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Root canal treatment

is root canal treatment dangerous?
Definitely not.. Root canal treatment is done to save your tooth. Root canal therapy is required when the pulp that is the innermost tissue in the tooth is infected. RCT removes that infection. Post a root canal, a tooth is crowned or capped to prevent it from breaking away. Though never...
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I had a dental caries of my lower tooth, i was given antibiotics since i had lot of pain, now the pain is decreased but the doctor says the teeth has been damaged badly and asked me to undergo root canal treatment. Now iam not having pain, is it...
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You had dental caries of your lower tooth which lead to an infection. Antibiotics helps in resolving the infection but if the tooth is not root canal treated the infection will return back. The tooth has to be root canal treated and a crown should be placed over the tooth.
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Hi I met an accident in my college days (5,7 years before) and docotor informed me that you have 4 tooth facture ... till now every thing is fine no pain Nothing ...but from last 2,3 days i start feeling pain in one of my Fracture tooth ... and...
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If you have acute pain in a tooth that too have a history of trauma, generally root canal has to be done. but i suggest get an IOPA done ( x-ray) for that tooth and check for the fracture and infection in that tooth. I advice you that you get your other fractured tooth also checked, they can...
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i am 39. 5ft6. i was treated for a tooth cavity by removing the roots and filling...the filling recently fell out and i got a abcsess..with a large lump on the side of my face . i am currently taking antibiotics for this. i believe it is getting...
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Your tooth seems to be infected. The infection has resulted in swelling. The treatment for the tooth is Root canal treatment or extraction of the tooth under antibiotic coverage. The swelling would subside with the antibiotic coverage and treatment of the tooth.Consult your dentist and obtain...
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Hi, I have a root canal Friday on a front incisor and am very nervous. Can you tell me about the procedure, and more importantly, the pain. No sedation except for what I have ( Xanax and anti- nausea meds)
Hello and thank you for your question.
Root canal procedures are typically painless. We typically will place topical anesthetic on your gums, then numb you with xylocaine or septocaine. Once you are very numb, we place a rubber dam around the tooth to protect it from the surrounding environment...
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Hello, What cautions should i use after root canal treatment? Does smoking effect my tooth?
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Hello There,

Welcome to the forum,

Root canal treatment is a procedure in which the infected pulp tissue is removed, the tooth is completely devitalised, disinfected ans sealed to the apex...
After successful root canal treatment there is absence of pain.
It is...
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My 4 year old daughter has developed cavity (decay) on both side 1st molar teeth- lower side She has been advised root canal treatment My questions Is this safe and right treatment for a 4 year old kid? Is it safe to give local anesthesia to such...
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Thanks for writing to us,
I would like to inform you that root canal treatment for primary molars is indicated when the decay is quite large and widespread.
It is very safe and involves removal of the decayed portion followed by filling the tooth, it may take 3 or more sittings.
In case...
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