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Sandra R. Makkar, DDS, ABE, FRCD(C)

Specialty: Endodontics

Top Dentist2022, 2023


Endo Inc. Root Canal Specialists provides exceptional root canal and endodontic services with compassionate, patient-focused care that eases patients’ fears. The doctors are honored to be awarded Top Dentists for six consecutive years. Our modern techniques and cutting-edge technology allow for accurate diagnostics and effective, virtually pain-free treatment. Updated safety protocols for infection control do everything possible to keep you safe. Our team’s specialized training, expertise and impressive success rates garner patients and general dentists’ trust.

List the treatments and procedures you offer:

Root Canal therapy
Endodontic Retreatment
Cracked Teeth
Traumatic Injuries
Dental Implants

Awards or Certifications

Top Dentist 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
Diplomate of the American Association of Endodontists
Fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada

What's your background, education and training?

Dr. Sandra Makkar earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Michigan and completed her endodontic training at Temple University, where she was the recipient of the Richard Weiss Achievement Award for outstanding proficiency in the graduate program. Dr. Makkar completed her general practice residency at St. Joseph’s Hospital in New York. She is also board certified in endodontics in Canada, where she is a fellow of the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Makkar is a diplomate of the American Association of Endodontists and is a member of the American Dental Association, the Massachusetts Dental Society, The North Shore District Dental Society, The Ontario Association of Endodontists, the Endo Inc. Root Canal Specialists Study Club, the North Shore Perio-Prosthetic Study Club and the Tri-County Study Club. She also serves as secretary of the North Shore District Dental Society and is a board examiner for the Royal Canadian College of Dentists of Canada.

Dr. Makkar has been a clinical instructor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Department of Graduate Endodontics since 1998 and also serves on the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Journal of Endodontics, for which she has reviewed articles for publication since 2005. She has taught continuing education courses at Tufts School of Dental Medicine and has presented at the Yankee Dental Congress, at the International Association of Dental Research, and at American Association of Endodontists meetings. She has also been published in the Journal of Dental Research and the Journal of Endodontics.

What do clients have to say about you?

“I want to thank you and your staff for the compassion and professionalism you have shown to me. I have had 3 other root canals by others and I must say yours was painless and your care was genuine.”
Saugus, MA

“Thank you so much for saving my tooth! Everyone told me it was impossible but you proved them wrong!”
Winthrop, MA

“Many thanks. You have no idea how helpful you have been. You are delightful, calm and patient and I felt calm and secure in your hands. Thank you.”
Peabody, MA

Hours of Operation

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Sunday: CLOSED

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