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X-ray show 3 gutta purcha on my upper molar.Tip of one of gutta purcha had tiny, inflamation. Will it work by grainding bit of crown to rest more?

X-ray show 3 gutta purcha on my upper molar.Tip of one of gutta purcha had tiny, inflamation. Will it work by grainding bit of crown to rest more?

Root canal : Adjusting the bite can make chewing more comfortable. If there is infection, the therapy should be redone. It it is only inflammation, adjusting the bite will be adequate. Another x-ray should be taken in a year to see if there is any change in bone density. ...Read more

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Crowned, root canalled through crown. sensitive 8 months so far. Rd.-ray show, one of tip of gutta p. show bit inflamed. By grinding crown, will it ok?

Crowned, root canalled through crown. sensitive 8 months so far. Rd.-ray show, one of tip of gutta p. show bit inflamed. By grinding crown, will it ok?

Maybe: Usually root canal pain resolves within a few days. Keep in touch with your dentist and consider talking with your dentist about options such as re-treatment, a retro-fill filling, or removal. ...Read more

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I am 58 female w/ one small cavity upper back tooth and one filling lower back tooth w/ small cavity bottom side of filling. .? Is do I go composite or cerac? Price diff of 800+ per tooth

I am 58 female w/ one small cavity upper back tooth and one filling lower back tooth w/ small cavity bottom side of filling. .? Is do I go composite or cerac? Price diff of 800+ per tooth

Size Matters: Depending on the size of the cavity and how far is extends across the different sides of the tooth, a Cerec restoration could be worth the investment. When a dentist recommends a composite resin filling, it is usually the best treatment for that tooth to restore it to optimal form and function. We budget is a concern, sometimes a dentist will offer choices. Ask your dentist about each tooth. ...Read more

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My mom's(47) one of mandibular central incisors cracked into two pieces and one portion broke out, in which something black colored attached. Help.

My mom's(47) one of mandibular central incisors cracked into two pieces and one portion broke out, in which something black colored attached. Help.

I would be less: Concerned about the color of the fragment & more concerned about controlling potential pain & infection. The description portrays a tooth that does not sound restorable by the dentist. Best to schedule a focused consultation with the general dentist to determine the tooth's fate. If the tooth requires extraction, which it sounds like it does, your mom may be a candidate immedite implant, . ...Read more

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How does the price of having tooth pulled compare with the cost of a root canal/crown?

How does the price of having tooth pulled compare with the cost of a root canal/crown?

Wide range/depends: Just taking out the tooth can cost from $75 (?) to several hundred dollars for a surgical extraction. Root canal treatment / crown can cost from $1500 to several thousand dollars. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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How the dental points awarded in army medical.But is the mean of 14 points out of 22?

How the dental points awarded in army medical.But is the mean of 14 points out of 22?

No idea: I have no idea what the points in your army medical signify so i cannot answer that. I would suggest that you ask them directly and that will give you the best answer. ...Read more

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How to decide betweeb composite filling instead of root canal?

Treatment decisions: The answer to your question is best addressed by your dentist. It's a case by case situation. Root canal therapy is performed only when needed. ...Read more

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What is the?Best?Treatment for?A superior inplate compression fracture at t-6?

What is the?Best?Treatment for?A superior inplate compression fracture at t-6?

Depends: It depends on the type and location of the fracture and the age of the patient. Often times, wearing a brace and avoiding strenuous activities will allow a compression fracture to heal in younger patients. In the elderly, if these measures fail, a kyphoplasty may be an option. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Is a prominent central canal from t-4 to t-12 the same as hydromyelia? Have a syrinx at c-6 to t-1 level.

Is a prominent central canal from t-4 to t-12 the same as hydromyelia? Have a syrinx at c-6 to t-1 level.

See your doctor: Sounds like your trying to make sense of a an MRI or ct report. You obviously have some considerable health issues, and you doctors need to be explaining all of this in detail. ...Read more

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Root canal performed but dentist left part of file in root and was unable to get all of root out, b/c root bends @ 90 degree angle. How to fix?

Root canal performed but dentist left part of file in root and was unable to get all of root out, b/c root bends @ 90 degree angle. How to fix?

See an endodontist: One of the most common complications, particularly in patients whose root canals are severely curved You should be advised to see a specialist endodontist to resolve the problem and complete the treatment. ...Read more

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Root canal surgery! afraid of getting the nerve hit?

Root canal surgery! afraid of getting the nerve hit?

Do not fear.: 99% of root canal procedures are painless. The local anesthetics used today are very effective at eliminating pain and patients never feel anything. The only exception is if you have a severe infection with swelling and most dentists will treat you with antibiotic prior to the procedure to insure you will be comfortable during the procedure. ...Read more

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Whats " displacement of nerve root " for L5-S1 in my spine?

Whats " displacement of nerve root " for L5-S1 in my spine?

Roots: can be displaced or compressed by pathology in and/or around the intervertebral foramina. L5/S1 root displacement can causes lower back, buttock, lateral thigh and anterolateral calf pain. It can also cause specific sensory and strength deficits along its distribution. ...Read more

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Let's say that a periodontal cleaning goes below the lower portion of the tooths pocket due to poor estimation of its depth. Can a 4mm become a 6mm?

Let's say that a periodontal cleaning goes below the lower portion of the tooths pocket due to poor estimation of its depth. Can a 4mm become a 6mm?

No: The goal of periodontal therapy is to reduce the pocket depth. It will not increase the depth. Any bacteria and inflammation in the pocket are what causes disease and increasing pocket depths. Periodontal cleaning will rmove bacteria and the toxins they produce. ...Read more

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