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Pulling out a moving filling connected to root canal tooth

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience Dentistry
YES!: It is important to keep bacteria out of the access hole and a temporary restoration will help. Also, it is important to have a permanent restoration t ... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Zeines
50 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Just make sure that you keep the area as clean as possible be sure not to eat on that side.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Re-evaluation: There are many issues that can be causing your pain, including a fracture, an infection that has not cleared up, an additional canal, etc, etc. Withou ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zhiqiang Huang
12 years experience Dentistry
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
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Shpeen
37 years experience Endodontics
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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
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 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Root canal: You will do the root canal first and then restore the tooth, usually with a crown.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Martin
16 years experience Dentistry
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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wright
32 years experience Dentistry
Don't understand : If you are talking about the same tooth then, no. Once a patient decides on extraction that is definitive. If you are talking about multiple teeth and ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kim
25 years experience Dentistry
Some do, I do not: The root canal filling material is composed of gutta percha. It's actually the orange wound rubber stuff inside of golf balls to give them compressive ... Read More
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