Root canal This is the most common endodontic procedure and is typically done to save a tooth that would otherwise need to be removed. Root canal treatment is necessary when the pulp, which is the core layer of the tooth, or the canals holding the pulp becomes inflamed or infected.Do periodontists do root canals?
An endodontist generally does root canals, apicoectomies(cut off root tips) and perhaps place implants. Periodontist primarily deal with the supporting structures of the teeth (bones and gums) and treat difficult cleaning cases and gum recession etc.What is an endodontist specialist?
Posted on: July 16, 2018. An endodontic specialist is a dentist who specializes in saving teeth. They are a general dentist who decided to receive the advanced training necessary in order to learn all the best and newest dental technologies that can be used to save patients’ teeth.