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The term "endodontics" comes from the Greek words endo, which means "inside" and odontos, which means a tooth. Thus, the endodontist treats the inside part of the teeth.
An Endodontist is a highly qualified dental specialist who deals with a diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases of the dental pulp and root tissues of the toot, and also injuries of tooth tissues.
Endodontists use the most modern and advanced treatment methods in their work. Often the goal of endodontic treatment is to preserve the tooth. Instead of just removing a diseased or damaged tooth, an endodontist eliminates the infection, removes caries-affected tissues and It protects the internal part of the tooth from further damage.
The main aim of endodontic treatment is to remove the inflamed or dead pulp, and replace it with a root filling. The most famous endodontic procedure is root canal treatment.
Endodontists in their work use specialized different devices and instruments to perform the goals of treatment. In order to learn how to treat root canals properly, it needs years of study and practice.