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Should Root Canal Treatment Be Done On The Supporting Teeth For A Bridge
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Need RCT on crowned tooth that is part of a permanent bridge...OK for doc to drill through crown and not remove bridge??
Root canal: This can be done. It is more challenging than doing it without the crown/bridge on but the cost of cutting the bridge off to do the root canal isuch great than doing the root canal through the abutment tooth on the bridge. You just have to accept the risks of porcelain fracture and loosening of the bridge when it is drilled through...these are risks, but it can be done successfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can my bridge be damaged if a root treatment is to be performed the dentist wants to drill through the bridge as I have an abcess front teeth?
RCT through bridge: Obviously, drilling a hole through the back of a crown will create a break in the integrity of the restoration. In doing so, there is always a risk of further damage to the porcelain which might necessitate remaking the entire bridge. What your dentist proposes is quite common. If everything goes well, your dentist will permanently seal the hole after the rct is completed. Then remake? ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Will I definitely need a new dental crown after the endodontist does root canal retreatment by drilling thru the center top of the existing crown?
My front tooth undergone a root canal instead of putting a crown after the treatment, my dentist put a permanent filling. Is it the same with crown?
Does a dental crown need to be replaced when an endodontist removes or treats the tooth root's abscess? Or, is the work done via the gum tissue only?
I had root canal treatment to one of my teeth and the dentist place a temporary filling. However I saw that the teeth cracked. Is it possible to save?
A root canal is necessary on a tooth next to one that is holding a bridge of 6 teeth. Both teeth on either side of the bridge have to be extracted and implants will be put in. What do I do first?
Root canal first?: Most treatment plans would suggest a root canal first on a infected tooth that adjoins a potential implant site. It is possible that this tooth may need to be extracted too and more implants placed and/or it's infection may hamper the placement of implants or bone grafts for future implants. All bets are off if this is in the smile zone. Then your dentist will have to deal with esthetics too. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If I have a bottom molar tooth extrated, does the top matching tooth need extrated , as well? Bottom molar can be saved by root canal. I requested the tooth be pulled. Do to cost involed. The dentist advised he could pull the molar but the top matching to
Several : Several factors come into play. 1. Is the top molar functioning against any teeth? An unopposed too will supraerupt into the mouth causing problems. 2. Is the top molar free of any disease (such as decay and gum disease)? 3. Can you keep the top molar clean without any difficulty? I you can answer yes to all three questions then the tooth should be retained. If you answer no to one or more, discuss the situation with your doctor as to why he recommends removal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a tooth root fracture after root canal procedure. My dentist suggested root amputation. Is it my best option? What are the complications?
Root canal: does a root canal hurt during the procedure? I also have to have extractions done on 9 teeth.
I will have a tissue allograph (not an autograph) placed by my dental specialist for a tooth root recession. It gives root coverage, right? Thanks.
I'm going for a root canal done on my tooth and having a crown fitted. How does the procedure work?
Can a tooth broken to the gumline with out
alot of structure left be saved with a root canal and post/core?
Of course: Teeth which are broken off at the gum-line can many times be saved and restored to function and natural appearance. It is also cost effective and less than removing the tooth, placing an implant. Proper diagnosis is the key to a successful treatment. See your dentist for an exam and x-rays. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
You get a root canal done they take the nerve out, put in the post, place the crown on and you're done. Is this right?
Yes: This is typically the procedure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should i get a root canal with crown lengthening and a crown, or just extract the molar? Which one is faster?
Crown or implant: I like to save a tooth if possible. An implant is the rolls royce of treatment if you can afford it, and doesn't require removal of bone. A crown lengthening usually requires bone removal. Cost is usually about the same for the root canal, crown lenth, post, and crown , as an implant after all is said and done. Crown length, requires at least 6 weeks healing, an implant can take 6 months to a yr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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