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Are 42.40 for filling, root canal, or extraction?

Are 42.40 for filling, root canal, or extraction?

D-code: If that is the code that you want to know what it is for it actually is for periodontic scalling and root planning...Deep cleaning with exposing the bone with a flap. Otherwise not sure what you are asking. ...Read more

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What's best root canal or extraction for someone about to remove partial on front tooth?

What's best root canal or extraction for someone about to remove partial on front tooth?

Depends: Depends on how important the tooth is to your function and to the stability of the removable denture. Also depends on the health of the tooth. ...Read more

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Are my only two options root canal or extraction for abscesses molar? And which is safest of these two?

Yes: usually, the best option is to save your tooth of you can. you need to get an exam and x-ray to see what is the best option for you. you can also send me your x-rays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read more

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Is it better to have root canal or extraction for lateral incisor as the decay part is almost half of the teeth?

Is it better to have root canal or extraction for lateral incisor as the decay part is almost half of the teeth?

The root canal: The root canal therapy is a dental treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth instead of removing it. See a dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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Are there any general hints you may need root canal or extraction? Teeth aren't cracked yet but turning yellowish grey and minor crack. Going on mon.

Are there any general hints you may need root canal or extraction? Teeth aren't cracked yet but turning yellowish grey and minor crack. Going on mon.

Don't try: Don't try to guess what treatment would be indicated or needed. You'll find out soon enough once your dentist takes some x-rays and clinically examines your tooth. ...Read more

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Gum slicing pain from extraction a year ago. Recent Root canal, another extraction, causing more severe gum & tooth pain. 5 dentist & oral clueless.

Gum slicing pain from extraction a year ago. Recent Root canal, another extraction, causing more severe gum & tooth pain.  5 dentist & oral clueless.

Proper exam: you need to do your homework and find the right place to go to,an oral surgeon or a qualified dentist who can give you the proper physical and radiological examination to reach to a diagnosis and a treatment plan for your condition,weather it's a remaining root from previous extraction or remains infections I'm sure it can be taken care of. ...Read more

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I have a bad toothache & the wisdom tooth it's decayed and broken which is better to get root canal or extraction? Dentist gave me those 2 options

Extraction: It's very rare to see someone in their later years that have wisdom teeth. They are typically hard to clean and difficult to work on. I would suggest an extraction and not spend the money on it. Unless your dentist has a very specific reason to keep it, I would recommend having it out. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I'm 18 male and have a lump in my mouth had dental X-ray and she practically ignored that and suggested I needed a root canal or extraction! Worried?

Sounds reasonable: It takes a second for the trained eye to see a large carious lesion and an abscess in the bone.. don't fret over how long your dentist looked at the film. If the tooth is abscessed from a non-vital nerve, you have two choices: root canal therapy or extraction. Sounds like you've got your second opinion. Discuss what is best for you with the dentist who diagnosed you. ...Read more

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Why do root canal and then extraction?

Dental Implant: Many factors can lead to root canal failure, as the root canal system of your tooth can be complex. Have the tooth extracted and replaced with a dental implant. ...Read more

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