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Root Canal Treatments near Blackfriars from £375

  • Five-star rated and highly educated specialist Endodontist on-site daily in Elephant & Castle
  • Special emergency appointments are reserved for patients in pain with pulpitis
  • Local, family dentists with competitive pricing, financing and monthly payment plans

When choosing a general dentist to care for your and your family’s oral health, look no further than Mint Dental, based in Elephant and Castle.

We’ve heavily invested in our practice and our dentists to ensure that our patients with complex circumstances never have to be referred elsewhere. We’re the dentists for dentists!

Our clinic, based a mile from Blackfriars, offers the best in root canal therapy and treatments for tooth decay, infections and pulpitis, with tooth extraction always being the last resort.

Let’s save your teeth from failing and ensure they do the job they were designed to do!

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Reasons you might need root canal treatment

Root canals are often necessary for patients to cure damage deep inside the tooth. When a tooth has formed a large cavity, it can sometimes reach the pulp chamber of the tooth, which is made up of fine tissue fibres, nerves and blood vessels. When bacteria reach the pulp chamber, the tooth’s internal structure becomes damaged and can lead to painful consequences like abscesses.


We have found that many of our London patients are worried or nervous about root canal treatment, but you should feel no pain or discomfort at all during the procedure, and it’s over relatively quickly. Here at Mint Dental, our ethos is to educate patients about the procedure beforehand, explaining why it might be necessary, the purpose of any expert intervention, and any additional procedures required.


Root canal treatment removes bacteria from inside the tooth and disinfects the root canals – and while this might sound invasive, we only make a small hole through the damaged tooth to reach the pulp chamber.

Following this, we locate and measure the root canal using tiny instruments to clean the infected area. Post-procedure discomfort is normal but manageable and short-lived. Your dentist will provide you with all the necessary aftercare tips.

Root canals traditionally do not take much time to complete (one to two hours). However, with this being said, each patient is different, and the length of the procedure will differ according to the complexity of your case. Sometimes, re-rooting or re-treatment might be necessary, which can take longer than an initial appointment.

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The benefits of continuing with root canal therapy

  • Quality of life is restored, allowing you to eat and chew without restrictions
  • Works to preserve and save the natural structure of your tooth
  • Avoids the alternative of tooth extraction and gaps in the mouth
  • Once successfully completed lasts a lifetime (treatment success 95%)
  • Keeps your smile entirely natural with no need for false prosthetics
  • Effective and almost instant pain relief

A specialist in endodontics is available right now


  • Earned a master’s degree from Harvard University in Endodontics.
  • Dr Alves was awarded the Krakow Harvard Forsyth Endodontics Grant for research in Endodontics.
  • She is currently an assistant professor in the postgraduate programme of Endodontics at the University of Lisbon.
  • Dr Alves lectures nationally and internationally as a leading pioneer in her field.

If you’re experiencing tooth pain or have noticed that your tooth is starting to discolour, call and speak to one of our dentists today to see how quickly we can book you for an appointment. Don’t delay, be free from your pain!

Call us: 020 7928 4474.

Andrew Forysth
Andrew Forysth
4 years a customer and always professional yet friendly service. Corrected my major issues (fillings/caps) and while they're keen to ensure ongoing 'perfect teeth' they don't hard sell peripheral / optional treatments. Highly recommended
Lucy MacCarthy
Lucy MacCarthy
I was looking for somewhere with a personal touch, that I could trust and that’s what I got at Mint. They always remember my name and are so polite. After a year of zoom meetings I really wanted my teeth to be straight and the results completely surpassed my expectations. I now feel comfortable taking photos! The team explained everything clearly (I felt I could ask anything multiple times) appointments were always organised and it was a really easy, worthwhile process. My teeth look like my teeth but are now at their best.
Jack Bell
Jack Bell
The clinic is a really lovely place to visit - it is extremely clean and all of the staff are very friendly. They were kind and reassuring all the way through my Invisalign treatment - as well as having amazing technology at their disposal. Dr Imran is so accommodating and kept everything simple, addressing any concerns straight away. All in all I would definitely recommend Mint Dental Clinic, a lovely experience all round.
Mitos Sangil
Mitos Sangil
Dr Patel has done very good job. He explains the procedure very well. He is very skilled. Staff are very friendly and accommodative. I booked for emergency procedure and the team are so quick to respond. The clinic is also very clean. Over all , I highly recommend Mint Clinic in St Georges road to everyone who gets problem with their teeth. 👏👏👏👍👍👍
Cesar Vicente
Cesar Vicente
Amazing experience at Mint dental clinic. Dr R Patel best dentist that has worked on my teeth.He explained all the treatment and has lots of experience. The staff is very friendly and very welcoming. They make you feel right at home. Assistant is very professional and very personable. Really happy with my Invisalign journey and the result.
Charlotte Fox
Charlotte Fox
Best dentist I’ve ever had! Have completed a year of Invisalign with Dr Patel and he has been so reassuring and kind throughout. From the reception staff to hygenists they really go above and beyond to make you feel looked after and special. I couldn’t recommend them enough!
Thomas Geoffrey
Thomas Geoffrey
Over the past six years Dr Raj and Preanka and all of the team at Mint have been exceptional. Every member of the team is exemplary at their expertise and I've never felt in better hands at the dentist. Affordable and top of the range, I would recommend them to anyone.
Mose Aitch
Mose Aitch
Excellent dental practice. A very smartly turned-out surgery. Staff are polite and very professional. I am impressed with the modern teeth scanning equipment. Dr Raj Patel will put you at ease. He is highly professional dentist. I have no problem in recommending Dr Patel and the rest of the Mint team.

Our London practice has been awarded over 200 Google Reviews that attest to the dedication and skill of our dental services. Please read them here.

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The cost of root canal therapy

  • Our address is 3 St Georges Court, Garden Row, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6HD.
  • The closest tube/train station is Elephant and Castle on the Bakerloo Line.
  • We’re also wheelchair accessible.

Getting to our practice from Blackfriars:

  • 10-minute drive using the A302 and A3211 (Car parking spaces available near the practice on Colnbrook Street)
  • 21-minutes using the tube (5 minutes on the Bakerloo line) and 8 minutes walking
  • 18-minute bus ride (40/63) from St George’s Circus (Stop U)
  • Or, if you fancy a walk, we’re only 1.1 miles away, which will typically take you around 23 minutes

We regularly accept new patients from the following locations:

Waterloo | South Bank | Embankment | Kennington | Elephant & Castle

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“My entire family is treated here, and we’ve had great experiences with the hygienist and Dr Raj Patel. Dr Patel has been lovely with our two young children and treated me for a root canal repair and crown fitting. He was thorough, explained all of the options and the pros and cons, and his work was great. We will miss them when we move out of London shortly! Best dentist I’ve had in the UK.” – Tara, Blackfriars

Other general dental treatments we offer in London:
Fillings | Root Canal | Dental Crowns | Hygienist | Tooth Extractions

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