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Is root canal safe? Will it cause any health problems? Any tips on how to find the right dentist to do the job?

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2 doctors agree

In brief: Very Safe

The procedure should not cause you any health problems, Many general dentist perform root canal therapy, but if you feel more comfortable seeing a specialist, seek the care of an endodontist.

In brief: Very Safe

The procedure should not cause you any health problems, Many general dentist perform root canal therapy, but if you feel more comfortable seeing a specialist, seek the care of an endodontist.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Dr. Edwin Ishoo
The better question is, is having a jaw infection safe? What is the alternative if you have an apical root infection?
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Safe and effective

There is no evidence of a link between root canal treatment autoimmune disease, cancer or other health problems.
Root canal is a endodontic treatment to repair and save a damaged or infected tooth instead of extraction. Very safe, effective and predictable.

In brief: Safe and effective

There is no evidence of a link between root canal treatment autoimmune disease, cancer or other health problems.
Root canal is a endodontic treatment to repair and save a damaged or infected tooth instead of extraction. Very safe, effective and predictable.
Dr. Paul Grin
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dentistry - Orthodontics

In brief: Safe

Long track record of successful results when done by a root canal specialist, an Endodontist.
Find one to provide your care.

In brief: Safe

Long track record of successful results when done by a root canal specialist, an Endodontist.
Find one to provide your care.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Dr. Arnold Malerman
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