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Root Canal Came Out
See the Dentist: The dentist needs to check for 3 general possibilities: 1) there is still infection at the end of the root where the root canal was done. 2) the crown is higher than the rest of the teeth and you are biting on this tooth first. 3) the root may be split. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My new molar crown, infected, root canalled by hole, temporary filling fall out, so went different dr, is filling method same, if root canalled or not?
Is this the problem?: 1) you had a new crown placed on one of your molars (was this a replacement for a previous crown that failed?) 2) infection then occurred, they did a root canal treatment& placed a temp filling which fell out 3) you went to new dentist, this treatment is possible: remove current crown, build up tooth & place new crown. Or if the crown is intact with just a small hole, fill hole up with composite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My crown came out from tooth n19 and part the tooth came out with it (tooth part longer than crown, root canal done on tooth), What are my options?
Best option is: see your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. Most dentists are committed to helping patients save their natural teeth. However, if a tooth cannot be saved, most of the time a replacement must be planned for to maintain a person’s smile, function and chewing ability. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They become brittle: Endodontically treated teeth become brittle and can fracture because there is no longer a blood supply to nourish the tooth. After root canal treatment the tooth still has to be restored so it can bear chewing pressure without breaking. A crown is usually the recommended restoration. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had teeth #14, crowned, root canalled, 3 roots are cleaned, sealed through bottom of crown, still sore.Can 4th canal spread back to 3, 2, 1 if ..Is?
No, but: This needs to be checked by your own dentist. It could be an incomplete or failed root canal therapy, a fracture of the crown or root, or simple the tooth is sore from contacting your other teeth prematurely, requiring a simple bite adjustment to resolve. If all normal clinical and radiographic tests fail to diagnose the problem, you might consider a cbct (3d image) to figure out the cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Temp filling: Some drug stores sell over the counter temporary fillings that you can try. Since the root canal seal is far below the surface of the tooth, there is little danger of infecting the tooth from the lost filling assuming you have an appointment in the near future to restore the tooth permanently. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crowned tooth pain/possible missed 4 canal from root canal 2 years ago i had a root canal and a crown. When i finally settled on my current dentist (for insurance network reasons) i had a root canal and crown. The first 2 dentists said i had a 4th root so
See Endodontist: 95% of upper molars have 4 canals. The missed canal is called the mb2 canal. Microscopically trained endodontists are adept at finding and treating this problem. I suggest you see one asap. In the future, suggest to your dentist you want to see a specialist. You are in control of your treatment! ...Read moreSee 7 more doctor answers
Root canal half done, have a temp filling.Cant afford 2nd visit.Can i extract tooth if root canal incomplete?Can i get denture for bottom front tooth?
It shouldn't: People will often hear horror stories around the water cooler about root canals. There are plenty of situations where a patient comes to a root canal specialist in pain. Our job is to take the pain away, not cause it. We will get you numb. Test you to make sure you're numb. If for some reason you have a "hot" tooth and need more anesthetic raise up your left hand. We will stop and get u more numb. ...Read moreSee 8 more doctor answers
It could: Not at first. However once the root canal is exposed to your saliva it could get reinfected. Some studies say it could take 30 days to get re contaminated and thus more prone to infection. If it gets reinfected it could cause you pain. Lastly, if the filling is out it may mean the hole in the tooth is to big for just a filling and would be better off with a crown. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Why?: Does your dentist want to remove the crown or the tooth? Is the tooth re-infected, which would lend to having the root canal redone. Or, is the tooth fractured or decayed beyond being repairable? If in doubt see another dentist or an endodontist for a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lots of reasons: Could be the sore tooth has issues that need to be addressed, such as cavity, split, etc. Could be referred pain from the root canal treated tooth as the infection clears and the area heals. Could be an occlusal problem, with change in the way teeth meet as adjacent teeth are reshaped. In any case, please call your dentist and let him/her take a look. Probably a simple fix. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Upper molar crowned, root canalled(same tooth), 3 roots done by X-ray shown, still mild tooth pain always, does this mean 4th? Canal?
Perhaps..: Most upper molars only have 3 canals, but...A 4th is possible. Sometimes a tooth with a root canal needs time to calm down. I don't know what your time frames are but give it a little more time. Then go back and see the dentist that did your root canal. It might need a retreat or apicoectomy, or maybe just another round of antibiotics. Either way...I commend you...Good call. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Upper molar crowned, root canaled, if soreness is, due to bite (unprofessional) only, can it still get infected? Assuming root canal was successful.
Residual pain: If the root canal was very recent, it is common for the tooth to have residual pain, which should subside. If the the bite is off, a simple adjustment should take care of it. Don't be to quick to throw your gp under the bus! go back and have it evaluated. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If I had crown removed, decay removed, root canal, new crown, and decay wasnt totally gone, what happens?
Future failure: If there is remaing decay under a new crown, it can continue to progress and deteriorate the remaining tooth structure. Since a root canal has already been performed, the nerve inside the tooth is missing. Therefore, the decay can continue to destroy the tooth, without any pain sensation or sensory feedback. Then one day, without warning, the crown can fallout, leaving an unrestorable tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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