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Crown after root canal

A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 55 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
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Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
Dentistry 40 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
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 38 years experience
Not uncommon: However, if you need a crown, you should get a temporary crown or filling ASAP.
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Dr. Kara Rosenthal-Fraiman
Endodontics 33 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
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Dr. Sunia Lessing
Endodontics 21 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
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 40 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
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kara Rosenthal-Fraiman
Endodontics 33 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
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry 40 years experience
Crown w Root Canal: Crown placement after endodontic treatment is usually very important for posterior teeth (molars and premolars). After the root canal, the tooth becom... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 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
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Dhankhar
A Verified Doctoranswered
20 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
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashish Naik
General Practice 18 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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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Probably not. The tooth in question is out of occlusion so it's hard to put excessive force on it. Unless it hurts when biting down, don't worry.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
It is neither common or uncommon. Each dentist makes their own decision regarding fabrication of temporary prosthetics.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
15 years or more: Crowns have an average life span of 15 years provided you continue to brush and floss around this tooth. However, if the root or tooth fractures, the... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
Dentistry 22 years experience
Not Long: The tooth becomes brittle after a root canal and a final restoration is highly recommended. Not getting the final crown may be playing with fire. I ha... Read More
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