic sciences necessary to understand the clinical aspects of Endodontics. The subject matter spans: Cell Biology; Anatomy and physiology of the orofacial complex; Inflammation, wound healing and Immunology; Microbiology and pathology of orofacial diseases; Effect of traumatic injuries to alveolus and teeth; Aetiopathogenesis of endodontic problems; Epidemiology and its relevance to endodontics; Basic materials science relevant to endodontics.

Module deliveries for 2024/25 academic year

Intended teaching term: Academic year (terms 1, 2, and 3)     Postgraduate (FHEQ Level 7)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
In person
Methods of assessment
100% Fixed-time remote activity
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
Module leader
Professor Yuan Ng

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 8th April 2024.