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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Complex: The root canal treatment is probably now recontaminated and usually will need to be 'retreated'. However, if this loosening has occurred, then it may ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Rosen
Specializes in Dentistry
Tooth Covering: A crown, also referred to as a cap, is a covering that is placed over a tooth. Crowns are placed to protect a tooth from failure, such as breaking, or ... Read More
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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
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janelle Ferber-Stumpf
37 years experience Dentistry
Run and get a crown!: The longer you wait, the greater the chance your tooth will become reinfected. Bacteria from your saliva will leak into the root canal space and cause ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Ask dentist ..: Your dentist will advise you on that depending on what he found when did xray and after actual root canal done. Pertinent things relevant may be exten ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
11 years experience Dentistry
Not long: Normally i rec less than 2 months to my patients. Some have gone a year with out prob but others have re-infected after less than 2 months. The soon ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
It depends..........: If there is no problem with the crown or the underlying tooth, the procedure should be short, perhaps 15 minutes or so just to examine the tooth, see ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Like any other,: for the most part. Keep the gums healthy by brushing and flossing regularly. Teeth that have had root canal therapy are brittle and often need a crow ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience Endodontics
A few wks: A pulpotomy is a temporary measure to get you out of pain until the root canal is performed. It is also sometimes performed when the dr. Does not have ... Read More
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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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Root canal therapy: Root canal therapy is performed on teeth that are still in your mouth. They are not procedures that are performed on the bone or gum tissue. Please sp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Soon after one week.: The pulpotomy procedure is not intended to be long term. It is a short term fix. I would obtain definitive care as soon as i could following the fir ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
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. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
Depends: Is it a front or back tooth? Usually a front tooth is faster than a back tooth. Is it done by a specialist? Is it a straight root canal or retreatm ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Benhamou
19 years experience Dentistry
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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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Can be a couple weeks to a couple months ask your dentist for specific advice
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
24 hours usually: The first 24 hours are the hardest. Some-most patients say they felt no pain during and after. Pain meds are normally given, so the post op pain she b ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reubel
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Infection dependent: This depends on the size of the infection, the amount of time it has been present, the success of the root canal and the proper antibiotic used. Typic ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Blair
48 years experience Dentistry
When comfortable.: You can have the root canal completed when ever you a comfortable holding open for the time needed for the procedure.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Root canal: Have the root canal done as soon as possible. The longer you wait the more likely it will be for you to, have pain, or more serious problems. It is ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience Endodontics
Depends: If a pulpectomy had been performed you should not wait more than 1-2 months. Even after root canal treatment is completed you still need to have the ... Read More

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