After studying Mechanical Engineering at McGill University, Dr Tawil decided to pursue his interest in dentistry in 1999. He obtained his DMD at the Université de Montréal and his AEGD certificate at the University of Rochester. While completing his Masters in Endodontics at UNC Chapel Hill, Dr Tawil discovered his passion for saving the natural dentition. Upon completion of his studies, Dr Tawil worked as an endodontics specialist in several private practices, from Québec to North Carolina. Furthermore, he started an academic appointment at the University of North Carolina in 2011 where he progressed to become the Olmsted Family Distinguished Professor and the Director for Graduate Endodontics. He has over 60 publications with an emphasis on Endodontics & Periapical Micro-surgery.
Outside of his professional work, Dr Tawil is a devoted serving of his communtiy. He co-founded the Montreal Homeless Street Youth Dental Clinic, started the Tawil Humanitarian dental fund at the Univeristy of North Carolina, and has shown unwavering commitment to his ongoing mission work in underdeveloped nations. Since 2011, he has served as the President of the TarHeel Endodontic Association which represents all the endodontists of the state of North Carolina.
Dr. Tawil is a reviewer for several dental journals, as well as a member of the American Association of Endodontists, the American Board of Endodontics, the College of Diplomates, the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and the TarHeel Endodontic Association. He's been nominated yearly by his peers as one of the "Top Dentists" in the RTP triangle area since 2011. He's your Board-Certified Endodontist in Chapel Hill, Carrboro & Pittsboro. He obtained his certification as Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists in 2008 and as Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics in 2009.
In his spare time, Dr. Tawil enjoys spending time with his wife, his children as well as his hobbies such as tennis, golf, snowboarding, video gaming and traveling.
For more information about Dr Tawil, please feel free to review his LinkedIn CV and his publications through these links