A 28-year-old female asked:
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Had a root canal a few years ago, general dentist found a nerve root left, very small infection, should I be concerned?

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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Evaluation needed: Do you have any pain or swelling? What do you mean by a nerve root? There can be some "scar tissue" after a root canal that is not a problem It is not to possible to answer your question without seeing you and having X-ray taken of the area of concern. If your general dentist cannot answer this for you then See an endodontist for an evaluation and peace of mind.
Answered on Oct 28, 2017

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