A Houston endodontist can get you out of pain, so you can start smiling again.

Top-Rated Houston Endodontist

5.0 164 reviews

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Tooth pain can take over your life. You may need a root canal.

But relax, you’re in more than capable hands. Our practice is trusted by more Houston general dentists to handle their endodontic cases, and our mission is very simple. We want to provide you with the most exceptional Houston root canal treatment. You’ll remain comfortable during the quick and efficient procedure. We use the most advanced technology available and closely monitor you so that you never experience any pain+.

+ The patient will be numb during the procedure.

Yogesh Patel, DDS – Premier Houston Endodontist


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7500 Beechnut Street, Suite 235
HoustonTX 77074
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Phone: 713-271-9100

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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We work to relieve pain and preserve your natural tooth.

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Endodontic Associates of Houston

7500 Beechnut Street Suite 235, Houston

5.0 164 reviews

  • Avatar Adam Zeger ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    They do only the absolute best work. I trust very few people with my teeth and they are at the top of my list. The friendliest staff, very affordable, and the … read more highest quality. 5 stars!
  • Avatar Ray Traber ★★★★★ 3 months ago
    Dr Hassid is one of the most professional individuals I have met in the Medical field. It is easy to make an appointment. He is always on time and spends as much … read more time with his patients as necessary. Always clearly explains what he will be doing. His staff is also well trained and courteous to the patients. Highly recommend him to everyone.
  • Avatar Pats Nation ★★★★★ 2 weeks ago
    I was not looking forward to getting a root canal but Dr Hassid and his staff were great. Thank you to the assistant Ronnie for making my appointment pleasant. I … read more recommend this office.
  • Avatar Stephanie Esquibel ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    I had a great experience. I found this office through my insurance, I scheduled my appointment with Shanell, she got me in right away. When I got to my appointment … read more I did not have to wait at all, Ronnie got me back right away. She could tell I was really nervous, so she explained everything that she was doing and made me laugh. She made me feel very comfortable. Dr Hassid was very thorough, he answered all my questions. I recommend this office.
  • Avatar Sara Downey ★★★★★ a month ago
    This is a wonderful, professionally-run office. The front office got me in right away as I was in pain, the assistant (Ronnie) was very knowledgeable and the doctor … read more explained how he would proceed to solve my dental issues. Highly recommend Dr Hassid and staff!
  • Avatar Dana Luterman ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    Who knew getting a root canal could go so smoothly. Office staff and everyone else got me in quickly and Dr. Hassid did great work. Thank you so much!
  • Avatar Farah Nassir ★★★★★ 4 weeks ago
    Dr. Samar Al-hashimi is a very nice person and very knowledgeable. She is taking care of her patients . The root-canal procedure was so smooth and easy , I didn’t … read more feel any pain. Thank you Dr. AlHashimi and thanks for all the staff.
  • Avatar Theresa Ortiz ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago
    I had a pleasant experience with Dr. A and Rhonny and the office staff. The office staff is efficient, Dr. A is very knowledgeable and helpful in regards to your … read more procedure. Dr. A and Rhonny are a great team together, they make your dental experience fun and stress free.
  • Avatar Hadeel Shnayen ★★★★★ 2 months ago
    I want to share my experience because it’s worth to let other people know it .. I did my root canal treatment with Dr. Samar Alhashimi and it was the best experience … read more I ever had she is so talented and accurate with her work and so kind,,, really I didn’t feel anything it’s just perfect and recommend it to everyone... many thanks
  • Avatar Penni Wexler ★★★★★ a month ago
    In my 70+ years, my best dental experience ever: from the professional, compassionate office staff, to Ronnie, the Dental Assistant & of course, the phenomenal … read more Endodontic, Dr. Hassid, I’m impressed. Having had a prior root canal which still haunts me, 5 decades later & a dentists dream teeth, I know from what I speak & Dr. Hassid is wonderful.

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• What does an endodontist do?

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

Endodontics concentrates on preserving your natural teeth. Dentists who specialize in endodontics, endodontists, complete two additional years of specific education after dental school to become specialists in diagnosing and healing tooth pain and concerns associated with the internal structures of your teeth. The scope of endodontics specializes in the care of dental pulp.

When your tooth’s pulp becomes infected or is damaged, your Houston endodontist at Endodontic Associates of Houston will work to restore your natural tooth and secure your long-term oral health.

We strive to be the expert Houston endodontics practice. Our team of doctors works carefully to ensure each root canal patient has a fantastic experience. We provide you with superior treatment choices, a pain-free procedure+, and a prompt, no-hassle visit.

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When choosing a root canal dentist, patients have numerous options in the Houston area. Our doctors have established a reputation as local experts, and general dentists who find an issue exceeding their ability refer their patients to Endodontic Associates of Houston. We’re proud to have the support of the local dental community, and we look forward to serving you.

Your Houston Endodontist FAQ

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 significant, significant symptoms and damage to the surrounding tissues will occur.

On occasion, patients need retreatment of root canals or root end surgery (apicoectomy). Retreatment happens when there is re-contamination or persistent infection due to anatomical variations of the root system. Most treatments take just one appointment. Patients typically return to work or daily duties immediately.

Why should I see a Houston endodontist?

All dentists, including your general dentist, received some training in endodontics during dental school. Endodontists are specialists with two to three years of specialized training beyond dental school that perform only endodontic procedures. Endodontic treatments are 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 progress in technology has provided endodontists with tools to support in administering profound anesthesia, therefore eliminating the fear and anxiety of treatment. A root canal is like any other routine visit to the dental office.

Are there treatment options besides a root canal?

If you are diagnosed with the need of 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 the 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 the years?

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

Endodontic Associates of Houston 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 Houston enjoy a culture of compassion. The team wants patients to feel at ease.

A technologically advanced office, the practice is state-of-the-art from its paperless records to the latest equipment which speaks to its primary focus —a painless+ and positive experience at every visit.