Length of Program: 2 Years
Number of Positions: 3 for graduates of CODA-accredited dental schools
Financial Arrangement: UC Salary Breakdown
Program Director: Dr. Nadia Chugal
The UCLA Endodontics Residency Program is a postgraduate certificate program that provides advanced education in endodontics through didactic, clinical, and research components to highly qualified and motivated candidates. The UCLA program integrates the scientific basis for endodontics with current standards of specialty patient care.
The program offers strong clinical training that covers the full scope of endodontics, and emphasizes the development of proficiency in the following areas:
(1) to perform endodontic treatment, both conventional and surgical, and adjunctive procedures at a specialty level of expertise; (2) to synthesize a rationale for treatment based on scientific knowledge and practice evidence-based endodontics; (3) to evaluate and assess endodontic therapy and outcome of treatment; (4) to exercise complex problem solving and independent thinking; (5) to analyze evidence and new information as well as technology for clinical practice through current literature; and (6) to function as a member of a dental and medical interdisciplinary treatment team provided by the UCLA School of Dentistry and the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.