What should I do with a chipped root canal tooth?

Answer If you chipped it by just eating a slim jim then it means the tooth is becoming brittle from the root canal.A root canal basically kills the tooth. Probably best thing to do would be to have the de... 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.

Should a tooth crack after a root canal?

No. A properly completed root canal should look exactly like a normal tooth from the outside (except where the drilling was filled), but should not crack. As to sensation, the nerve has been remove... Read More »

I had a root canal wednesday morning and my tooth is sore to pressure or biting should i be concerned?

No need to be alarm yet.The area can be sensitive for days after the surgery. However, if that persists for a week, it is time to see your dentist to check on the area - it might hint complications... Read More »

After reviewing your x-ray of a tooth that had root canal 10 years ago an infection was discovered can this infection be treated with antibiotics as opposed to pulling the tooth?

AnswerIt's possible, but the infection will most likely come back again. There is no telling when, but it will. A week, two years, no way to tell.- You can also see an endodontist for a retreatment... Read More »