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8 Fast Facts About Endodontics & Root Canals

1) More than 41,000 root canals are performed daily.

2) 45% of people have heard of a root canal specialist.

3) 89% of patients are satisfied after root canal treatment by an endodontist.

4) Up to 15% of people in the U.S. avoid seeking dental care because of fear, leading to unchecked decay.

5) General dentists refer approximately 50% of root canal cases to endodontists.

6) 93% of dental educators believe that endodontists are an essential part of a dental health care team.

7) There are 55 advanced specialty education programs in endondontics offered in the U.S. and Canada.

8) 87% of dental educators believe endodontists are a reliable and trustworthy resource when considering advanced dental technologies in root canal treatment.