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Posted by: Lisa | 2008/01/22

Q.

Constant abcesses

Hi i always get abcesses in my mouth... i have learnt to live with the pain. What can you advise me to do.. i have reaccurant abcesses in two teeth lately which i have had root canals done .... i seem to live at a dentist....

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

IF YOU CONTINUE TO HAVE ABSCESSES after the root canal treatments then they were unsuccessful. in such cases you have 3 options: redoing the root canal (advised), apicectomy ( a surical option), Extraction
have your dentist discuss all these options with you

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