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is it normal to crown a root canal

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 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
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: During the root canal therapy and crown preparation a lot of collateral tissue (gums, nerves, muscles) damage is done. The pain is a symptom of the af ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Perhaps: Glad you are taking the appropriate steps to resolve your infection. Soreness may be due to temporary crown being in slight hyper function, an easy f ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Engineering: A post may be placed in the tooth to engineer the maintenance of strength, and then a core filling material is constructed on top. This can give adeq ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Wineman
39 years experience Dentistry
Endo retreatment: Whenever a n old root canal is retreated, it is normal for the tooth to be more sensitive than before. The removal of the root canal filling is more l ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jean Edderai
34 years experience Dentistry
First : First come first, and lets try to keep it simple, you need to be examined by a dentist to determine if your remaining tooth structure has a good progn ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
25 years experience Family Medicine
Probably normal: I'm no dentist, but there could still be some soreness in the area. Contact your dentist if you have ongoing concerns.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Bite Adjustment: Your bite might be off by just a bit... if you're hitting that tooth harder than the rest of your teeth you will experience the symptoms you described ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: This is very common.

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