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Dentis removed amalgam filling, drilled tooth root after suspecting caries toxicity.Now tooth area is swollen.Taking macropen. Is this normal/enough?

Dentis removed amalgam filling, drilled tooth root after suspecting caries toxicity.Now tooth area is swollen.Taking macropen. Is this normal/enough?

Infection: Your tooth appears infected. You need root canal therapy. Make sure your dentist is aware of your swelling. Taking macropen may not be enough to control the problem. Let your dentist take a look. ...Read more

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Help dental experts! my tooth root seems to be black!?

Help dental experts! my tooth root seems to be black!?

Cavity ?: Even the experts need to see the tooth to diagnose it correctly. See a local dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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I had all my upper teeth extracted 3 months ago.I think I see the tooth root exposed it didn't hurt until today. Will it heal on its own?

I had all my upper teeth extracted 3 months ago.I think I see the tooth root exposed it didn't hurt until today. Will it heal on its own?

Not likely : Following tooth extraction, there is a small a possibility for a tooth or bone fragment to slowly work it's way out through the gingiva. Depending on what the fragment actually is, it may cause discomfort and potentially become mildly infected. I would advise seeing your treating surgeon for a quick follow up to identify the issue and course of action. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a tooth with a crown. When I floss vertically I feel that there is a sizeable ledge between the crown and the tooth root. A problem?

I have a tooth with a crown. When I floss vertically I feel that there is a sizeable ledge between the crown and the tooth root. A problem?

Yes: There should be smooth, almost undetectable transition between tooth and crown. This would indicate a problem that needs to be addressed. See you dentist asap before the problem is even greater. It could be a number of things including decay, loose crown, overhang of margin, abrasion of root surface, calculus, etc. ...Read more

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Itero would certainly seem so much more accurate at the tooth root margin than the traditional approach manner of making a crown. Ledge emphasis. ?

Itero would certainly seem so much more accurate at the tooth root margin than the traditional approach manner of making a crown. Ledge emphasis. ?

It's the dentist: It's the quality of the dentist and his care and expertise, not the type of specific crown material or brand name used that is the important criteria. I would rather have michelangelo paint me a picture with finger paints than my daughter using the finest artist materials available. ...Read more

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What is the best recommendation for front tooth root canal?

What is the best recommendation for front tooth root canal?

Normal process: Front teeth don't have many complications if done properly. Your dentist might recommend a crown cause the tooth becomes discolored. the tooth becomes week after root canal. 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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I am having problems with my front tooth/root canal, what can I do?

Go back: See your dentist and have it re evaluated. If done recently it may be hitting heavy on your tooth causing you the discomfort. If it's been awhile the tooth could be cracked. Any diagnosis needs an evaluation and x-ray. ...Read more

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Would my front tooth Root Canal be painful ? It got chipped off around 6 years back which is a long time. I do have a pain in the adjacent tooth too.

Would my front tooth Root Canal be painful ? It got chipped off around 6 years back which is a long time. I do have a pain in the adjacent tooth too.

Should be fine: As with all dental procedures, there is a fear of the unknown. In reality, you will be given an anesthetic that should make the treatment totally painless. The pain in the adjacent tooth can be referred from the one that needs root canal therapy. ...Read more

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Is there an effective way to mitigate abscessed tooth root pain?

Is there an effective way to mitigate abscessed tooth root pain?

Treatment of: The cause is the only definitive solution to mitigate the pain. Be evaluated by a dentist to determine the cause / problem so that appropriate treatment can be rendered. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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