When is a root canal needed on a tooth?

Answer The need for a root canal can be indicated by intense pain in the gums or by no pain at all. If a tooth has a history of causing pain or if it has significant swelling of the gums surrounding it, t... 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.

Is my tooth dying and do i need a Root Canal my tooth is changing colour, its going darker?

You probably have a necrotic tooth (the tissue –pulp- has died and that is why it doesn’t hurt). This is a consequence of the trauma that your tooth suffered, and that is also why it’s turnin... Read More »

Can a new crown tooth that hits against another tooth cause you to need a root canal?

%REPLIES% Answer No. But a tooth that needed a crown probably had a lot of decay. Sometimes it's very close to the nerve and doesn't heal itself and ends up needing a root canal. This is by no f... Read More »

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.