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What's the best dental material for patients with multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS)? standard root canal treatment made me severely ill

What's the best dental material for patients with multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS)? standard root canal treatment made me severely ill

Compatibility test: If you are experiencing multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), dental material compatibility testing is recommended for all patients with sensitivity. Get the specific bio-compatibility test first before placing any restorative or root canal material. ...Read more

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Dental pain after root canal treatment because invasive treatment or infection?

Dental pain after root canal treatment because invasive treatment or infection?

Very common: After the root canal treatment, you may have some pain for 24-72 hours. If pain becomes worse or does not improve after 72 hours, call your dentist for post-op evaluation. ...Read more

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Do i need to get a crown after root canal treatment?

Yes, In most cases : In most cases treatment for a tooth( premolar or molar ) that needs a root canal is to have the root canal an then have a crown placed. You will need to ask your dentist what the best restoration should be for the tooth that had a root canal. Also you should know all poss complication with out having a crown after root canal treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain and bad swelling after root canal treatment?

I have pain and bad swelling after root canal treatment?

See your dentist: minor Pain and swelling is possible after the root canal. if the situation gets worse after 1-2 days, you need to see your dentist. 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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What do teeth like like after root canal treatment?

The same . . . : Teeth treated endodontically should look the same, with the exception of an access hole that is drilled on the biting surface of back teeth or the back sides of front teeth. If there is a lot of decay on the tooth, removal of it may alter the appearance of the tooth. Either way, the tooth will be filled so that it is properly sealed and most often, this is barely noticeable. ...Read more

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Is a crown always required after root canal treatment?

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 more

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How long after root canal treatment before permanent seal is put in, and is it normal if it is still hurting?

How long after root canal treatment before permanent seal is put in, and is it normal if it is still hurting?

Permanent Seal?: By permanent seal, do you mean permanent build up? Permanent crown? Or permanent rc filling. If there is still pain, the root canal treatment should not be completed, and if it is completed, my opinion is that the root canal filling should be removed and either extra/accessory nerve canals looked for and cleaned, or if all has been found, the canals should be medicated till pain is gone. ...Read more

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What can I do about this problem with tooth after root canal treatment?

What can I do about this problem with tooth after root canal treatment?

Go back to dentist: while your question was very vague, the answer is easy. If you are still having a problem with a tooth after having a root canal go back to the dentist. If you no longer have confidence in your original dentist than get a second opinion. ...Read more

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What can be done for pain in a tooth one week after root canal treatment?

What can be done for pain in a tooth one week after root canal treatment?

Re-evaluation: If you are experiencing pain one week after root canal treatment, it is best to follow up with your treating dentist. ...Read more

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Could it be absolutely necessary to go for capping after root canal treatment of a tooth?

Could it be absolutely necessary to go for capping after root canal treatment of a tooth?

Depends: The american assoc. Of endodontists recommends that all posterior teeth that receive root canals have cuspal protection. That means a crown or onlay! this prevents fractures and tooth loss.In anterior teeth, it depends on the integrity of the tooth, presence of previous fillings, occlusion and other factors . Hence it may not be necessary on some anterior teeth.In children, we sometimes wait. ...Read more

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What is causing touch sensitivity to tooth 2 months after root canal treatment?

What is causing touch sensitivity to tooth 2 months after root canal treatment?

Root canal hurts: The first thing your dentist needs to check is the bite. If the bite is off you will be sensitive to hot and cold and maybe have a dull ache or inflammation and bleeding around the gums. You be clenching or grinding at night that can make it worse. It also can be the roots are not perfectly clean (which can sometimes be difficult). Have your dentist take an x-ray to see if there is an abscess. ...Read more

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Curious as to how much will it hurt when the dental anaesthetic wears off, after root canal treatment?

Curious as to how much will it hurt when the dental anaesthetic wears off, after root canal treatment?

That depends: I have had patients who dont have ay pain after a root canal. And then I have had some with severe pain after a root canal. It depends on how much instrumentation is done beyond the apex of the tooth, how inflamed the nerve is when the treatment was performed (the longer one waits to get a root canal, the more likely it is to hurt after), and your pain tolerance. There are medications to help. ...Read more

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Sharp pain in tooth few months after root canal treatment. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

Sharp pain in tooth few months after root canal treatment. What can I do to alleviate the pain?

See dentist: It may be that you fractured/split your tooth. If you did not get it filled and/or crowned after the root canal, it might have been too weak to take the stresses of chewing. See your dentist asap, to check and treat. ...Read more

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After root canal treatment, iam worried using clindamycin.Warning about intestinal problems clostridium difficile. Symptoms may occur weeks after use?

After root canal treatment, iam worried using clindamycin.Warning about intestinal problems clostridium difficile. Symptoms may occur weeks after use?

Don't Worry: Clindamycin (cleocin) is commonly given for dental infection in individuals with an allergy to penicillin or keflex. It's also given for more severe infections with swelling. Very few people get c-diff. Usually with early symptoms the medication can be stopped without a problem. Ask you dentist why you need this antibiotic? ...Read more

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What should I do if my root canal treatment is not working?

Re-treat it: If your root canal has failed, seek out an endodontist to see if s/he can re-treat the root canal. If that does not work, apicoectomy might be indicated. If all fails, a dental implant would be next. ...Read more

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Does a root canal treatment need maintenance?

YES: If you have had a root canal you should assure that your dentist continues to monitor the tooth. Additionally, you may need a crown on that tooth. ...Read more

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Could cysts occur even after a root canal treatment?

Could cysts occur even after a root canal treatment?

RCT success: Rct is not 100% successful although the rate is high. Of the ones that fail, sometimes a cyst forms either prior to or after root canal therapy. Other cysts not associated with rct can occur as well. ...Read more

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Can an abscess continue even after a root canal treatment?

Yes and No: If the root canal was successful the abscess should heal by its own accord as the cause of the infection has been eradicated&this can take up to a year for complete healing of the apical area. If it persist then the tooth may be fractured. If this is the case it may have been fractured before the rct. See your dentist/see a specialist for a second opinion. ...Read more

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What happens if we don't do root canal treatment in the age of 6, ?

See a pedodontist: Pedodontist is the pediatrician of dentistry. He/she has two to three years specialty training following dental school and limits his/her practice to treating children only. The "baby,” teeth is important for the child development, oral and general health. Get the best care possible. ...Read more

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