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i had a permanent bridge on 9, 10, and 11 teeth. i had to have a root canal on 11. then dentist (endro) told me he would drill underneath just like a cavety. when he finished, he had cut the tooth in half, now i have 9, 10, as regular teeth and 11 as a

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It : It is not clear exactly what was done to tooth #11 to make cause it to be cut in half. Usually you can drill through the crown to do a root canal, and in the case of tooth #11 the access point is on the inside aspect of the tooth away from visualization. Too little information to make a comment about other options. Sorry.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016

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