Frequently Asked Questions
What are the routes for Specialist membership application?
There are 5 routes for applicants:
- Route 1: Graduates from ESE-accredited specialist training programmes in Endodontology;
- Route 2: Grand-parenting of existing specialists in countries where Endodontics is recognised as a speciality and that have national endodontic/dental societies affiliated with the ESE. That is: Croatia, Hungary, Israel, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom; (not applicable for Guest)
- Route 3: Grand-parenting of existing de facto specialists;
- Route 4: Mediated entry - where non-ESE-accredited training is considered equivalent to ESE-accredited specialist training;
- Route 5: Mediated entry - no formal national recognition as a specialist in Endodontology but can demonstrate evidence of a major contribution to Endodontology through education and research.
I would like to apply to become a certified or guest certifed member. What are the requirements?
A points system is used to evaluate applications for certified or guest certified membership. It takes into account completion of taught programmes, as well as clinical, educational and research knowledge, experience and publications. A minimum of 60 points is required, and must be obtained from at least two of the categories, unless the credit point score is 60 for training with a recognised academic institution (min 120 ECTS).
What are the membership fees?
Membership runs from the 1st January to 31st December each year.
Specialist and Guest Specialist member: €250 per year. Payment includes mandatory subscription to the International Endodontic Journal.
Certified and Guest Certified membership: €185. Payment includes mandatory subscription to the International Endodontic Journal.
ESE registered Postgraduate student member: €40 Euros per year. For an extra 20 Euros per year you can access the on-line version of the International Endodontic Journal.
Dental Nurse: €40 Euros per year.