Analysis and Perspective of Endodontics Standard Resident Training in China

Abstract

As an important part of postgraduate education, Standard Resident Training (STR) plays a crucial role in the process of culturing a competent dental care provider who can independently treat the common oral infectious diseases. A systematic and comprehensive evaluation system is desiderating for realization of high-quality Endodontics resident training due to its discipline characteristics of highly specialized and strict operation. This paper analyzes the current status of resident training in our Endodontic Department and discusses how to improve the clinical skills and reasoning ability of residents, in order to construct a comprehensive resident training formative evaluation system in China.