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Root canal or extraction, root canal cause cancer? I know they teach dentist to think root canal is safe. But i want to know if it is really safe? Why

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Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry
6 doctors agree

In brief: It is safe

Do you really think dentists would do something that causes cancer? Don't believe everything you read on the net.

In brief: It is safe

Do you really think dentists would do something that causes cancer? Don't believe everything you read on the net.
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dr. Gary Klugman
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Dr. Paul Brand
As a general dentist for 30 years now, I've had my own dentistry done (by my wife/partner) including 3 teeth that I would not still own, were it not for root canal therapy and a crown to protect it. I would do the same thing next week, if I had an abscess, because it is not only safe, but very successful. Ages ago there were materials used that were not safe, but they are illegal to use now.
5 doctors agree

In brief: Cancer ?

Endodontics is a specialty that dentists can train for following graduation from dental school.
It is a multi-year program taught in some of the most prestigious universities. Do you honestly believe that the dental profession is being educated and trained to harm you ?

In brief: Cancer ?

Endodontics is a specialty that dentists can train for following graduation from dental school.
It is a multi-year program taught in some of the most prestigious universities. Do you honestly believe that the dental profession is being educated and trained to harm you ?
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: RCT vs EXT?

If the tooth can be saved with rct and a restoration, and that what was recommended to you, it would be a better choice.
In all of history, there has never been a link between rct and cancer. There is more chance of getting cancer from eating, drinking, flying, and breathing than having rct. I hope you won't stop any of those activities for fear of cancer. Lead a happy life and make wise choices.

In brief: RCT vs EXT?

If the tooth can be saved with rct and a restoration, and that what was recommended to you, it would be a better choice.
In all of history, there has never been a link between rct and cancer. There is more chance of getting cancer from eating, drinking, flying, and breathing than having rct. I hope you won't stop any of those activities for fear of cancer. Lead a happy life and make wise choices.
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dr. Gary Sandler
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Dr. John Van der Werff
Absolutely agree!
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: It is safe

I have looked at the claims and they are an obvious misuse of Petri dish work to frighten people.
I have devoted much of my life to understanding cancer and this simply does not look credible. If it were true, a research piranha at the NIH would have proved it by now ... This is how reputations are made. It has not happened. You are almost grown up and I hope you will be a discerning adult.

In brief: It is safe

I have looked at the claims and they are an obvious misuse of Petri dish work to frighten people.
I have devoted much of my life to understanding cancer and this simply does not look credible. If it were true, a research piranha at the NIH would have proved it by now ... This is how reputations are made. It has not happened. You are almost grown up and I hope you will be a discerning adult.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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