Is it good for a 7 year old to get a root canal?

Answer It depends if it's a primary or permanent tooth. I mean, it's not good for anyone to get a root canal, but if it needs to be done, it needs to be done. You don't want the infection to spread. A roo... 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.

If you had a root canal done 11 months ago with only a temporary filling and you now have braces can you still have the root canal finished?

Answer usually. Answer The braces will not effect the root canal therapy, which should be completed ASAP. Temporary fillings are just that - temporary. They can break down and begin to leak after a... Read More »

If you've had an enlarged lymph node under your jaw for a year after a root canal should you do something about it?

Answer Are you sure it is a "lymph node" or is it perhaps an impacted salivary gland? Both are common after dental work on the lower jaw. A quick visit to the ENT will put your fears to rest. Overw... Read More »

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 »