Endodontics Questions

Does over filling the tooth after a root canal cause inflammation and pain

I had a root canal in May. I went to the dentist to fill my tooth and he filled my tooth too much according to my endodontist, she has it on an x Ray that the endodontist took. Now I am on antibiotics

Why am I having pain after nerve removal?

had 1st part of root canal on upper molar where nerve was removed. last night got waves of intense pain that felt like nerve pain. how can this be if nerve was removed?

Root canal treatment for irreversible pulpitis (Answered)

I have been recommended for root canal treatment, for my front tooth because or irreversible pulpitis. But I have heard tht tooth may get discoloured after root canal treatment. One dentist asked me for zyconium filling after RTC and told me that it...

Who Do I listen to: Endodontic or Oral Surgeon

Chicago wants to know: Tooth 20 is acting up. Last year, 2014, tooth 19 was pulled because it was too decayed and an old too. I am 77 years old. I saw many dentist inquiring about three teeth, 15, 19, and 20. The endodontic specialist advised...

Can a tooth abscess be cured via antibiotic injection in situ? I want to avoid tooth extraction. (Answered)

Hi, I will have my upper left premolar extracted tomorrow due to an abscess. I was wondering why an antibiotic cannot be injected on the site and treat the infection around the root instead of removing the tooth. I will be left with a huge gap...

Need direction re pain above tooth having had RC

I had a RC (upper central incisor) done in the early 80s and have recently (last 15 years) experienced pain when eating/drinking hot liquids. I avoided them and the symptoms largely vanished. However, more recently (last 2 years), I have pain on...

Have had root canal on teeth 8 and 7. still infection and gum boils every few months and pain. (Answered)

I have had root canals on teeth 8 and 7. This was a two years back on the one tooth and an year and a half on the other about...They want to retreat these teeth, and on the x-ray, the area surrounding these two teeth is black..., I have not really...

Discomfort on cheek root canal

I have a bridge upper left rear. I had discomfort and couldn\'t touch my cheek bone or around my eye. I would have a sharp nerve like shooting pain down to my upper teeth on left. went to the dentist and he told me that I had an infection. he gave...

Two of my teeth are slightly discolored.

So 5 years ago i was hit in the face with a baseball. 2 of my teeth are now slightly discolored. I did some research and know I need a root canal but my question is will it restore my teeth's natural color because i don't want a crown. Also during...

Root Canal? Pain on Left Side of Mouth

I have a question I hope you can help me with. I recently went to see my dentist because I had pain on the the left side of my mouth. It was pretty much my whole left side, top and bottom. It was very similar pain I had the year before on the...

will my root canal hurt worst

I have a a back molar tooth. That broke as in the middle is gone. This happened over a year ago and I never had any pain. Well it finally started hurting 4 days ago and I went to the dentist today. He said it needs a root canal. I am absolutely...

Do i have Strep Throat from Filling? (Answered)

I got a filling a month ago. It began hurting immediately. I was told by a different dentist that we should just replace the filling. I have been waiting for that upcoming appt. I am now in extreme pain (throbbing, sore throat, ear ache, cold...

Wisdom Tooth in Sinus Cavity

I had 3 of my 4 wisdom teeth removed in August of 2012, ( he left one in because the oral surgeon thought it would be beneficial to remove the tooth in front that needed a root canal in hopes that the wisdom tooth would move down in it's place)...

Sever pain in my LFT UPPER AND LOWE MOLERS

THE RELATION BETWEEN A PATIENT COMPLAINING OF TMD PAIN AFTER A DENTAL WORK LIKE RCT OR OTHER DENTAL TREATMENTS DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PROLIFERATION VIEWS USING CT AND XRAY HOW IMPORTANT IS THE EXAMINATION DONE ON A PATIENT BY A DENTIST WHO SAYS THAT...

Damage to pulp from heat from dental drill (Answered)

My orthodontist removed my invisalign attachment with a high speed handpiece and my tooth got really hot/burned. Does this mean my pulp was damaged and I will need a root canal? How long will I know if this procedure affected my tooth - could it be...