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Failed Root Canal
3 days after failed root canal extraction (tooth #30), discomfort persists, socket is not dry. Why is it filled with gray/green salty tasting matter?
Post op socket: Some discomfort is to be expected. Unfortunately, we would have to actually examine you in order to determine the state of health and healing in that area. Why don't you call the dentist who extracted the tooth to discuss this issue and then follow up on healing? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have recently lost a tooth to a failed root canal-mandibular second molar.Carl E Misch doesn't recommend replacing second molars,should I follow him?
Not necessarily: If you have an opposing upper 2nd molar that is in healthy condition, I would recommend replacing the tooth. If not replaced the upper tooth will eventually drop down and could interfere with your bite. If there is no opposing tooth there would be no need to replace it ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had oral surgery yesterday. I had a failed root canal. My cheek is swollen. What can I do for the swelling that is a natural way.
Are there any suggestions for incision and drainage for absess tooth following a failed root canal?
I had oral surgery last week for a failed root canal and cyst removal. A stitch fell out today and now it's very sore and swollen should I be worried?
What r symptoms of failed root canal had one last monday still hot cold pressure sensative throbbing pain gum pain should I go back to dentist?
Yes: First of all, if you are still in pain you should call the dentist, explain the problem ; ask to be seen. Having said that, if the rct was completed, you should not feel any hot or cold sensitivity. Sensitivity to pressure might be alleviated with a simple bite adjustment. Your symptoms might be related to other adjacent teeth as well. If your dentist cannot resolve the problem, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it better to extract molar after failed root canal? Are molars structuraly less strong than other teeth (eg more prone to caries,less mineralised)
Possibly: That being said, it is better to save the tooth if at all possible. Molars are as strong as other teeth, but experience more wear and tear due to their purpose, which is grinding and crushing your food. Root canal therapy sometimes requires retreatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Badly infected tooth had failed root canal & apicoectomy had it pulled tues novacaine, on doxy since sat, feeling nauseous and dizzy since last night?
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