My 2-1/2-year-old son has a problem with four teeth (front, above) and doctors are suggesting RCT (root canal treatment). Here are my questions.
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If he is not cooperating then root canal treatment is very difficult for him and he would need to be sedated.
You can delay the treatment by taking antibiotics and paracetamol for a week. This will give relief for some months.
Also, use a good toothpaste to prevent further cavities.
In small children, proper root canal treatment need not be done but a procedure called pulpectomy can be done to give relief for a few years.
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