Board-Certified Endodontist in Fort Worth TX

Meet Dr. Francisco J. Nieves DDS, MDS

Endodontist Dr. NievesDr. Nieves was born in Fort Worth, Texas. He attended college at Saint Bonaventure University in Olean, NY. Following graduation, he attended The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. After earning his D.D.S. degree, Dr. Nieves completed his endodontic specialty training at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine in Newark, New Jersey.

Dr. Nieves has presented various award-winning dental research projects. He was selected to serve on the American Association of Endodontists’ Research and Scientific Affairs Committee, and traveled to Guatemala and Jamaica on dental mission trips.

Dr. Nieves utilizes his expertise in microscopic endodontics, microsurgery, and three-dimensional digital radiography to provide modern root canal therapy to his patients.

Outside the office, Dr. Nieves serves as a volunteer endodontist at the Mercy Clinic in Fort Worth, providing pro-bono care for those in need. Dr. Nieves and his wife, April, are proud parents to their son, Leon. They enjoy hiking as a family with their two dogs and exploring new restaurants.


“Characterization of a Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor–loaded Bioresorbable Delivery System for Pulp Regeneration.” Journal of Endodontics, 2017.

“DNA Methylation Profiles of Immune Response-Related Genes in Apical Periodontitis.” International Endodontic Journal, 2019.


  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Endodontics
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Dallas-Fort Worth Endodontic Society
  • Fort Worth District Dental Society
  • Hispanic Dental Association
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics
  • Spear Study Club