Are root canals making me sick?

Answer On One Hand: Pain After Root Canal Treatment May Be ExtremeSome people experience severe pain after a root canal because the treatment weakens teeth. The pain may be particularly distressing soon a... Read More »

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Why do we need root canals?

When a tooth develops a deep cavity or becomes cracked, the soft core of the tooth or pulp can develop an infection that can lead to tooth loss. An abscess in the mouth can also damage the tooth an... Read More »

When are root canals necessary?

On One Hand: Tooth DecayMost commonly, root canals are needed when tooth decay has progressed so far that the pulp in the roots of the tooth has become infected by bacteria. If a root canal is not ... Read More »

Is it possible to do 8 root canals in 5 hours?

Answer It is a bit unusual, but not impossible if the operator (dentist or endodontist) works very quickly and/or we're talking about front teeth and not your back molars. If all teeth are next to ... Read More »

Can root canals cause lymphoma?

On One Hand: Root Canals Do not Cause LymphomaLymphoma is not one of the risks of having a root canal, a type of surgery to remove nerve tissue and bacterial infection. According to Medline Plus, t... Read More »