Endodontics Practitioners in California

Los Angeles (76)San Diego (66)San Francisco (47)Sacramento (36)Fresno (34)
San Jose (34)Irvine (25)Torrance (24)Roseville (22)Beverly Hills (22)Bakersfield (18)Santa Rosa (18)Santa Ana (17)Newport Beach (16)Glendale (15)Modesto (15)Encino (14)Pasadena (14)Oakland (14)Santa Barbara (14)Riverside (14)Santa Monica (13)Redlands (13)Mission Viejo (13)Fremont (13)Elk Grove (13)Sunnyvale (13)Pleasanton (13)Rancho Cucamonga (13)Oxnard (12)Anaheim (11)Long Beach (11)Palo Alto (11)San Marcos (11)Escondido (10)Northridge (10)Fullerton (10)Carlsbad (10)Laguna Hills (10)Valencia (10)Westlake Village (10)Huntington Beach (10)Monterey (10)La Mesa (10)Concord (9)Santa Cruz (9)Ventura (9)Encinitas (9)Stockton (9)Vista (9)Sherman Oaks (9)Berkeley (9)Milpitas (8)La Jolla (8)San Mateo (8)San Ramon (8)Tustin (8)Palmdale (8)Woodland Hills (8)Chula Vista (8)Folsom (8)Woodland (8)Redwood City (8)Temecula (8)Visalia (8)West Covina (8)Santa Maria (8)Whittier (7)Diamond Bar (7)Costa Mesa (7)Corona (7)Downey (7)Camarillo (7)Redding (7)Chino (7)Orange (7)Garden Grove (7)Novato (7)San Rafael (7)Rancho Santa Margarita (6)Loma Linda (6)Burbank (6)South Gate (6)Simi Valley (6)Van Nuys (6)San Fran (6)Manteca (6)Daly City (6)San Bernardino (6)San Leandro (6)Yuba City (6)El Cajon (5)Yorba Linda (5)Antioch (5)Newhall (5)Brea (5)Walnut Creek (5)Napa (5)Murrieta (5)Petaluma (5)Pinole (5)Victorville (5)Carmichael (5)Castro Valley (5)Cerritos (5)Vacaville (5)Upland (5)Lancaster (5)Chico (5)Lake Forest (5)Thousand Oaks (5)Tarzana (5)Santee (5)Dana Point (5)Jackson (5)San Clemente (4)La Habra (4)Aliso Viejo (4)Fairfield (4)Santa Clara (4)Oceanside (4)Danville (4)Ladera Ranch (4)Laguna Niguel (4)Cupertino (4)Sonora (4)Covina (4)South Lake Tahoe (4)Clovis (4)Claremont (4)Laguna Woods (4)Citrus Heights (4)Hayward (4)Tracy (4)Salinas (4)Livermore (4)Los Gatos (4)Montclair (4)Moreno Valley (4)Morgan Hill (4)Pleasant Hill (4)Palm Desert (4)Brentwood (4)West Hollywood (4)National City (4)Westminster (4)Arcadia (4)Ontario (4)Fontana (4)South San Francisco (3)Mountain View (3)San Luis Obispo (3)Los Alamitos (3)Hemet (3)Rocklin (3)Chino Hills (3)Hacienda Heights (3)Poway (3)Ramona (3)Placerville (3)Santa Clarita (3)Rancho Mirage (3)Davis (3)San Carlos (3)Canoga Park (3)Buena Park (3)North Hollywood (3)Watsonville (3)Menlo Park (3)Cypress (3)Manhattan Beach (3)Redondo Beach (3)Benicia (3)Soquel (3)La Verne (3)San Juan Capistrano (3)Agoura Hills (3)

Learn more about Endodontics Practitioners

An endodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions of the dental pulp, tooth root, and surrounding tissues. The dental pulp is the soft connective tissue inside a tooth that contains blood vessels and nerves. An endodontist is a root canal specialist. The overall goal of endodontists is to help people retain their natural teeth with preventive care and endodontic surgery.

An endodontist typically: 

  • Evaluates the patient's dental and medical history and performs a dental and oral exam
  • Teaches patients about dental and oral conditions and diseases, good oral hygiene, and oral disease prevention
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and imaging tests such as X-rays
  • Prescribes medications including antibiotics and pain medications
  • Diagnoses diseases and conditions of the dental pulp, tooth root, and tissue surrounding the root
  • Treats various diseases affecting dental pulp and root of the tooth including pulp infections and cracked teeth
  • Administers anesthesia and performs root canals, tooth extractions, and endodontic surgery
  • Makes referrals to and collaborates with other dental specialists to ensure optimal care

An endodontist may also be known by the following terms: dentist, root canal dentist, root canal doctor, or root canal specialist.

There are 1559 specialists practicing Endodontics in California with an overall average rating of 4.5 stars. There are 108 hospitals in California with affiliated Endodontics specialists, including Cedars - Sinai Medical Center, Encino Hospital Medical Center and Hoag Hospital Newport Beach.