Can a new crown tooth that hits against another tooth cause you to need a root canal?
No. But a tooth that needed a crown probably had a lot of decay. Sometimes it's very close to the nerve and doesn't heal itself and ends up needing a root canal. This is by no fault, just the way the tooth reacted.
Your teeth shouldn't be hitting each other in a bothersome fashion. If they are, the bite needs to be adjusted by the dentist polishing down the areas that are too "high." This is a very simple short procedure.
An improper bite can cause pain that might be mistaken for the pain of a nerve dying in a tooth. I don't know if it can cause actual damage.
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Could a crowned tooth that never had a root canal but is sensitive to touch and pressure from chewing and has no visible signs of infection need a root canal?
Answer . Absolutely, and I've got a brand new root canal to prove it. Pain and sensitivity to hot/cold under a crown typically means further decay under the crown, leadin…g to inflammation in the canals. Now, it could also mean some of the cement has worn away and air is getting under there or that somehow some food has becom impacted under the crown. Only a dentist can tell you for sure.\n. \nTwo pieces of advice: Don't let it wait. I can tell you that if it is a root canal problem, the pain can become literally unbearable if you let it go too long. And don't worry too much about root canals; there isn't a baby bigger than me when it comes to the dentist, and while the procedure is no walk in the park, it'll correct the problem and eliminate the pain. Good luck.
Answer . It is very unlikely that a cleaning would cause a root canal. I would tend to answer a simple No.
Answer . A tooth can be mildly sore two months after root canal therapy, because of the stress that the tooth has undergone.. If the pain is more severe, it would be good …to check it with a dentist, because the crown might need more adjustments, or there might be still some infection remained from the root canal.
If you have had a root canal and the tooth that was removed still hurts, it is probably because the entire root wasn't removed or the drilling was not packed tightly enough. I…f that happens, another root canal must be performed and the tooth re-packed to prevent infection. A tooth infection left uncared for is potentially life-threatening if the infection spreads and should not be taken lightly. Another possibility to look into is displaced pain. Sometimes the body gets confused and pain from an infection or problem in one area can be felt in another part of the body.
Answer 1 . After examination and x-ray films, your dentist will let you know if you are a good candidate for a root canal. Depending on your age, health status, etc. Most l…ikely happens when the nerve of the tooth is decaying or becomes infected. you will be on antibiotics for a while until the infection clears. Then depending on above mentioned, it may take a few visits to complete the procedure. The first visit will be the touchiest of most. I'm not going to lie to you, it is painful even with anesthetic. However, after the main root is out, some teeth have several roots and canals. The next 2 or 3 visits should go well. Be patient with the appointments this procedure cannot be rushed.. Answer 2 A different Opinion . I am 66 and all my life have heard "horror" stories about the pain associated with Root Canal procedures.. About 5 years ago I had to have one in a molar, and I am here to tell you that there was NO more pain involved than occurs during the injection of the local anesthetic!!!!!. After the local anesthetic "wore off," there was no actual pain, only about 24 hours of a sensation of "pressure."I have since discussed this with a couple of dentists and have been told that most of the rumors of extreme pain with root canals is exaggeration.
it is better to have a crown made ... because after the RCT tooth becomes brittle so if heavy force is applied durin chewing or chewing anything hard it might cause fracture o…f the tooth
Yes if it leaks or wasn't done properly. Somewhere in the world there is the worlds worst dentist and someone has an appointment with him Monday morning.
Wait until you are totally off pain killers and antibiotics to make sure there is no pain/discomfort. Dont hurry anything, my dentist did and I had to redo the root canal and …finally extract the tooth. Its almost 40 days now and my treatment is still on... :-(
The reason why we dentist recommend for a crown to be placed in a root canal treated tooth is because the tooth tends to get fragile or more brittle after the treatment, as a …lot of portion of the crown is lost during the procedure and as it cannot withstand masticatory force which is applied to a tooth during the process of chewing and tearing food and in case of the anterior tooth it is not esthetically acceptable also so we advise a patient to get a crown placed after a root canal treatment
Do you need x-ray if you already have a root canal but your tooth broke and all you need would be cleaning in the tooth all i need would be crown?
You may not need the x-ray, but your dentist may need the x-ray to make a correct diagnosis and properly treat the tooth. Follow your dentist's recommendations and let him/h…er do what they do to fix your tooth.
Yes, but it should not have to be redone if they got it all the first time.
root canal treatment is the treatment of choice for the exposure of pulp and if there is pain . it can cause the swelling of the gums and in severe cases the enlargement of th…e lymph nodes. ( but it is not very common.)
yes it can
you go directly through the PBM/ crown it is later filled with a temporary material or a composite resin is placed back on it.
You will need to go to the dentist asap!! Get sum antibotics and he will refer you to a specialist endo doctor
I had a root canal done on a front tooth about 8 years ago. I never had a crown put on and it is fine. I buy the whitning gel off of ebay with the trays. Very reasonable price…. Your tooth may discolor but the whitning gel takes care of that. Don't believe others including a dentist when they tell you that you MUST have a crown put on a front tooth after a root canal. No you don't. Some dentists will tell you you do and others you don't. Do what is best for you. The best for me was to keep my natural tooth. They will also tell you the tooth will weaken and must have a crown. A front tooth does not get that much pressure like a molar does. That is why they can crown it with a porcelain crown which is not as strong but nicer color and looks more like natural enamel. Also some will tell you that you can not whiten a tooth that has had a root canal and it must be internally bleached. I fell for that one and spent all kinds of money having that done plus they have to drill a new hole in the back of the tooth each time it's done. It only lasted for me about 2 1/2 yrs. Then a dentist told me I just externally whiten it. SHE WAS RIGHT and that's how I have done it ever sense. It's your choice NOT theirs. That's the thing to remember.