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.
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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
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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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Melissa Ruff, a Captain in the US Navy, 1st Dental Battalion/Naval Dental Center Camp Pendleton and specialized dentist known as an endodontist, recently performed a tooth saving procedure known as root canal treatment on a Military Working Dog (MWD) on July 2.
"Endodontics deals with the nerves of the tooth-pulp of the tooth." An endodontist carries out a root canal treatment procedure, which is the basic treatment when a tooth has any type of pain -- whether minor, major, or if it has an abscess.
"Our specialists are all working together to educate the patient, provide treatment options, and extend truly comprehensive care." With inclusion of an in-house oral surgeon, periodontist, orthodontist, and endodontist, this distinction is certainly palpable to individuals who visit Scripps Center for Dental Care.
Sheila Chandrahasa has more than io years of combined experience both as a general dentist and an endodontist. All root canal treatments performed in her office are completed using a dental operating microscope, which allows greater visualization of the intricate anatomy of each individual's root canal system.
Dr Sanoop George, specialist endodontist at RAK Hospital, said the best way to fight tooth decay is to teach kids to brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss regularly.
It is better to use sugarless gums or gums fortified with probiotics, zinc acetate and magnolia bark extract or eucalyptus-extract," said Dr Padma Gandi, specialist endodontist, RAK Hospital.
It is better to use sugarless gums or gums fortified with probiotics, zinc acetate and magnolia bark extract or eucalyptus-extract,' said Dr Padma Gandi, specialist endodontist, RAK Hospital.
The percentage of acceptable root canal fillings was 91% when the root canal treatment was performed by an endodontist (27).
-- [email protected] Dr Prashant Abhishek is Specialist Dental Surgeon and Endodontist at Wassan Specialty Dental Center.
Robert Roda, a Scottsdale endodontist, is president of the Arizona Dental Association.
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. Treatment usually involves one to three appointments.
In considerable pain, I drove to the endodontist's office (seriously, I didn't know there was such a thing as an "endodontist") and in less than 20 minutes the pain was gone.