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Some of my gums do bleed when I brush. Is there anything I can do about it? And also, can root canal be done on these tooth?

Some of my gums do bleed when I brush. Is there anything I can do about it? And also, can root canal be done on these tooth?

See your dentist: Healthy tissue (gums) do not bleed unless cut. You most likely have a gum infection which must be properly diagnosed and correct therapy prescribed. Nutrition plays a big role in gum health. Root canals... a completely different matter. Why would you be considering this? ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Why is my gum bleeding after root canal done 3 weeks ago?

Why is my gum bleeding after root canal done 3 weeks ago?

That's strange: Bleeding from the gums is not common after a root canal, especially 3 weeks after. It could be an unrelated problem, but you should definitely return to your dentist to have it evaluated. Most bleeding gum problems are due to an irritation in the area like plaque accumulation or a rough filling. ...Read more

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When does a tooth need a root canal?

When does a tooth need a root canal?

Root canal: It is needed when the blood or nerve supply of the tooth is damaged and /or infected through tooth decay or trauma. ...Read more

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Would my tooth hurt after a root canal?

It can: And that doesn't necessarily mean that something is wrong. Consult with the treating dr. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How to care for a tooth after root canal ?

Like any other,: for the most part. Keep the gums healthy by brushing and flossing regularly. Teeth that have had root canal therapy are brittle and often need a crown, so discuss this treatment with your dentist. ...Read more

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Should i pull my tooth or get a root canal?

Should i pull my tooth or get a root canal?

SAVE the tooth: Although the final answer to this question is your needs/wants it is always best to save a functional tooth for eating purposes, for esthetics, and for your general health. ...Read more

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Is it painful to have a root canal for front tooth?

Not if done right: There is no reason dentistry has to be painful. If your dentist actually cares about not hurting you! if he/she hurts you fins another dentist. ...Read more

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What is this knot I have beside my tooth that had a root canal?

What is this knot I have beside my tooth that had a root canal?

See your dentist : The knot is also called fistula is a sign that there is a dental or gum infection and your body is draining it out. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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What is this knot I have beside my tooth that had a root canal?

What is this knot I have beside my tooth that had a root canal?

See your dentist: The knot is also called fistula is a sign that there is a dental or gum infection and your body is draining it out. See your dentist for evaluation if concerned. ...Read more

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Could removing a tooth be a better option instead of a root canal?

Could removing a tooth be a better option instead of a root canal?

Rarely: Keeping functional teeth that can be saved is what most dentist are about. If you have a good prognosis to keep a tooth, why would you want to give it up? I personally believe the best option is to keep the tooth but that really depends on your values and ability to afford treatment. Dr. Charles mayo once said that keeping teeth can add up to 10 years to one's life expectancy. I believe that. ...Read more

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