A 92-year-old member asked:
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how can you tell if there is a problem if you had root canal?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain pain pain pain: Pain pain pain and possibly fever, nasty taste in your throat from swallowing pus, .
Answered on Sep 15, 2016
Dr. Willis Hardesty
27 years experience Dentistry
Symptoms: If you have a problem with a root canaled tooth, you can still feel soreness and/or pain with he tooth through the periodontal ligament (pdl) that surrounds the root of the tooth. Looseness and/or pain to biting or a bad taste and/or swelling adjacent to the tooth may all be symptoms that a root canal is failing. An xray film of the tooth can confirm problems once reported to the dentist.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
34 years experience Dentistry
Issues after rct: Best way is to have the tooth xrayed to see if there is an issue.
Answered on Oct 8, 2012

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