Done root canal on molar. No toothache. Tooth no pain when bite. Gum feels inflamed. Been 3 weeks. Doc no idea what's wrong.?
See DDS. Have the dentist that performed the root canal check.
Injection Site? The gum may still be inflamed at the injection site. That third canal that wasn't found should also be investigated.
Done root canal on molar. Doc found n cleaned only 2 canals. Can't find 3rd. No toothache. Gum inflamed. Doc said will close up. Is this acceptable?
Blocked canals. Different teeth have different numbers of canals & unfortunately not all canals can be negotiated. Sometimes they become blocked or calcified. Having said that, I cannot tell you that that it is impossible to find & negotiate that canal. I have personally located & treated canals that even Endodontists were unable to treat. If your doc is a GD you might ask to be referred just to be sure. Read more...