WHAT IS AN ENDODONTIST
An Endodontist is a dental specialist who has completed a residency specific to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp. Endodontic residents are completely immersed in the science and clinical practice of endodontics for 2-3 years in addition to Dental School. This additional background, experience, and skill gives Endodontists the ability to deal with a multitude of challenges. Endodontists also diagnose and treat facial pain and related problems. Endodontics is 1 of 12 specialties recognized by the American Dental Association.