Dr. Marshall Lavin specializes in crafting a calming, personalized and painless endodontic treatment experience for every patient. He is the longest-practicing endodontist in the Sioux Falls area and combines the latest technology with a gentle touch to put patients at ease and provide them with the relief they need.

Patient Information

At Dr. Lavin’s office, we care about the small details and we know you do too. That’s why we’ve compiled a number of resources to help you better understand the root canal process so that on the day of your treatment, all you have to do is sit back and relax.

What Is a Root Canal?

Learn more about the common causes, symptoms and treatments for root canals.

What to Expect

Everything you need to know about what to expect before, during and after your treatment.

Forms & Resources

Save time by printing and filling out your patient information forms before your appointment.

Latest News

Stay up-to-date with the latest news and articles about root canal treatment from the desk of Dr. Lavin.

Marshall Lavin, Endodontist

How I Got Here

An endodontist is not something that a typical high school student aspires to become. Trust me when I say that only the kids who have visited an endodontic office or the children of an endodontist likely know what we do—root canals. In…
Woman smiling

The Fairytale of Perfect Teeth

Once upon a time, nearly all of us had perfect teeth. But over the years, many of us have had periods where our oral care was not quite as good as it should have been. Or, in some cases, issues have come up that were unavoidable. Through…
Dr. Lavin examining a patient

Are We Done Yet? What to Expect at Your Follow-Up Dentist Appointment

After your endodontic treatment is complete in our office, you might be wondering if that’s the end of the process for restoring your tooth to normal functionality. The answer is: not quite yet. Although the inside of your tooth was sealed…

“Today was by far my best experience at an endodontist! Dr. Lavin was professional, funny, compassionate and very gentle. I highly recommend going here if you need an endodontist.”

Nichole GruberPatient

“Getting a root canal is the pits, but Dr. Lavin made the procedure painless and as enjoyable as possible. I would definitely recommend his office to anyone.”

Ashley HintzPatient