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:
An endodontist may also be known by the following terms: dentist, root canal dentist, root canal doctor, or root canal specialist.
There are 259 specialists practicing Endodontics in North Carolina with an overall average rating of 4.5 stars. There are 15 hospitals in North Carolina with affiliated Endodontics specialists, including Mission Hospital - Asheville, Central Carolina Hospital and Harris Regional Hospital.