Meet Dr. Varun Singh

June 19, 2024

Welcome back to our regular feature, "Meet Our Doctors". In this installment, we’re introducing you to Dr. Varun Singh, an Endodontist at our Deephaven and Maple Grove locations. In his profile, Dr. Singh shares why he chose the Endodontics specialty, what he finds most rewarding, and fun facts about his personal life. Enjoy learning more about Dr. Singh! The Dental Specialists Endodontist Varun Singh

What made you choose dentistry?

Dentistry is a captivating blend of science and artistry. While the scientific aspect focuses on oral health and functionality, the artistry lies in recreating the texture, translucency, and shade variations found in natural teeth. Dentistry strives to create aesthetically pleasing smiles by considering factors such as tooth shape, color, alignment, and symmetry. Hence my interest in the artistic element aligns well with the field of dentistry.

What made you choose your specialty?

Endodontics indeed marries precision with compassion. As an endodontist, you delve into the intricate world of dental pulp, mastering the art of root canal treatments. Your meticulous work directly impacts patients’ quality of life by relieving pain and preserving teeth. It’s a rewarding blend of science, skill, and empathy!

What do you love most about your specialty or what do you find the most rewarding?

The most rewarding aspect of endodontics lies in alleviating patients’ pain and preserving their natural teeth. As an endodontist, you have the opportunity to make a tangible difference in someone’s quality of life by ensuring their oral health and comfort. 

What’s your care/treatment philosophy?

Emphasizing treatment education and providing optimum care aligns well with the principles of endodontics.

Empowerment through Education: Educate patients about the importance of endodontic treatments. Explain the process, dispel myths, and address any concerns they may have. When patients understand the value of preserving their natural teeth, they become active participants in their own care.

Compassionate Communication: Foster a patient-centered approach. Listen actively, empathize with their pain or anxiety, and reassure them. Show genuine care and concern throughout their treatment journey.

Transparency: Be transparent about treatment options, risks, and benefits. Discuss alternatives and involve patients in decision-making. When they feel informed and included, their trust in the process grows.

Quality of Life Focus: Highlight how endodontics directly impacts patients’ quality of life. By preserving teeth and alleviating pain, you contribute to their overall well-being. Remember, your philosophy shapes not only your practice but also the patient experience.

When did you start or how many years have you been with The Dental Specialists?

Recently completed 3 glorious years in the organization.

What is one thing you love most about The Dental Specialists?

Greatly appreciate the work environment and the support from the staff and doctors alike.

What do you enjoy most about being part of a group practice?

The multispecialty aspect of dentistry opens a fascinating world of collaboration. When tackling complex cases, we get to work alongside experts from various specialties. Together, we create comprehensive treatment plans that address every facet of a patient’s oral health. It’s like assembling a skilled orchestra, each instrument playing its part to achieve harmony.


And now for a little fun, let's get to know Dr. Singh on a more personal level! 


  • What did you want to be when you were a kid?

Wanted to join army like my father.

  • What was your very first job?

The Dental Specialists.

  • What do you like to do on your days off?

I thrive on adventure—whether it’s exploring new landscapes, sinking three-pointers on the basketball court, immersing myself in video games, or feeling the wind rush past as I ride my motorcycle. But it’s the great outdoors that truly ignites my spirit.

  • What’s your favorite food or drink?

Pizza, Mexican food, and ramen.

    • If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go?

    I really like volcanoes and would be a dream to see an active volcano once.

      • What’s your favorite genre of music to listen to?

      Alternate Rock, EDM and electronic music.

      • What’s your favorite holiday?

      I like all holidays.

      • Do you speak any other languages?

      I speak Hindi, Urdu and English.

      • Are you scared of or have a fear of anything?

      Deep waters.

      • What’s your favorite thing about living in Minnesota?

      Outdoors, great food, beers, and a great sporting culture. Really enjoy meeting new people and conversing with them.

      • What’s your favorite season?

      Beginning of winter.

        • What’s your favorite animal?


        • How many different states have you lived in?

        After moving from India, I stayed in California, Massachusetts, and Minnesota.


        Dr. Singh practices at our Deephaven and Maple Grove locations. To learn more about Dr. Singh and schedule an appointment, click here.