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can you get a crown without a root canal

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Your Choice: A correctly placed post and core needs to be placed first to make the tooth strong (like why rebar is placed in concrete). Then a crown can be placed ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Asymptomatic : When the tooth is asymptomatic. Your dentist will proceed to seat your crown. Waiting too long can lead to tooth loss, so remember to complete your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Discuss: Discuss this with your Dentist. Depends on the integrity of your remaining tooth structure and your occlusion. Delay may allow adjacent and opposing ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
You do need crown: Crown required for 2 reasons. To seal the top of the root-canal treatment system and to preserve and support the remaining tooth structure. Dentist ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sure: Most teeth that have had root canal therapy need a crown due to the amount of tooth structure missing.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Langenfeld
39 years experience Dentistry
Maybe Not: Root canals do weaken teeth. Biting forces are very heavy on back teeth and depending on your bite, generally much lower on front teeth. If a large po ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Richard Shih
27 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No nerve: It is possible that we can have a crown on root canal tooth without the shot or numbing, if your dentist only planned to place your crown above the gu ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kara Rosenthal-Fraiman
30 years experience Endodontics
Yes, In most cases : In most cases treatment for a tooth( premolar or molar ) that needs a root canal is to have the root canal an then have a crown placed. You will need ... Read More
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Dr. Gabriele Spinuso
35 years experience Dentistry
AT : At very least need to place a post/ and core so is more solid. Depending on how much decay there was, crown is meant to keep tooth together-keep from ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Root canal hazards: There is evidence that most root canals harbor chronic infections that can lead to a variety of serious health problems including cancer. See http://w ... Read More
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