Is a baby root canal (pulpotomy) recommended for a front tooth?

Answer YES, you should go the pulpotomy route because having a missing tooth in front will do 2 things - make your son look like a Jack O' Lantern and delay eruption of the permanent front tooth. I disagr... Read More »

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How do you find a good endodontic if you need an apicoectomy apical surgery on tooth number 4 and that tooth has had a root canal plus you had the root canal re-done and the gum is sore?

Answer To find a good endodontist, it's best to consult your dentist and he or she can refer you.

How long do you have to wait after a root canal before you can brush that tooth if it is your front tooth?

Usually on the evening on the day after the procedure.

Root canal on front tooth?

I have a root canal on the same tooth and it looks completely natural and the procedure didn't hurt at all. and I still have no pain in that tooth. don't be scared (:

Should a 5-year-old have a root canal done on a baby tooth that he will lose eventually?

Answer Okay, both answers below are somewhat correct. If the nerve is still alive, pulp treatment (some people call it a baby root canal) is the treatment of choice. (see answer directly below) ... Read More »