Are root canals safe while pregnant?

Answer On One Hand: They Are SafeIt is safe for women to have root canals while they are pregnant. Modern x-rays that use a leaded apron and thyroid collar should not place the fetus at risk, according to... Read More »

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Does medicaid pay for root canals partials or crowns when pregnant in the state of Louisiana?

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 »

Do root canals hurt?

Only if you have it done without any painkillers or when you are awake.

Are root canals painful?

On One Hand: Not Painful If Done ProperlyWithout numbing the area, a root canal treatment would be very painful. However, when you go to the dentist or the endodontist, you will get a local anesthe... Read More »