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I saw the dentist today and he found two cavities. One is a
I saw the dentist today and he found two cavities. One is a complex cavity and he said it may end up worse case needing de-vitalization, is that a root canal?Can you explain how he will know whether i… read more
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I had a root canal 3 years ago, had extreme pain, went to an
I had a root canal 3 years ago, had extreme pain, went to an endocrinologist, he found that I had a fourth root, he re-did the root canal. Everything was fine until a few days ago, when the pain retur… read more
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Dr. Behere
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Master's Degree
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I have had 2 root canals on my top teeth. I now have pain
I have had 2 root canals on my top teeth. I now have pain radiating from one of the already treated teeth to the same tooth on the bottom. … read more
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I recently had an x-ray on my teeth. I am due to have work
Hi,I recently had an x-ray on my teeth. I am due to have work done on wednesday. I am hoping to confirm that the work stated is needed. The dentist has stated thet 4 filings are needed, but more impro… read more
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Dr. Katz
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Doctoral Degree
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My husband has severe pain in his right bottom molar. The
My husband has severe pain in his right bottom molar. The severity comes & goes. It is sensitive to heat but not cold. His dentist can not find anything wrong & neither did the specialist. The is a cr… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I met with a Dentist last week in NYC and she said that I
I met with a Dentist last week in NYC and she said that I urgently need a root canal. I wanted to get a second opinion if possible … read more
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Drew Moore DDS MS
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Certificate of Military Education
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I had a root canal done in Aug 2017, was having tooth pain
I had a root canal done in Aug 2017, was having tooth pain after that. Had been using Ambesol and Oral B gel while waiting to see the dentist, which was in Oct. 2017. Had a X-ray done she did not see … read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
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I have had intermittent pain in a molar for over a year. It
I have had intermittent pain in a molar for over a year. It has a 15 year old significant ceramic top (not sure what it is called)- it isn't capped.I thought that the pain was due to a badly fitting n… read more
Dr. Katz
Dr. Katz
Dentist / Anesthesiologist
Doctoral Degree
5,191 satisfied customers
Last July I was having extreme sensitivity to hot and cold
Last July I was having extreme sensitivity to hot and cold food. I thought it felt like lower molar. X-rays showed abscess on upper molar. They sent me to endo, who took X-rays as well, saw abscess an… read more
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Root Canal Doctor
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I am having a similar experience to the one this patient
I am having a similar experience to the one this patient had. My antibiotic has been changed and the tooth surface modified. I am still experiencing throbbing pain at day 4. I never expected this as t… read more
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Dr. Peel
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Doctoral Degree
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In November/December I went to dentist for routine checkup.
In November/December I went to dentist for routine checkup. Dentist said that one of my teeth needed a root canal in order to save that tooth because the tooth was dying. There was no pain at all at t… read more
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Dr. Katz
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I had my teeth exrayed during cleaning and was advised that
I had my teeth exrayed during cleaning and was advised that I need a root canal. I have no pain in this tooth, but he advised the procidure very soon. What if I delayed this until minor pain is felt?… read more
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Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
5,852 satisfied customers
About 3 weeks ago, the side of my lower second molar broke
About 3 weeks ago, the side of my lower second molar broke away down to the gumline. It had an old silver amalgam filling that lasted for almost 30 years. My dentist said that since that side of the t… read more
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Jasleen Bagga
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I have a tooth that hurts in the bottom front. I went to the
I have a tooth that hurts in the bottom front. I went to the dentist 2 weeks ago to make sure that everything is okay. The x-rays showed that everything was okay. The tooth feels tight. Is there anyth… read more
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Dr. Alex
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Doctoral Degree
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How can a dentist tell if a root canal is needed? My x-ray
How can a dentist tell if a root canal is needed? My x-ray was normal. I have no pain concerning the tooth, but I do have pain up near my sinues which my family doctor thought was a sinus infection an… read more
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Dr. Cliff
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Doctoral Degree
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I had a root canal on my eye tooth about 10 years ago. A
Hi. I had a root canal on my eye tooth about 10 years ago. A small cavity started to form on the side of the tooth near the gum line a couple of months ago. I didn't make a dentist appointment at firs… read more
Julian Chen
Julian Chen
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Doctoral Degree
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Thank you for considering my question. I am a teeth clencher
Hello, thank you for considering my question. I am a teeth clencher and grinder in my sleep. I just had a checkup and xrays last week. I do have an incisor, top=next to center left tooth, that feels s… read more
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Dr. Alex
Dentist
Doctoral Degree
1,607 satisfied customers
About 2 months ago I chipped a bottom tooth and had it and
About 2 months ago I chipped a bottom tooth and had it and the one behind it repaired and had crowns put on. I have always had trouble getting numb, but this time the dentist after 6-7 shots was unabl… read more
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