Endodontics Specialty Practice

The Pitt Dental Medicine Department of Endodontics Specialty Practice accepts professional referrals from general and specialist dentists. To schedule an appointment for your patient in the Endodontics Specialty Clinic, please call 412-624-7985.

If you wish to become a new General dentistry patient, please schedule a free screening appointment

Professional Referrals

Endodontic treatment at Pitt Dental Medicine is by referral.

Your dentist should fax a letter of referral to 412-383-9478.

See our Refer a Patient Form

The letter should contain the nature of the problem and the patient's contact information. After your dentist faxes your referral, please call 412-624-7985 to schedule your appointment. We are unable to schedule an appointment without a letter of referral.

Services Provided by the Endodontics Specialty Clinic

The Endodontic Specialty Clinic provides the full spectrum of endodontic care, including root canal therapies, root canal re-treatments, endodontic microsurgeries and vital pulp therapies, among other treatments. We also work cooperatively with the other Specialty Clinics and can internally refer you to ensure you receive all of the care your dentist recommends.

What to Bring to Your First Appointment

  • Plan to arrive 15 minutes earlier than your scheduled appointment to complete your medical history. 
  • If you have dental insurance, please bring your insurance information with you.
  • Upon arrival, please check in at the reception desk and present your appointment and insurance information to the receptionist.
  • Patients younger than 18 years of age will need to be accompanied by a legal guardian and the signature of a parent or guardian is required on forms.

What to Expect

Your first visit will be for the root canal treatment, please allow 2 hours for appointment.  To complete treatment a second appointment is sometimes needed.

Fees and Payment Options

We accept a variety of private insurances. Please check with your insurance carrier to verify coverage. Payment options are available and can be reviewed during your appointment.

Learn more about insurance and fees

Department of Endodontics
3501 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261


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