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Is it normal to have pain after re-treatment of a root canal. I had the first part of the procedure on 7/9/14. Just began having pain today 7/11/14?
Pain after root cana: It's not normal to have pain begin to develop 2 days after a root canal. That's a sign of inflammation which takes about 48 hours to develop. Sounds like you might be developing an abscessed tooth. I notice you're not on an antibiotic, which you might benefit from. You should discuss your increasing pain with your dentist, and you may need to see an .Endodontist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: If the previous crown is intact and other than the new hole, undamaged then you don't, as long as there is not recurrent decay. Your dentist should be able to give you a good recommendation. If the crown is compromised then yes, get a new crown. Many times I have not had to replace the crown though. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If root canal treatment is failed, will i be able to feel if it is failed, before it become real serious? Until what stage of pain is it normal?
See your dentist: Only way to find out if a root canal is in failure is to see a dentist and have an x-ray. How old is the root canal? Are you in pain? Do you feel a bump on the gum by the root? Do you still have a temporary filling or a crown? Your dentist will be able to help you with this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Detailed: A good root canal involves removing all the diseased pulpal tissue, cleaning and shaping the canals, and sealing the canals with a dense thorough filling material! this principal is sometimes easier said than done. Root canals are like fingerprints. No two are exactly alike. Knowledge of anatomy and attention to detail are critical to a successful result. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain is not usual: There is a lot of fear associated with root canals. It gets a bad RAP from comedians. Todays root canals can be painless and a valuable treatment to keep your teeth. I suggest you go to an specialist called an endodontist for your treatment. Do your research, read reviews and don't be afraid. Take your music and earbuds with you. Also, you will need a crown on the tooth when you are done. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Root canal: Sometimes a retrograde filling or apicoectomy can be done to save the tooth. It is when the end of the root is removed the infected bone and tissue is cleaned and a filling is placed from the tip of the root. It depends on how bad the infection is or if there is a good chance of success, ask your dentist to examine you ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Root canal variant : 'holistic root canal' is a root canal technique(s) which is not an endorsed or recognized class of treatment by the american dental association or the academy of endodontists. Conventional root canal is a technique taught in recognized dental schools and involves the complete cleaning and disinfection of the canals in a tooth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: A crown is not always required after a root canal. After a root canal, a tooth becomes more brittle and more likely to break. A crown helps prevent the tooth from breaking. If you decide not to get a crown placed on the tooth then you are taking a chance of losing that tooth although you spent the time and money doing the root canal. Take your dentist's advise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yesterday i went for first day of my root canal treatment...It was ok till night but today morning it swelled. Is it ok ?
Not Usually: Root canal treatment has a bad rep that it usually does not deserve. The pain is caused by an infection in the nerve space of the tooth. Root canal solves this problem and eliminates the pain. However, if you wait to long and have a large infection under the tooth it may be difficult to make the tooth adequately numb. Root canal done in a timely manner are not painful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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