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Can a root canal be redone

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry 41 years experience
Depends: Much of the cost for retreatment depends on the particular tooth and region of the country you live in. Generally about 1.5 times the cost of an initi... Read More
Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 33 years experience
Varies: This can vary based on the number of canals involved and the situation. $1000 and up is possible. An endodontic specialist is advised for a re-treat.... Read More
Dr. Thomas Stelmach
Cosmetic Dentistry 39 years experience
Depends on tooth: Needing to have a tooth retreated puts you in a different category since root canal treatment is largely successful. The average cost of re-treatment ... Read More

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Cost: General the adage, "You get what you pay for" applies. A box of Tide may vary ing price from one market to another, but the product remains the same.... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Symptoms: Your symptoms are indicative of inflammation and/infection. The best practitioner to treat your son is the one that knows him best, the one that did t... Read More
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Yes.: Often takes a while for symptoms to improve. Make sure you're in contact with doc who did procedure for advice.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
End Rx: Your question was cut off. But in any event it would be wise to see a root canal specialist, an Endodontist, to make sure tooth root is not fractured... Read More
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Dr. Peter Certo
Dentistry 29 years experience
It : It is most definately better to have a specialist look at it. Most general dentists are not equiped to handle these difficult cases. Most won't even t... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
Cosmetic Dentistry 49 years experience
Only : Only by clinical exam and an x-ray will you get the true answer to your question. Back teeth in general need some support after root canals to preven... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Probably Unrelated: The symptoms are probably unrelated, but in any event, you really need to complete the root canal and an appropriate restoration before the tooth deca... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
See prior answers ++: One of three reasons: (1) first dentist got into a problem that became beyond his expertise, and referred to his partner, who has more experience and ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Nothing to worry: Since the nerve of the tooth has been removed already and tooth is non-vital, you won't feel any pain. The only extra step in this procedure is removi... Read More

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