Endodontics Questions

Is apico surgery the right course of action?

Hello! I had a cold sensitive tooth that bothered me for about a year. We tried MI paste, a topical solution, and than replacing the filling. That helped for a few months, but then the sensitivity returned. I had a root canal in Nov 2012, and...

Filling on back of front tooth after root canal came out.

About 10 years ago, I had an accident and had to have a root canal on one of my upper central incisors. A small hole was drilled on the back and a root canal performed. Then that rubber stuff was put in and then a filling on the back. The filling on...

Root Canal Metal Piece

I just had. Root canal and the dentist infomed me there is a metal peice left in one of the canals. He suggested to ahead with the crown work. I\'m woried. Is this safe

8 weeks of dental pain

This all started in December 2011, i was eating pizza and heard a crack! I then started having sensitivity. Went to my dentist who said I had cracked a filling (tooth #4, top tooth, 3rd from back), and he re-did my filling. I continued to have...

Root canal and crown

Hi, i had a root canal done in August 2011, and have been still having pain on same tooth. So endodontist took x-ray and found there was bacteria in there, so had another root canal to remove that, I am still in throbbing pain and soreness,went...

Shouldn't I be taking anti-biotics?

I started a root canal (due to a possible fx in the tooth) on a molar in November and I have some pain when touch the area (I like to be extra meticulous and using some cloth to go over the teeth to remove the plaque - this is in addition to...

To Pull or Not to Pull (Answered)

Sometime ago, I had a root canal and crown on the tooth 2nd from the back, upper left hand side. About 18 months ago, at a checkup, I mentioned that I had recently experienced a little "pocket" on the side of this tooth (that would pop with...

Infected or not? (Answered)

Is it possible to have a tooth thats infected for "a long time" but not need to be treated with an antibiotic? This dentist claims my friend needs a root canal and a crown(she's on medicaid) and medicaid doesn't cover either. they said she could...

Old root canal (Answered)

On May 2009 I had a root canal done on one of my upper molars in WA. Recently I had a cleaning and X rays, and I was told that in the X rays it seems that root canal did not go to the end and there is a dark spot at the end. They think it is an...

How long do i have to wait until i can play sport after a root canal? (Answered)

hi how long do i have to wait until i can do boxing after a root canal in the tooth beside me two front?

Damaged inferior alveolar nerve during root canal

I had a root canal on a lower molar, not quite a week ago. I had broken the tooth upon chewing two days before, they did xrays and I was told I needed a root canal. I was in the chair for 6 hours, I was told due to the fact that my roots on this...

Do I Need to Take Antibiotics Before A Root Canal? (Answered)

Hello, I found out today that I have to undergo a root canal procedure. My question is this: I have had joint replacement surgery (both knees), and when I have a dental appointment scheduled, I take antibiotics 1 hour prior to my appointment as...

Impressions Before Tooth Preparation? (Answered)

What impression must be taken before tooth preparation? How many impressions are taken during this procedure?

Doctor Deleted Pulp In My teeth? (Answered)

Hello my name is Antony, i have a question. My doctor, deleted my pulp in my teeth, and he steels black, can i remake that? Now i wear a braces.

Dull Pain in Jaw

Today’s date is August 16, 2010 In April of 2010, I had a root canal performed on #19. After having the permanent crown put on in May, I had to have the tooth retreated due to unusual feeling at the cement layer where the crown was seated and also...