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How long after root canal infection will jaw bone build back up? Had retreat, xrays showed some bone gone due to bacteria. Dentist:it will grow back.

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Dr. Truit Prosper
Dentistry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Bone regrows

With retreatment the rootcanal success is approx.
70%. The bone can regenerate in approx. 8 weeks.

In brief: Bone regrows

With retreatment the rootcanal success is approx.
70%. The bone can regenerate in approx. 8 weeks.
Dr. Truit Prosper
Dr. Truit Prosper
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Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Yes. After all of the infection is gone the bone will grow back.
This may take several months.

In brief: Yes

Yes. After all of the infection is gone the bone will grow back.
This may take several months.
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
Dr. Leonard Pizzolatto
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Dr. Mazin Kizy
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Around 6 months

It normally takes about 6 months for the bone to grow back.
You will need to see your dentist to confirm.

In brief: Around 6 months

It normally takes about 6 months for the bone to grow back.
You will need to see your dentist to confirm.
Dr. Mazin Kizy
Dr. Mazin Kizy
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