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Is root canal advisable post recovering from tooth infection?

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Dr. Neha Sumra


Practicing since :2011

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Posted on Tue, 13 Sep 2016 in Dental Health
Question: If I get the infection cured in my impacted tooth, do I still need a root canal?
Answered by Dr. Neha Sumra 54 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No, impacted tooth need extraction in case of infection.

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for writing in.

Infection in tooth can never be subsided with just medicines. Rather it requires proper treatment which includes RCT or extraction. In your case, you have mentioned its impacted tooth and RCT is not possible in Impacted tooth, hence its always better to get it extracted if it is causing any trouble.
Please consult your dentist for further treatment plan.

Hope I've answered your query

Wishing you good health

Dr. Neha Sumra

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