An endodontist is a specialist in the area of soft tissue inside the tooth. Endodontists, who perform root canals, receive advanced education after graduating from dental school and typically only deal with endodontic-related problems.
A common misconception is that a root canal is a painful procedure. Actually, root canals are similar to having a cavity filled, producing minimal pain.
Common causes for the need of endodontic treatment:
Please contact our office for an evaluation if you experience any of the symptoms above, and we will refer you to an endodontic specialist.