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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Make it a priority: The pulpectomy is just a temporary procedure. The risks of not following through with root canal treatment are infection, tooth fracture and you may e ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
After pulpectomy....: There is no specific time frame. It depends upon many factors. However, the longer you wait the more the risk of spread of infection, tooth and bone l ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
The sooner..: .. the better. There is no specific amount of time you can or cannot wait. The last thing you want is to get infected, be swollen, and have pain over ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Wollock
29 years experience Dentistry
Vancouver, First, : Vancouver, first, quality crowns with proper care should last much longer. And not all teeth need a root canal if a crown is replaced, my experience ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Certo
29 years experience Dentistry
Not : Not necessarily. If the root canal is done properly the first time, it should last many, many years and getting a new crown on that tooth does not mea ... Read More
Dr. Whitney Berens
17 years experience Dentistry
No, : No, there is no time line that you can give to root canals or crown to determine how often you will need to them done. The statistic you have seen fo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Shpeen
38 years experience Endodontics
Cold sensitivity: You should absolutely not have any temperature senitivity following a root canal. You still could have sensitvity in the surrounding teeth.However no ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Brodsky
58 years experience Dentistry
No: Sometimes there are extra canals in teeth that get overlooked. If there is still some live nerve tissue in something like this, you could still have ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Krantz
9 years experience Dentistry
NO!!: The one thing that the root canal does is alleviate sensitivity to cold. The cause of the "cold sensitivity" is probably not the tooth your think it i ... Read More
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Besides : Besides your clinical symptoms (tooth pain, gum swelling) the features on an x-ray that might indicated you required a root canal include decay extend ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Dental evaluation: Your dentist can examine you, evaluate any symptoms, test the tooth and determine whether or not you require root canal therapy. There is no way for y ... Read More
A 13-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aalam Samsavar
35 years experience Dentistry
No if it is finished: During a root canal dentist removes the dead nerve that occupied the nerve chamber inside the root and fills the chamber with l filler material. This ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Options: If the tooth remains infected after a root canal, see an endodontist to see if a revision root canal is feasible. If not, the only option is extractio ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
May be muscle: tension headache. Try ice to back of head and neck and gentle stretching. If not improving see your doctor.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Retreatment: The root canal treatment can be retreated, or the tooth can have an apicoectomy. Still no guarantee the problem will be resolved. That's why you shoul ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Infection: It appears the original cause of your swelling is an infection.

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