Q: I had a root canal done 14 years ago on my front tooth (#9) and now the crown is loose and the tooth has an infection and a small abscess. My dentist says I need another root canal. How is that possible if the root has already been removed? My second question is, why
How is a second root canal possible, if there is no root and no pain?
Category: Related Procedures
Q: I had root canal long ago in a tooth. Just had an implant done next to that tooth. The root canal-ed tooth has a cavity. Could I feel pain from this tooth though there is no root, or is the pain caused by the recent implant? A: Normally, we would need an x ray
Can a Tooth Still Cause a Throbbing Dull Pain after a Crown and Root Canal Which Also is Causing Difficulty Swallowing?
Q: In March 2013 I had a large filling replaced with a crown. By September 2013 I have had a root canal in the same tooth, additional filling added to the back of the tooth to try to prevent a food trap, yet the tooth still throbs. Additionally, I’m having trouble swallowing. My dentist has
Q: I had a crown a root canal and crown placed on #14. I have had complications due to an abscess caused by an unsuccessful root canal. I was told by two dentists that I would need an apexectomy and a new crown which will cost over $2000. Apparently, there is no guarantee it will
Q: I have quite a few teeth broken down to the gum line and I know they have to come out. I know that they all have to be extracted. After extraction what do I need to do? A: As a Periodontist, we evaluate all teeth to see if they are worth saving. We evaluate