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As you asked ,there is no matter which treatment is better,it is the invovement of decay or infected pulp and periapical infection of tooth which decides the treatment of tooth.
If the decay is extended only till dentin of tooth,restoration is sufficient.
If the decay has progressed into pulp and periapical tissue,get root canal treatment done.
A thorough clinical and x-ray evaluation will help to rule out the Treatment plan.
Please get further check up by your dentist.
aLways maintain good oral hygiene.
Prevention is better than cure.
Get dental check-up in every 6 months.
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Thanks for writing to us.
If there is pulp involvement then RCT is recommended otherwise restoration is sufficient.
first get an x-ray done to see the pulpal involvement.
visit the dentist and plan your treatment accordingly.
Hope this helps you.
Wishing you good health...
Well you cant compare the two forms of treatment as both have their specific indications. Generally if a tooth can not be saved by simple filling then it has to be treated by RCT..... so it has to be decided by your dentist which treatment modality is best for you!
filling and rct are different levels of treatment. cavity which cant be filled by filling will go for rct in which the damaged pulp tissue is totally removed and filled with artificial material. it cant be compared to decide which is best. take care!
friend both the treatment modalities are best but which has to be carried out on your tooth thats totally depends on the tooth condition,i just tell you the symptoms so that you yourself can decide the treatment modality you should go for,if you have cold sensitivity to a particular tooth then only filling can be done and if you have sensitivity to hot then the only option is go for the rct,pay a visit to a dentist who can only judge corelating x-ray with clinical observation.
Thanks and wish you a good health
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rct is done when the infection surpasses the pulp of the tooth,, while filling is done when the infection is in enamel,dentin,, ie in the hard structure. if teeth pains on touching or on grinding ,then due to infection below teeth rct is advised most of times. hope you are cleared.
HI, root canal treatment and filling are two different procedures which are carried out depending upon the extent of tooth decay. You dentist will decide the treatment plan after taking an X ray of the decayed tooth whether a filling will suffice (initial stages) or a RCT has to be carried out (deeper cavities). Take care!
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