Can a tooth perform it’s own root canal?

I just went to the dentist because I had fallen and hit my teeth hard. From the X-ray they determined that the nerves in my front two incisors were dead. There was no visible root in either tooth. He didn’t prescribe any treatment because he said the tooth had performed it’s “own root canal”. Is that possible? Should I got back and talk about doing a root canal? There is a little sensitivity in one of the teeth but it’s not debilitating. Should I just wait until the tooth is infected to treat it? I just need some answers. Thanks!

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Answer: Manifestations of root disease

By Dr. Monica Smith

As indicated by the dental specialists, tooth torment is the most widely recognized side effect of root disease. The agony can be mellow or extreme. That relies upon the degree of contamination. The agony can increment during the day or when gnawing utilizing the tooth. A few patients with root contamination experience tooth affectability to hot or cold fluids and nourishments. The gums can show manifestations of root channel disease as well. The gums will get delicate and swollen close to the contaminated zone. In the event that you experience any of these side effects, place an ice pack on the jaw. That will help with lessening the agony. You should then contact or visit a dental specialist at the most punctual chance. The dentist in dracut, MA have the right stuff and hardware to demonstrate if the manifestations are brought about by root contamination. 

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