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What are signs that a root canal is going bad?

What are signs that a root canal is going bad?

Inflammed or infecte: Also may mean sensitivity to heat or cold, which is indicative of a possible root canal problem. Several previous answers on this topic should be reviewed. ...Read more

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I had a root canal done on my bottom moler on wednesday it is sat. And i 'm still have bad pain and a headache that won' t go away, is this dangerous ?

I had a root canal done on my bottom moler on wednesday it is sat. And i 'm still have bad pain and a headache that won' t go away, is this dangerous  ?

Call your dentist: It's possible that the severe pain after a root canal lasts for a few days. You should call the dentist or endodontist so they can evaluate it and give you appropriate medication. ...Read more

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I had a root canal done 3 days ago. Is it ok for me to go out? Some people say that it is bad going out when you have gotwork done on your teeth. Is it true?

I had a root canal done 3 days ago. Is it ok for me to go out? Some people say that it is bad going out when you have gotwork done on your teeth. Is it true?

Go, Go, Go! : After a root canal there is usually little to worry about, certainly if the procedure was completed properly. I would be careful if you are taking pain medications, but otherwise go out and have fun. Remember to follow all restorative instructions from your dentist regarding this new root canal. ...Read more

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I had a tempo crown done 3 weeks ago on 13 piece (root canal done 3 years ago). but I had moderate pain that comes and go in the teeth. Is pain bad?

I  had a tempo crown done 3 weeks ago on 13 piece (root canal done 3 years ago). but I had moderate pain that comes and go in the teeth. Is pain bad?

Not normal: I presume that you are referencing tooth #13 an upper left bicuspid by international numbering. If you have waited 3 years to crown the tooth, you may have a cracked root. Have the dentist evaluate this possibility ...Read more

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The right side of my head hurts really bad. I thought i needed a root canal but the dentist could find nothing. It comes a goes.

Maybe referred pain : There are pain referral patterns associated with infamed muscles, compressed nerves and other issues. Dr janet travell published a landmark text in which these pain patterns were described and mapped. Patients have had root canals done occasionally when the problem actually is related to a neck muscle trigger point or similar issue. See a TMJ dentist or md familiar with these types of pain issues. ...Read more

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How do you reverse the effects of a bad root canal?

See Endodontist: Endodontists are dentists who specialize in saving bad root canal teeth, and have at least 2-3 years of advanced training in root canals. They are experts at diagnosing tooth pain after root canal treatment and use advanced special equipment to treat patients efficiently and comfortably. ...Read more

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I've to get a root canal and a crown, how bad will it hurt?

I've to get a root canal and a crown, how bad will it hurt?

No: It shouldn't hurt at all. You will be given a local anesthetic and as long as there's no large infection in the area of the injection, the anesthetic should block all of the sensations from the tooth reaching your brain. If you do feel some discomfort, tell the dentist and he will definitely give you more anesthetic. ...Read more

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How bad does a root canal hurt and for how long?

How bad does a root canal hurt and for how long?

Root canal pain: Most root canal treatment does not hurt at all. If there is pain after a root canal you should call the treating dentist. ...Read more

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I had a temporary crown put in after a root canal about 1 and 1/2 years ago and have not gotten the permanent crown put in. Is this bad?

Only if...: It's only bad if you mind losing the tooth. Temporary crowns are just that, temporary. They are not designed to last more than a very short time. Greatest risk is leakage of the sealing material between the cap and the tooth, allowing bacteria to get under the crown and destroy the tooth. Please see your dentist asap. ...Read more

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What is that bad smell during a root canal?

Abscess: If your tooth was necrotic when the treatment was started, it is very likely that the bad smell is coming from the pus that was present inside your tooth. ...Read more

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