Redefining the Plano root canal experience.

Plano Endodontist, Plano Root Canal Specialists

Our Mission is Simple. To provide you with the finest root canal treatment available where you remain comfortable during treatment, and services are rendered in an efficient manner. We accomplish this by utilizing the most advanced technology available and closely monitoring you so that you never experience any pain.

Why See An Endodontist?

Endodontic Associates of Plano

5072 West Plano Parkway
Suite 270
Plano, TX 75093

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SAME-DAY EMERGENCY APPOINTMENTS, ONE APPOINTMENT ENDODONTICS, CONTRACTED WITH INSURANCE

A root canal is best treated by a specifically trained Plano endodontist.

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Our Patient Promise

We have one goal, and it drives every decision we make. We aim to be the best Plano endodontist practice locally. Our staff and doctors work hard to make sure every patient who comes to us for dental care has an amazing experience. That means providing you with technologically advanced treatment options, a pain-free procedure, and a quick, no-hassle visit.

Endodontics is the dental specialty that focuses primarily on saving your natural teeth. Dentists who specialize in endodontics, endodontists, go through two more years of specialized training after dental school to become experts in diagnosing and treating tooth pain and issues related to the inner structures of your teeth. The field of endodontics specializes in the care of the dental pulp. When your dental pulp becomes infected or is injured, your Plano endodontist at Endodontic Associates of Plano will work to repair your natural tooth to ensure your long-term oral health.

I just recently had a root canal with Dr. Fleury and felt no pain during the whole procedure. The staff was nice as well, and let me know ahead of time the exact costs of everything so I knew what to expect. I highly recommend this place.

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Same as cash options for qualified applicants over a 6 month period.

We’ve partnered with Care Credit to provide our patients with a no-interest way to receive the root canal treatment in Plano that they want or need on their schedule. Ask our office for more details or use the link below to apply now.

Plano TX Root Canal Dentists

When it comes to choosing a root canal dentist you have many choices in the Plano TX market. Our team has established a reputation as the go-to practice when you require the best. The bulk of our patients are referred by local dentists who encounter an issue that requires a root canal dentist with a proven track record of successfully treating the most challenging cases. We pick up where the experience of a general dentist is insufficient.

Yogesh Patel, DDS - Plano Endodontist - Plano Endodontics Provider - Endodontic Associates of Plano

Yogesh Patel, DDS

Dr. Yogesh T. Patel is a graduate from The University of Texas in Austin and Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, In 2005, Dr. Patel received his certificate in Endodontics from Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry.

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Alex Fleury, DDS, MS

Dr. Alex Fleury is Assistant Professor of the Department of Endodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He received his Certificate in Endodontics and his Masters of Science in Oral Biology degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1990. He received his DDS Degree in 1984 from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Uma Nair, DMD - Plano Endodontist - Plano Endodontics Provider - Endodontic Associates of Plano

Uma Nair, DMD

Dr. Uma P. Nair received her D.M.D. degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her Postgraduate training in Endodontics from India as well as the US from the University of Pittsburgh. She served as a faculty at the University of Florida where she was the Director of Predoctoral Endodontics and the Director for surgical endodontics for the residency program.

Plano TX Endodontist

Yogesh Patel, DDS

Dr. Yogesh T. Patel is a graduate from The University of Texas in Austin and Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas, In 2005, Dr. Patel received his certificate in Endodontics from Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry.

Plano TX Endodontist

Alex Fleury, DDS, MS

Dr. Alex Fleury is Assistant Professor of the Department of Endodontics at Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas. He received his Certificate in Endodontics and his Masters of Science in Oral Biology degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1990. He received his DDS Degree in 1984 from the University of São Paulo, Brazil.

Plano TX Endodontist

Uma Nair, DMD

Dr. Uma P. Nair received her D.M.D. degree at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her Postgraduate training in Endodontics from India as well as the US from the University of Pittsburgh. She served as a faculty at the University of Florida where she was the Director of Predoctoral Endodontics and the Director for surgical endodontics for the residency program.

Why are you “managing” pain?

Immediately see a Plano endodontist to stop tooth pain, reduce the risk of further infection and regain your dental health!

What is an Endodontist?

An Endodontist is a dentist who has specialized in saving your natural teeth. Endodontists have two more years of specialized training that makes them experts in diagnosing the source of your tooth pain and taking care of issues relating to the inner structures of your tooth, the dental pulp. Specializing in root canal procedures and saving your natural tooth through the healing and repairing of a diseased tooth from the inside out, the American Association of Endodontics (AAE) calls endodontists the “superheroes of saving teeth.”

All Plano TX Endodontists are dentists but focus their practice solely on endodontic treatment. For this reason, our Plano endodontists will work with you and your dentist to ensure that you are receiving the personalized, high-quality care that you deserve.

What is a root canal treatment?

Root canal treatments are performed to prevent or cure the periradicular infection (infection in the bone adjacent to the roots). The basis is to eliminate bacterial infection that has entered the root system of the tooth. The tooth’s defense system can only tolerate so much insult. Therefore, if the infection is too great, the symptoms and damage to the surrounding tissues will occur. On occasion, re-treatment of root canals or root end surgery (apicoectomy) is needed. This occurs when there is re-contamination or persistent infection due to anatomical variations of the root system. Most treatments are performed in one appointment. No additional preparatory measures are needed for treatment, in most cases. Patients typically return to work or daily duties immediately.

Why should I see an Plano endodontist?

All dentists, including your general dentist, received some training in endodontics while in dental school. Endodontists are specialists with two to three years of extra training beyond dental school who perform only endodontic procedures, both routine and complex. They are also experienced at finding the cause of oral and facial pain that is difficult to diagnose. Often, general dentists and other specialists refer patients needing endodontic treatment.

Are root canals painful?

No! Today’s root canal treatments don’t need to be painful. The advancements in technology have provided endodontists with tools to aid in administering profound anesthesia, therefore eliminating the fear and anxiety of treatment. Getting a root canal should be like any other routine visit to the dental office.

Treatment options other than a root canal?

If you are diagnosed with the need for a root canal or re-treatment of a root canal, you always have the option of having your tooth extracted. The options left if you chose to do so are: do nothing about the empty space or attain a removable partial, bridge, or implant. In many cases, unless you have the correct information, you might lose a tooth that could have otherwise been saved with a simple painless root canal procedure.

Why not just pull the tooth?

Complicated cases do not necessarily mean that your tooth needs to be extracted. Many endodontic treatments can save natural teeth for a lifetime. The consequences of extracting a natural tooth are not individual. It can affect the distribution of forces to the remaining teeth and cause more stress, resulting in a higher likelihood of damaging the adjacent teeth. Your teeth also tend to shift when they are not in contact with one another, resulting in an unfavorable movement that causes food traps and cavities. A bridge or removable partial can be made by anchoring onto adjacent teeth, but this too can cause unfavorable stress and potentially damage the adjacent anchoring teeth. Implants, the more favorable of these options, can take six to eight months to complete and in many cases will also require bone grafting and additional surgeries. Before deciding what road to choose, be informed of your available options and consider what can be done to save your natural teeth.

How has a root canal changed over years?

With research and technological advances, the field of endodontics has seen some of the most advances of any dental specialty. The use of visual magnification through microscopes with enhanced lighting has allowed endodontists to locate anatomical variations that otherwise would be missed leading to the failure of root canals. CBCT is one of the most important innovations in dental diagnostics and has set an unprecedented standard of patient care. This eliminates the guess-work in diagnosis. Teeth that were suspicious of fractures or failing root canals can be analyzed to accurately determine what is going on and the correct treatment.

Endodontic Associates of Plano is the product of extensive research, thoughtful planning, and insightful vision. The dentists and staff put the fundamental concept of the endodontic office under the microscope, examining it with the same eye for detail and perfectionist discernment that underlies clinical excellence in endodontics. Endodontic Associates of Plano enjoy a culture of compassion. The team wants patients to feel at ease and rest assured they will be taken care of. A technologically advanced office, the practice is state-of-the-art from its paperless records to the latest equipment which speaks to its main focus—a painless and positive experience at every visit.

Gene T.Google Review

“About as pleasant as a root canal can be. Very competent and put me at ease about the process.”

Joanne G.Google Review

“Today I went in very nervously for my first root canal. It wasn't bad at all!”

Chris C.Google Review

“Wonderful, comfortable experience, not the usual thing you'd expect to hear about a root canal.”

Jo J.Google Review

“Five stars for a root canal, you might ask? That's right. This office staff is amazing, friendly, knowledgeable, and courteous.”

Laura T.Google Review

“The staff and environment was very comforting and friendly. ”

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