Governors Endodontics

Dr Peter Z Tawil DMD, MS, PLLC

Diplomate American Board of Endodontics


Phone: (919) 537-8461

50201 Governors Drive

Chapel Hill, NC, 27517

Mon-Thur 9am-5pm 

Fri: By appointment only

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. 

Dr Tawil is a Board-Certified Endodontist in the Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham & Pittsboro area. 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. 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 continues his 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, Dr Tawil and his 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 of Governors Endodontics provides 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 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. Please see the meet us section to learn more about Dr Tawil 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.  

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

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.