Oral Health

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Posted by: Coral | 2011-08-30

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Root Canal

My dentist performed root canal. However he said the roots are too short to perform proper root canal (what does this mean), so he was going to do trial root canal before extracting the tooth and I was to see how it went. I was pain free for a month and thereafter have continued to have a dull pain ever since. I have been reluctant to go back because I know the tooth will have to come out. Why can’ t a crown be put in? What else can be done?

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Oral health expert

a crown cannot be placed if the tooth is symptomatic (Painful),
I'm not sure what a trial root canal is.
Not all root canal treatments are successful. Without seeing x-rays, it is difficult to advise on other options.

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Posted by: dental expert | 2011-08-30

a crown cannot be placed if the tooth is symptomatic (Painful),
I'm not sure what a trial root canal is.
Not all root canal treatments are successful. Without seeing x-rays, it is difficult to advise on other options.

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