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I had a root canal last Friday. It was a redo of a ten year
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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Six months ago i had an apico done on my front tooth. To
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My right lower molar had a refill that was resting on the pulp the dentist took it off and proceeded to do a root canal last week friday 4th january 2013 ever since the pain on that tooth had not stop… read more
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Help!!!!! I had a root canal 2 weeks ago. I was given antibotics (4 times per day for 10 days) 40 prescription strength ib, and loratab for pain. I went back to my dentist after one week because the d… read more
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Hi, I had a tooth on the top, 5th from the center back. I think my dentist called it #4. Anyways the last couple of months it hurt occassionaly when chewing nuts, or seed on bread. We agreed to watch … read more
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