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Crown after root canal

A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
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
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 39 years experience
Follow DDS advise: Probably not. It is advisable to follow your dentist's advise. You should temporize your tooth ASAP to avoid additional complications, such as fractur... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Not uncommon: However, if you need a crown, you should get a temporary crown or filling ASAP.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
Dentistry 13 years experience
Depends: If the previous crown is intact and other than the new hole, undamaged then you don't, as long as there is not recurrent decay. Your dentist should b... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 55 years experience
Sometimes: I know there are some dentists that will disagree with me. They recommend that when rct is performed through an existing crown, it requires a new crow... Read More
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endodontics 45 years experience
Depends: I go through crowns daily and there are certain criteria used to determine when to re crown. If there is decay under the crown and it can't all be re... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kara Rosenthal-Fraiman
Endodontics 32 years experience
"Call around ": A few dental offices may have payment options or payment plans an maybe willing to work with you. If you don't have a dentist you may want to shop ar... Read More
Dr. Sunia Lessing
Endodontics 20 years experience
Get a filling!: Get a core build up done first, and then plan to have the crown done in a few months or a year. The rct needs to be sealed within a month after it is... Read More
Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 39 years experience
Save money: Until you can afford it. After the root canal on a molar a crown is usually very important to protect the tooth and your investment in the root canal ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kara Rosenthal-Fraiman
Endodontics 32 years experience
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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 37 years experience
Crown materials: There is not one best material and many factors determine the material used.Factors include bite, amount of remaining tooth structure, cosmetics, oral... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 41 years experience
The : The crown was probably removed since there was decay under it. That was the reason you probably needed to have root canal therapy on that tooth. If th... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yuanswered
Endodontics 17 years experience
Yes: It is definitely recommended for molars. You may be able to do without for front tooth (it still needs a permanent filling but not necessarily a crow... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
A Verified Doctoranswered
19 years experience
Most often YES: There is always an exception to every rule. Discuss your options with your dentist. Statistically you will be better off with having one done if its a... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashish Naik
General Practice 17 years experience
Depends: As soon as the dentist drilled through the tooth to do the root canal, structural damage occurred. Internally some damage occurred to cause the need ... Read More
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Dr. Gabriele Spinuso
Dentistry 37 years experience
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
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