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Endodontist Services

Endodontics is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on treating the inside of a tooth, with root canal treatment being one of the most frequently performed procedures. Seeking treatment from an endodontist ensures that patients receive expert care from a specialist who has completed an additional three years of endodontic training beyond that of a general dentist. Endodontists are equipped to handle a variety of routine and complex procedures, including surgical interventions if necessary. They possess advanced skills in diagnosing and treating the source of oral and facial pain.


Endodontic treatment involves the treatment of the inside of a tooth, with Root canal treatment being the most commonly performed procedure. In addition to treating infected or damaged pulp, endodontists can also diagnose and

The primary goal of an endodontist is to remove the inflamed or infected pulp from inside the tooth. This process is carried out under a microscope, which provides high illumination and magnification of the root canal system. Once the pulp has been removed, the inside of the tooth is thoroughly disinfected, shaped, filled, and sealed.

After the tooth has fully healed, an endodontist may recommend a crown for back teeth to restore them to their full strength. Subsequently, the patient will return to their dentist, who will apply a permanent restoration to the tooth to protect it and restore its normal function.


Endodontic treatment has a long history and has undergone significant advancements over the years.

Although all dentists receive training in routine endodontic treatment, there are situations where a general dentist may refer a patient to an endodontist for specialized treatment.

Endodontists are dental specialists who have completed both general dental education and an additional three years of focused endodontic training. This additional training equips them with advanced knowledge and skills to handle complex endodontic cases that may be beyond the scope of a general dentist’s expertise.

Need To Know

  • Usually 2 to 3 appointments
  • At the first consultation visit your dentist will examine your teeth and mouth
  • The next visit will be for the treatment
  • Further appointments may be needed if you experience any problems
Before your appointment
  • No special preparation needed
How long it takes
  • The consultation will usually take around 30 minutes
  • Treatment will usually take around 90 minutes each
After your appointment
  • Avoid overly hard or chewy foods for a few days
  • You can continue to brush your teeth as normal
  • Take care when flossing daily
  • Reduce the amount of sugary food and drink you consume
You may be asked about
  • Your dental history and medical history
  • Your oral health care routine at home
Quick tip
  • The more you rest and take care of your oral health after treatment the faster you will recover.


01. How much does it cost to see an endodontist?
The price of visiting an endodontist varies depending on the treatment required and how complex the treatment is. At your consultation visit, your endodontist will examine your teeth and recommend the best treatment option for you. They will also let you know the cost of treatment required.
02. Is endodontic treatment painful?
During the treatment your endodontist will do their best to make their you comfortable through the use of anaesthetics and modern techniques designed to minimise your discomfort. It’s important to remember that endodontic procedures are carried out to improve the health of the tooth and prevent ongoing pain caused by the inflamed or infected pulp. The endodontist will provide advice on how to treat any pain. It can usually be managed with over-the-counter or prescription medicines.
03. Why would I need an endodontic procedure?
When the tooth pulp becomes inflamed or infected, endodontic treatment is necessary to relieve pain and prevent further damage or abscess. Causes for this inflammation or infection could include deep decay, repeated dental procedures, a crack or chip in the tooth, or a knock to the tooth – even if there is no outwardly visible damage. Some indications of pulp damage are prolonged sensitivity to hot or cold, tooth discolouration, swelling and tenderness in your gums, or there may be no symptoms at all.
04. What is the difference between a dentist and an endodontist?
While all dentists are trained to perform routine endodontic treatment, there are times when general dentists will refer patients to an endodontist for more specialised endodontic treatment. Endodontists are dental specialists who have completed both general dental education, plus another three years of focused endodontic training.