who is an Endodontist?

Firstly, An endodontist is an expert dentist in preserving teeth. They help people maintain the natural structure of a decayed tooth for a lifetime. Their specialized techniques help to achieve the best dental treatment. Thus you receive the highest quality in saving your natural teeth.

Moreover, Endodontists specialize in tooth diseases, pain, and infection. These specialists undergo training in diagnosing and treating tooth pain and curing it. Moreover, Endodontists are highly qualified dental specialists in performing root canal treatment.

What is the work of an Endodontist?

Firstly, Endodontists treat conditions involving tooth pulp. It has nerves, vessels, and connective tissue. The inside area of the tooth's infected because of traumatic injury to a tooth. Other reasons may be due to repeated dental work on a tooth. When such a condition takes place, an Endodontist is a specialist to see.

What is the qualification of an Endodontist?

Endodontists are dentists who have gained 2-3 years of additional training beyond dental school. They obtain a Master of Science in Dentistry. During their professional training, endodontists students learn how to diagnose and treat tooth pain.

The study involves two to three years in a Masters's residency program. Finally, they appear for an exam to become a certified endodontist in India.

Why should we visit an Endodontist instead of a Dentist?

Reasons to visit an endodontist:

  • If you are someone who is experiencing severe pain in a tooth.
  • There may be a history of injury to a tooth that could affect the roots or pulp.


  1. Why is it better to get a root canal treatment done by an endodontist?


A general dentist can also provide root canal therapy to you. Many people choose to visit endodontists as they have more experience and training. Endodontists are generally better trained in, and hold more experience with, advanced technology. They are formulated to improve results, simplify the process and ensure patient comfort.

Treatment cost:

The cost of a Root Canal Treatment done by endodontists in India can range between Rs. 1500 to Rs. 12,000 approximately; according to the position of the tooth and the condition.

Dr. Shilpa Reddy - Endodontist In Bangalore
Dr. Shilpa Reddy - Endodontist In Bangalore
Dr. Shilpa Reddy -  Consultant Endodontist (Bengaluru) – has graduated from Army College of Dental Sciences, Secunderabad. She has completed her MDS in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics from GITAM Dental College & Hospital, Visakhapatnam. Her expertise lies in painless, single visit root canal treatments. She can diagnose and manage complex root canal systems. She also specializes in regenerative endodontics. Moreover, she can perform periapical surgeries, manage traumatic injuries of teeth, detect endodontic mishaps and dental emergencies. She is also quite experienced in aesthetic rehabilitation of congenital defects of the teeth.
Dr. Namratha Masurkar - Endodontist In Bangalore
Dr. Namratha- Endodontist In Bangalore

Frequently Asked Questions


Can my tooth be recovered?

Endodontic medication treatment has over a 95% success rate.


How long can I expect my tooth to stay?

When treated successfully, it should last for a lifetime when kept with care.


Why should I save my tooth?

Extraction of a tooth is biologically and financially expensive. From a financial viewpoint, Moreover, A dental implant may often cost more than restoration and endodontic treatment. Extraction of a tooth without replacement can have various side effects. This can include loss of support structure for neighboring teeth. Furthermore, this can cause compromised speech and premature aging of your facial look.


What is microscopic root canal treatment?

Microscopic root canal treatment involves the removal of the infected pulp chamber using delicate instruments. Also, there exists a single visit to Root Canal Treatment done by endodontists. Root canal treatments are performed in a single visit to the endodontist depending on the level of infection.


Is a root canal painful?

Various endodontic processes are done to reduce the pain of toothaches. This is caused by infection of pulp inflammation. Finally, With the help of modern techniques and anesthetics, they are comfortable with the process.