endodontist


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en·do·don·tics

 (ĕn′dō-dŏn′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of dentistry that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders of the tooth root, dental pulp, and surrounding tissue.


en′do·don′tic adj.
en′do·don′tist n.

endodontist

a dentist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the pulp and periapical tissues of the teeth.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endodontist - a dentist specializing in diseases of the dental pulp and nerve
dental practitioner, dentist, tooth doctor - a person qualified to practice dentistry
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endodontist

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References in periodicals archive ?
Once your general dentist performs tests on the tooth and recommends therapy, he or she can perform the treatment or refer you to an Endodontist.
Traditionally an endodontist would take an x-ray of the problematic tooth to access the extent of infection in the dental pulp to chalk the treatment plan.
In clinical practice, PT is essential due to the variations in the external morphology of the tooth which is unavoidable to have variations in the root canal complex and is a challenge to the endodontist during diagnosis and root canal treatment (Malagnino et al.
Nestor Cohenca is an endodontist and a leading expert in dental trauma and pediatric endodontics.
Ronit Smolyar, Endodontist, various Gentle Dental locations
Top tier, state-of-the-art endodontist practice for sale in Central Florida; Well established, long standing, and well respected within the community; 3 locations with a total annual production of $1.
Besides a full time periodontist, we currently have a part-time endodontist, oral surgeon, and orthodontist.
We have gotten colonoscopies at a first-rate Chilean hospital for $240 (compared with over $2000 in the US), laboratory testing (under $200 at a local medical lab for what would cost $1000+ here), and dental care (our Argentine dentist there charges less than 1/3 for comparable care here and is an endodontist with nearly 30 years of experience).
They consider the diagnosis, treatment planning, and management of pulpal and periapical diseases and criteria by which generalists can determine when they need to refer the patient to a specialist endodontist.
The practice, which recently expanded its team with dentist Dr Michael Perry and endodontist Dr Ruben Martinez, is continuing to grow its specialised services and has plans to work closely in-house with Dr Claire Crothers who will provide facial aesthetic treatments.
Iatrogenic or endodontic misadventure, or idiopathic causes, can present a difficult restorative problem to the practicing dentist or endodontist.
Thus, I was the last person to choose willingly to travel along not one but two highways to reach the endodontist recommended by my good friend, she of the many root canals.