Definition of endodontic in English:

endodontic

adjective

Dentistry
  • Denoting or relating to the soft tissues inside a tooth (the dental pulp)

    ‘endodontic treatment is necessary when the nerve inside the tooth is harmed’
    ‘the treatment is challenging due to the involvement of both periodontal and endodontic tissues’
    • ‘We simultaneously offer periodontal, endodontic, and oral surgery in our practices.’
    • ‘We have been in business for over 35 years with a reputation of honesty and high quality endodontic care.’
    • ‘Their team has the resources and the talent to ensure that every patient receives the very best endodontic care.’
    • ‘These x-rays will also assist in the diagnosis of tooth root abbesses, pulpits, and endodontic disease.’
    • ‘Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic commonly used for endodontic infection.’
    • ‘Teeth compromised because of endodontic problems may have a longevity that surpasses that of the average implant.’
    • ‘A root canal is one of the most well-known endodontic procedures, but, despite its stigma, it can be performed without pain or discomfort.’
    • ‘After reviewing my x-rays with an endodontic specialist it was determined that my tooth should be extracted.’
    • ‘The only thing I can complain about is that he is a specialist in endodontic surgery which means I can't have him as my regular dentist.’
    • ‘Endodontic therapy is a procedure done to remove the infected pulp and save the tooth.’
    • ‘Modern endodontic treatment is just like the routine filling, so there is nothing to be afraid of.’

Origin

1940s from endo- ‘within’ + Greek odous, odont- ‘tooth’, on the pattern of orthodontic.

Pronunciation

endodontic

/ˌɛndəʊˈdɒntɪk/