Oral Health

Posted by: Marty | 2009/06/24


Root Cannal Pls help

Hi Doc

I have been for a root canal over 3 sessions and say after week or so the there is still pain on that tooth I called the dentist and was told that the best she can do and recommended Antibiotics and if that fails she can then just remove the tooth. My point is when I had the TEMP filling after the root canal I had no pain what so ever it was in for 2 weeks , Its only when she put in the permanent sliver filling i started to experience all this pain. Is it because the of sliver filling or should she have put in normal white filling. I just feel that sliver is a conductor and maybe that’ s why its so sensitive. but she insists its not. Please help don’ t want to lose my tooth

Expert's Reply


Oral health expert

the pain after the permanent filling is not related to the type of filling. if it persists after the antibiotics, get a second opinion to check the root canal treatment done

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