The shiny cap covering my root canal just came off....?

Answer What's left is probably the post. It's weak. It will wear out quickly (few months) if you eat hard stuff and use it frequently. You should chew on the other side. I suggest using a listerine with w... 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 »

Does your insurance pay for braces if you have a root canal or can you even get braces with a root canal?

Answer Yes, you can get braces if you have a root canal. And I wouldn't think it would make a difference to an insurance company either.Not sure if your question is about costs. Two major procedure... Read More »

Is it wrong to have a permanent crown place just after a root canal?

NO, it is not wrong to place a crown immediately after a root canal is finished but it would be best to wait a bit, imho, because not all root canal treatment is 100% successful. Root canals have a... Read More »