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Fixing a broken tooth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
User :   hello, i am from Coimbatore
User :   One of my friend wnats to have hi s broken teen to be fixed at Bangalore
User :   right now it of light brown colour
Doctor :   Broken Tooth to be fixed thats what you mean..
User :   no the tooh portion is 80 % live and only 20 % broken
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   How long back was this and have you preserved the tooth.
User :   what type surgery can make it to look line a normal one
User :   no he does not have the broken part with him, this would have happened some 5 to 7 years ago
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   can the tooth replces altogethe with an artificial one or can the old be restored ?
Doctor :   What measures were taken since then
Doctor :   Have you consulted the Dentist after the tooth fell.
User :   no steps was mde till date, he approached me 2 weeks before to fix some Dr for fixingit.
User :   Mostly not.
Doctor :   To put things in perspective....
Doctor :   If nuthing has been done till date, in all probablity
Doctor :   Your friend will need to get an x-ray done
User :   ok
Doctor :   this might be followed-up with a root canal
Doctor :   where the inner portion of the tooth is cleaned with specialised instruments
User :   ok
Doctor :   This might be followed by a cap on the tooth as the tooth becomes brittle after a root canal and needs a supporting cap to stay intact
User :   Can i take tow more min pl
Doctor :   I am finding it difficult to give you8 advice for a friend's problem as I cannot get specific information from you,...
Doctor :   So I would appreciate it if u ask questions related to your health alone
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   Well, i also got one tooth damageged and Dr that decay has passed to Root canel and I need to undergo root canel and cap, but i don't have any pain on the dameged area
Doctor :   Pain need not be necessarily related to requirement for a root canal
Doctor :   Doesn't work that way
User :   but the decau is very deep,
Doctor :   The diagnosis of dental decay requires an x-ray to be taken
Doctor :   Interpretation of the x-ray is best done by the attending dentist
User :   ok
Doctor :   If your dentist says it is deep and requires a root canal to be done, he/ she might be very right
User :   Thanks for your support and time spent with me, any thing else, will get back to you.
User :   Bye
Doctor :   Please follow treatment plan
Doctor :   Please give us feedback on the services rendered
User :   ok
User :   Nice service and a need one to clarify some of the doubts over chat.
Doctor :   Bye for now..
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