An endodontist is a dental health professional who specializes in
treating damaged root canals in teeth.
After dental school, endodontists complete specialized
graduate education in endodontic care.
Endodontists are licensed by the state in which they practice.
And while it's not mandatory, endodontists may acquire certification from the
American Association of Endodontists' Board of Directors after passing a review
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Steven K. Patterson, BS, DDS, MPH - Dentistry
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