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I had root canal treatment almost 3 years ago. The tooth is now in pain, i believe it is infected and sensitive to touch. Amoxcillin any help?

I had root canal treatment almost 3 years ago. The tooth is now in pain, i believe it is infected and sensitive to touch. Amoxcillin any help?

Possibly: Depending on how the tooth was restored after the root canal was completed will be a determining factor as to the cause of a possible infection. Recurrent growth of bacteria may temporarily respond to the antibiotics, but long term prognosis can be determined by your dentist or endodontist. A fracture of the tooth could cause the same symptoms and render the tooth hopeless. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation
Once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain or impacted
Once
Take NSAIDs if dealing with pain/swelling from wisdom teeth
Daily
Rinse with warm salty water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth
Daily
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Sensitive tooth after crown and root canal, how do I take care of this?

Sensitive tooth after crown and root canal, how do I take care of this?

Discuss with dentist: Speak to the dentist who treated you. He\she knows best what you should or should not feel, how long to resolve and whether or not you need to be seen again to evaluate the cause of your sensitivity. Lot's of possibilities in these type of cases. It could be as simple as adjusting the bite. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If they're malpositioned or impacted discuss removal with your dentist
Once
Make sure you take care of them like any other tooth in the mouth
Once
If removal becomes necessary, see an oral surgeon for consultation
Once
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Tooth hurting days after root canal if i eat anything hot. Why still sensitive?

Tooth hurting days after root canal if i eat anything hot. Why still sensitive?

Re consult: This is usually a sign that some tooth nerve tissue is left. Please re consult your dentist promptly. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain, is my tooth supposed to be sensitive after a root canal?

Docs can you explain, is my tooth supposed to be sensitive after a root canal?

Yes: its a normal process of tooth healing. 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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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

If partially erupted, keep them clean to prevent a local infection
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If erupted but endangering other teeth, have them removed
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If impacted, have them checked yearly for cysts & if found remove
Yearly
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After root canal on canine tooth #11, iam curious to know what are the symptoms/how it feels if the drill touches or drills into the sinus cavity floor?

After root canal on canine tooth #11, iam curious to know what are the symptoms/how it feels if the drill touches or drills into the sinus cavity floor?

Not going to happen: The root of tooth #11 lies under the floor of the nose and not in the sinus cavity. You should be numb with local anesthetic so you will feel pressure , but should not feel pain. I have never seen or heard of drilling into the sinus thru the six front teeth under the nose. ...Read more

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