Pulp extirpation is a part of root canal treatment where the infected pulp is removed, and the inner portion of the tooth is cleaned. Inert material is placed in the root canal after cleaning. Then the root canal is sealed, and a crown is placed over the tooth.
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Query: Hi doctor, I recently had an extirpation of pulp as an emergency on one of my teeth. On my treatment plan, it says my next phase to be done is root canal preparation. How long can I wait to get that done? If I wait any longer, will I lose the tooth? It has been roughly six weeks now since the emerge... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Routinely, the root canal treatment has three steps in total. First it is pulp extirpation and then it is root canal preparation and the last is root canal filling. Since you have mentioned that pulp removal was done under emergency, there are more chances of remnants o... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have a filling in my tooth of some metal (14 years have passed). I had flu and sore throat a few days back. So, I used Augmentin and another tablet of Actifit-P replacement. After three to four days, my toothache started and now if I chew anything, my teeth feel painful. That filled... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, I would like to tell you that consult your nearby endodontist to rule out the reason for pain clinically and radiographically. If the pain would be due to secondary decay below the restoration and deep to the pulp, then you will have to undergo a root cana... Read Full »