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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yu
Dr. John Yu answered
16 years experience Endodontics
Yes and No: You probably had you mouth open for quite a while and your muscle is sore. Your gum may be irritated from the clamp. The disinfectant used to clean ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Warner
12 years experience Endodontics
It Can Happen: The majority of patients find discomfort following a root canal or retreatment to be mild. Sometimes there can be post-op pain that is more severe, a ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert E. Klitzke
9 years experience Dentistry
Yes: .Root canals are successful 90% of the time. Retreats are successfull less than that percentage, depending upon the skill of the dentist and conditio ... Read More
Dr. Allen Zebrack
9 years experience Dentistry
Yes: If the crown is good and cemented in the retx of root canal can be done thru the top of the crown and then filled with a tooth colored filling.
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A female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
See below: Many variables, first that the tooth has a fracture and would be better served with an implant, second, incomplete or missing canals, dependent on the ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Not unusual: Trust your Endodontist. You had microsurgery. Healing will take e time. It should be a little better every day.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Baskerville
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Yes!: If the dental procedure is your only complaint and no viral symptoms the short answer is "Yes"! Dental procedures can cause bacteremia and occasionall ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist: Typically it can take 24 hours for an antibiotic to take effect. If the swelling and or pain is severe and increasing the you should call the dentist ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Mazin Kizy
22 years experience Dentistry
Around 6 months: It normally takes about 6 months for the bone to grow back. You will need to see your dentist to confirm.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kong
Dr. John Kong answered
18 years experience Dentistry
Good: The success rate for re-treatment of root canal on a premolar is pretty good in the right hands. Antibiotics are given.
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A male asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Likely: Time frame is important, if this was all recent then you are likely healing fine and it takes a bit of time to get all the inflammation and infection ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 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

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