Will the dentist put me to sleep to do a root canal or a filling?

Answer I have had several root canals and lots of fillings. The dentist gives you a hot of makes the entire are completely can't feel anything. the needle they use is so thin th... Read More »

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Dentist put in glass ionomer filling after root canal treatment, do I need to change to composite?

You should be fine for a while, but glass ionomer does tend to wear away much more quickly than other filling materials. The main concern is that the root canals of your tooth will be re-exposed t... Read More »

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 your tooth is broken will the dentist pull it fill it or do a root canal?

Answer Probably glue back on the other half, possible a root canal. Or he could put a false half on it. -OK first of all we NEVER "glue back on" the other half. If it is a small "chip" most likely... Read More »

How can you 'regrow' the root nerve and pulp of a tooth after a reckless dentist has removed them in preparation for an unnecessary root canal?

The nerve can not regenerate in a tooth, instead what is left of it will eventually die. You would be better off having the root canal treatment completed and if it is a back tooth you NEED a crown... Read More »