A 30-year-old female asked:
Had a root canal on molar 6 months ago, no crown. was eating and some of the tooth broke. will an extraction hurt less since the roots should be gone?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Molar extraction: Maybe maybe not. The physical experience of extraction is unlikely to be diminished due to a prior root canal. Despite the break of the tooth, you can still opt for a crown on that molar. Discuss with your dentist and try to preserve teeth as it helps prevent atrophy of mandible and maxilla.
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Dentistry 45 years experience
Need evaluation: Need to get into a dentist and have tooth x-rays and an evaluation. The dentist should provide you with options. If in doubt, get a second opinion.
3.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 10, 2014
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