Governors Endodontics

Dr Peter Z Tawil DMD, MS

Dr Jackson T Seagroves DDS, MS


Phone: (919) 537-8461

50201 Governors Drive

Chapel Hill, NC, 27517

Mon-Thur 9am-5pm 

Fri 9am-2pm

Governors Endodontics is committed to providing the highest standards of care for patients in a relaxing and caring environment.  We specialize in saving teeth through meticulous microscopic root canal treatment and precise endodontic microsurgical care. 

After several years of private practice and over a decade in academia, Dr Tawil followed his passion for patient care by opening a patient-centric clinic in a convenient location serving our community around Orange, Chatham, Durham & Wake County. Dr Seagroves, a native of Chatham County joined Governors Endodontics in 2024, he studied with Dr Tawil at UNC & share similar patient centric philosophies. Our office offers the latest technology, a top-class academic experience, and a relaxing setting at one convenient location. Simply put, we aim to put you and your oral health first. We look forward to meeting you!

Dr Tawil & Dr Seagroves continue their passion for teaching through the Governors Endodontics Teaching Institute. We aim to elevate endodontics & root canal clinical skills. We offer several courses that focus on teaching advanced surgical techniques for endodontists locally, nationally and internationally. Please see our teaching institute page to learn more about our Endodontics Surgery, Apical Microsurgery, Piezotome Trainings and other endodontic trainings.  

We understand that your oral health is a team effort, and we thank you for trusting us to be a part of your team. Through partnerships with referring dentists around the NC triangle area, our team work to provide root canals and endodontic services within the overall treatment plan that make sense for the long-term holistic dental health of the patient. Dr Peter Z Tawil & Dr Jackson T Seagroves of Governors Endodontics provide root canal services to:  Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Pittsboro,  Durham, Cary, Apex, Raleigh, Sanford and surrounding communities in Chatham County, Orange County, Durham County, Alamance County, Lee County, Wake County and beyond.


Dr Tawil has been practicing in this profession since 2004 and has over a decade of top-class academic experience serving as the Endodontics Graduate Program Director and as the Olmsted Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He's a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, he authored over 60 publications during his tenure at UNC and has also been nominated yearly since 2011 as a "Top Dentists" by his peers in the Chapel Hill magazine. 

A native of Chatham County, Dr Seagroves didn't have to travel far for his undergraduate degree in Health Policy and Management from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he graduated with honors and distinction. He continued his studies at UNC by earning his DDS degree with honors, graduating at the top of his class with a 4.0 GPA and receiving awards for scholarship and ethics. At the end of his dental school career he was inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national dental honor society. He became a Triple Tar Heel by completing graduate studies with a Master's degree and certificate in Endodontics at UNC, where he served as chief resident and authored several publications. He's currently a faculty member at UNC where he teaches in Endodontics, Pediatric Dentistry & the Trauma Team. 

Please see the meet us section to learn more about Dr Tawil, Dr Seagroves and our staff.


We offer an easy location with ideal free parking situated within a couple of feet from our clinic.

Financial Policy & Insurrance

We are a fee for service practice where payment is due at the time service is rendered. 

Although we do not accept direct insurance payments, we can electronically process most insurances and facilitate your reimbursement process through our digital technology that is connected to your insurance carrier. In order to process your insurance submission, we need a copy of your dental insurance card as well as your social security number.

Please see our Financial Policy section for more details. 

We accept all major credit card and debit cards, as well as cash, personal checks, Venmo & PayPal

Online payments can be done through Paypal & Venmo.

If a payment plan is needed, we also accept CareCredit. 

Digital Technology

We use AWS cloud encrypted HIPAA compliant software technology that facilitate your scheduling, completing your registration remotely, managing your chart, making your payments, communicating with your dentist and your insurance companies.

Clinical Technology

We utilize the latest technology to maximize the quality of care you receive. Please see our office technology section to learn more about the extensive list of technologies that we use to enhance the quality of the care that you receive. 

Our Mission

Open communication through patient education is a priority of Governors Endodontics. We will spend extra time diagnosing each patient to explain their treatment recommendations to save their natrual dentition. We want our patients to understand their options in regards to saving their teeth and help alleviate any anxiety they may have about the process of root canal therapy, microsurgery & endodontics.