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Is it normal for a molar tooth that had root canal turn black above the crown?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry

In brief: Normal?

This only happens in a small percentage of cases, but in not uncommon.
When the tissues inside the tooth deteriorate, the tooth can stain from within, leaving a darker area exposed. There are cosmetic remedies for this. Discuss your options with your own dentist.

In brief: Normal?

This only happens in a small percentage of cases, but in not uncommon.
When the tissues inside the tooth deteriorate, the tooth can stain from within, leaving a darker area exposed. There are cosmetic remedies for this. Discuss your options with your own dentist.
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial

In brief: Yes

This is possible.
This discoloration will be covered by a crown anyway. See your dentist to complete your treatment.

In brief: Yes

This is possible.
This discoloration will be covered by a crown anyway. See your dentist to complete your treatment.
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Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dentistry - Cosmetic

In brief: Yes

This is very common.

In brief: Yes

This is very common.
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