What Exactly is an Endodontist?

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Have you ever wondered what an endodontist is? If so, you have come to the right place! Endodontists are specialists in dentistry. Here at N.J. Nicastro Dental PC in Port Jefferson Station, New York, our team is dedicated to giving you the information you need, so you can know if a specialist is right for your particular needs.


Endodontics is a branch of dentistry that specializes in the dental pulp and the surrounding tissues of the root of the tooth. This means Endodontists work to save your teeth. Endodontists can perform extremely difficult and complex procedures such as root canal therapy, endodontic surgery, and other procedures to save your teeth in case of traumatic dental injuries or accidents.


To be an endodontist, your dentist, Dr. Nicholas Nicastro Jr. had to have at least two extra years of advanced, specialized training, specifically focusing on advanced and specialized techniques. Thanks to the extra care and training, you can feel comfortabelthat you are in excellent hands when it comes to your endodontist.


If you would like to know more about endodontic dentistry or want to know if it’s time you need to see a specialist, please call us today at 631-928-2020 to set up an appointment. Our friendly and dedicated staff is happy to assist you with all your oral health questions and concerns. So, call us today and let us help save your oral health.