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Pulling out a loose filling connected to root canal tooth

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funarianswered
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
There : There is no way to know how long you can go without some protective restoration on the tooth. It depends on the forces the tooth is subjected to and ... Read More
Dr. Zev Kaufman
Cosmetic Dentistry 27 years experience
The : The answer depends on the quality of the seal on to of the root canal treatment. Studies show that if root canal treatment is completed, but not seal... Read More
Dr. Jonathan Scharf
Cosmetic Dentistry 49 years experience
No : No one knows for sure, but if the tooth fractures due to lack of blood supply, it may very well cause you to lose your tooth. See if you can work out... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sami Latif
Dentistry 37 years experience
Root canals: All depends on how large and close the cavities to pulp(nerve).And also on the symptoms . If you are not sure what to do seek second opinion , always ... Read More
Dr. Brian Hoffman
Dentistry 14 years experience
X-Ray Needed: An x-ray would be really helpful; however, let's go over some symptoms here. You may need a root canal if: 1. Tooth hurts just sitting and being sti... Read More
Dr. J. Blake Perkins
Dentistry 21 years experience
Depends: It;s hard to say without an x-ray, but it sounds like the nerve in your tooth is damaged, and the only way to take care of that is a root canal treatm... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
2 days: It often takes 2 days or more for antibiotic to begin to work. You should start seeing improvement by now. If not, call your treating Dentist.
Dr. Justin Nelson
Pediatric Dentistry 16 years experience
Yes: I think the answer to your questions is Yes the other teeth can still be loose and sensitive to the touch if the infection on the tooth of issue was e... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Shpeen
Endodontics 38 years experience
Temp filling: Yes if your temporary filling fell out you risk contaminating your tooth. So either return to the dentist to get it replaced or go the drug store and ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Call dentist: This question is impossible to answer without seeing the tooth an a radiograph of the area. The sooner you call the sooner you will feel better.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Root canal: You will do the root canal first and then restore the tooth, usually with a crown.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Martin
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You : You should go to a dentist and have an x-ray and examination of your tooth. The dentist will tell you if there is any hope for the tooth. In your desc... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
Dentistry 13 years experience
Very likely: Pain after filling could be cause by many factors such as high occlusion (bite is high), post-op sensitivity, open margin (cavity is not sealed). How... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Root canal: For specific info about your case, i suggest asking the endodontist or oral surgeon who treated you.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Good question: You may still have active infection, a fractured tooth, referred pain from an adjacent tooth, gum infection, or "high" temporary filling. See the Den... Read More

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