Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is done to save a tooth that is severely decayed or infected. In this procedure, nerves and blood vessels present in the pulp of the tooth are removed, and the pulp chamber is filled with a biocompatible material.

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Please suggest a way to correct my teeth problem.

Query: Hi doctor, I would like to know the ways to fix my teeth and make them better. Please explain.  Read Full »


Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentist, Endodontist, Pedodontist, Periodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Kindly ask your question in detail with your exact problem, so that I can answer your doubts to my best. Revert back with more details to a dentist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dentist  Read Full »

How to treat the infected tooth present with pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have a lot of pain on my right side upper and lower jaw. I have a wisdom tooth on the upper jaw. Before two days, the tooth directly below the wisdom tooth got broken, and it is causing pain. I am scared of going to the dentist. What can I do now? Please help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Muzaffer Hussain Parray

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have an infection in the pulp in the lower right last tooth. It has caries, and there is an inflamed tissue present around it. In the case of partially erupting upper tooth, you can...  Read Full »

Re-treatment with root canal vs. extraction. Which is better?

Query: Hi doctor, I have infection on tooth number 14. I have been thinking about extraction versus retreatment. It is an 11 years old root canal treated tooth. A crown was placed on it 2 years ago. After that, once in a while it happened to become sore. Two months ago, another crown was placed on my low...  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Menon

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for sending across the x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity). One of the roots has a huge abscess. The reason is that, it is only half filled. Half of the infected pulp is still inside. This actually can be retreated. But, it might require more ...  Read Full »

How long does the pain last after root canal treatment?

Query: 10 Months since root canal procedure but still feel tingling sensation and soreness when biting foods? It has been improving bit by bit but very slowly. Is there a chance for it to heal up completely or should I consider extraction? Thank you guys.  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello Sir , Welcome to ICLINIQ This is your Dentist - I went through your query Sir , Am very sorry for the discomfort . As a Specialist am here to help you. Sir , 10 months are more than enough period for just a Root canal to heal. As I do Root canals very frequent , the paitient must be relieved...  Read Full »

Is it necessary to get a chipped root canal treated tooth patched?

Query: I was eating popcorn and I felt something weird happened. I noticed that I had chipped a piece of my tooth's filling out. The nerve of this tooth has already been taken out and it has a filling going down to the root, but should I get it patched up anyway? Please take a look at the picture.  Read Full »


Dr. Mousam Chattopadhyay

Dentist, Endodontist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to ICLINIQ This is your Dentist - I went through your query and the attached Image. Am very sorry for the inconvenience caused. As a Specialist am here to help you. Nothing to worry , Its a minor chip off might be due to accidental chewing of hard food. No fillings needed . As you...  Read Full »

Why is the root canal treatment necessary for a broken tooth?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to get braces and a cap for my broken tooth. Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Pallavi Srivastava

Dentist, Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Oral Implantologist, Periodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. First, you go for root canal treatment and cap (crown) for your broken teeth and then go for orthodontic wires, and brackets (braces) for your all the teeth as the alingment of your teeth are not proper. So for alinging them properly, you need to go for braces it will...  Read Full »

What causes constant pulsatile tooth pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I have constant pain in my front tooth (11). I have not had any trauma to it as of I aware and I take good care of my teeth. I do not have gum disease. There may be a tiny bit of gum recession due to over brushing. The ache is constant. I do not get any pain from cold or hot food or drink...  Read Full »


Dr. Prerna Jain

Dentist, Orthodontist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The tooth pain you are experiencing is indicative of pulpitis that is there is inflammation of the living part of your tooth. It may or may not be irreversible. It would be clearer if you could answer a few more questions. When did the pain start? How long has it been? Ho...  Read Full »

How to treat my tooth cavity without root canal treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a tooth cavity. Does it require root canal treatment?  Read Full »


Dr. Shipra Chaudhary

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Do you have pain in your tooth?  Read Full »

Should I go to the emergency room if I have a dental abscess but no pain?

Query: Hello doctor, Should I go to the emergency room if I have a dental abscess but no pain?  Read Full »


Dr. Himayoon Majeed Mir

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query and I can understand your concern during these prevailing situation. If you do not have any problem going to the dental office I suggest you bring your appointment closer. Get in contact with your dentist. But if you do not wish to visi...  Read Full »

Why do I feel pain in the entire lower jaw post wisdom tooth extraction?

Query: Hi doctor, Exactly a week back, I had my lower wisdom tooth extracted along with root canal on the adjacent tooth. I am having pain even after a week. But the pain is confined to the lower front tooth. Is this possible? Sometimes, I feel like there is a pain in my entire lower jaw. The pain is not ...  Read Full »


Dr. Beryl Fredrick

Dentist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Healing after wisdom tooth extraction takes three to five days. But if the tooth was quite challenging to remove, it will take a few extra days to heal. Pain after extraction is quite normal. However, the intensity of pain comes down ev...  Read Full »

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