A 41-year-old member asked:
Will losing temporary filling after root canal ok?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Yu answered
15 years experience in Endodontics
No: It is normal to wear out some of the temporary filling. However, it is not good to have the temporary filling completely out. Once the inside of the tooth is exposed to contaminants like saliva, bacteria and food, root canal will become contaminated and eventually leak. Go back to your dentist right the way to have it checked.
Answered on Jan 16, 2016
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