An endodontist is dental specialist with an additional two or more years of specialized training beyond dental school. The average endodontist completes 25 root canal treatments a week, while general dentists do about two root canals a week.
- A minimum of 5 years undergraduate dental school (DDS/BDS/ DMD or its equivalent)
- Minimum of 3 years post graduate experience. (One year Internship program after 5 years of study can be counted within the experience.)
- Shall be able to pass Prometric Exam in Qatar
Job Duties of a Endodontist
An endodontist is expected to Examines, diagnoses, and treats diseases of nerve, pulp, and other dental tissues affecting vitality of teeth: Examines teeth, gums, and related tissues to determine condition, using dental instruments, x ray, and other diagnostic equipment,diagnoses condition and plans treatment,reats exposure of pulp by pulp capping or removal of pulp from pulp chamber and root canal, using dental instruments,performs partial or total removal of pulp, using surgical instruments,treats infected root canal and related tissues, and fills pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials,removes pathologic tissue at apex of tooth, surgically,reinserts teeth that have been knocked out of mouth by accident,bleaches discolored teeth to restore natural color.