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Can trigeminal nerve be damaged by unsuccessful root canal of upper teeth premolar?

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Dr. Robert Douglas
Dentistry - Orthodontics
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In brief: No

The Trigeminal nerve is not near your upper teeth.
A branch called the maxillary division of the Trigeminal provides enervation to your upper teeth. It is very unlikely that the root canal treatment damaged the nerve.

In brief: No

The Trigeminal nerve is not near your upper teeth.
A branch called the maxillary division of the Trigeminal provides enervation to your upper teeth. It is very unlikely that the root canal treatment damaged the nerve.
Dr. Robert Douglas
Dr. Robert Douglas
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In brief: Doubtful

Not normally a consequence of a failed treatment.

In brief: Doubtful

Not normally a consequence of a failed treatment.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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