Our Endodontists

Dr. Edalat, DDS


Dr. Edalat obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from University of Southern California (USC) in 2008. While at USC, he was recognized for clinical and community excellence.

After practicing as a general dentist, he went further in training to receive his certificate of Endodontics from the University of Southern California (USC), School of Dentistry. He studied under Dr. James H.S. Simon, past president of the American Board of Endodontists.

Dr. Edalat is a Board-eligible member of the American Board of Endodontists, and maintains active membership in numerous professional associations.

Dr. D. Craig Chen


Dr. D. Craig Chen attended UC Irvine for his undergraduate studies. He graduated from the USC School of Dentistry and also completed his endodontic residency there. For the last ten years, he has been a part-time faculty member at the USC School of Dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, OC Dental Society and the American Association of Endodontists. He has lived in Orange County for over twenty years, currently residing in Irvine with his wife and their two children. Dr. Chen enjoys surfing, snowboarding and swimming in his time off.

Dr. Matthew Magar


From Dr. Magar:

"Rest assured that I am committed to your well-being and optimal oral health care. I am passionate about dentistry and am excited to share this energy with you and help you achieve a healthier smile.

Dr. Magar is driven to continually pursue and deliver the perfect patient experience through lifelong learning. He spends his time serving the community through his organization, A Million Thanks. He also enjoy indulging in books and playing basketball with friends.

Professional Associations

American Association of Endodontists, American Dental Association, California Dental Association


Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC Most Compassionate Award

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What is an Endodontist?

The majority of an Endondotist's work revolves around root canal therapy, which is the primary means of treating infections of a tooth's pulp in order to prevent the tooth from needing to be extracted.

Representation of the oral cavity

When do you need a root canal?

Persistent aching, sharp pain or cracking within a tooth may indicate that its pulp has become infected and requires a root canal procedure.

Book Your Appointment Today

At Barsoum Dental, we proudly treat patients from all walks of life. We work with most PPO insurance plans for our endodontist services and happily accept cash, checks and credit cards from patients without dental insurance. Since our patients come first, our on-staff endodontists perform same-day emergency procedures on weekdays and weekends. Contact us today to learn more about what we can do to mitigate your nerve pain and give you the confidence to smile once again.