Could DMD do root canals?
A DMD is the same as a DDS - it just depends where you went to school. Since both degrees are dentists...YES, a DMD can do root canals. The specific specialist that does root canals is an endodontist, but general dentists can do them as well. ...
What causes calcified root canals?
Calcified root canals are primarily a result of aging. The older a person gets, the more the dentin seems to grow into the pulp chambers of the teeth, eventually blocking the canals completely. This complicates root canal therapy because access to the infected root is difficult, sometimes even impossible. ...
How painful is a root canal on a scale of 1 to 10?
Pain depends on the severity of the infection, the depth of the root canal, the "skill" of the dentist, and your pain threshold. There's lots of factors in a root canal which can increase/decrease pain. I've personally had three root canals. At some points during, it is not comfortable at all. I've never felt pain during any of my root canals, probably because of the anasthetic which is used. In my last root canal I had a small ache afterwards for two...
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Can you have another root canal done on a tooth that's had a root canal done on it years ago?
Yes! Root canals like any other restoration are not permanent. You can still get infections in the root canals which will mean you will need that area retreated with another root canal. Usually you are sent to a specialist to get this procedure done. ...
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What do endodontists do?
They perform root canal treatments. Which is a procedure done for the pulp chamber and root canals of the tooth.In this procedure;tooth chamber and canals are disinfected from bacteria and cleaned from infection and filled with special filling designed for the root canals. القنوات الجذرية نوفمبر This procedure can be done by the general dentist too.However, Endodontists are capable of doing advance cases and retreatments. ...
Is it normal for a root canal to discolor a tooth?
Yes, teeth that have root canals frequently turn dark over time.
What is the specialty name for a dentist who specializes in root canals?
Endodontist It's an endodontist.
Will Root canal treatment be painful?
answer from http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Does_a_root_canal_hurt I can only speak from my experience but I had a root canal done on a molar 2 years ago and it was easier than a lot of fillings I've had done. Honestly I was more bored than anything since the appt takes awhile. I was really nervous going in since there is such a stigma around root canals but I swear it was one of my easiest dental experiences, except maybe on the wallet :) They can hurt,...
How painful are root canals?
They aren't that bad, get them to numb you first and you should be okay. I lost a tooth before and had to have one, then they whitened it and its been about 4 years, cant tell the difference between it and other teeth at all, and its my middle bottom tooth. ...
Is a dentist as qualified to do a root canal as an endodontist?
Yes, legally all general dentists are qualified to do root canals. But, IMO not as qualified as an endodontist who has gone through 2-3 years of additional training in the specialty and does ONLY root canals all day rather than once/week. I would only let an endodontist do my root canal and similarly (but more serious) I would only let a heart surgeon do my bypass surgery. == == All Dentists are qualified to do root canals. ...
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What type of dentist are there?
There are many types of dentists-general dentist that do fillings,extractions,root canals,crowns,bridges,dentures.pedodontist deal with children only.oral surgeon deals with extractions and some implants endodontists specialize in root canals. ...
Do root canals hurt?
Well Root Canals. i got one done recently. And i thought it hurt. but i am only young. that quite did hurt. you can feel it somtimes around the nerves.So yeah............................................................................................................=] even though i did have freezing:P itinkineedmo freesin ...
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What kind of dentist do I need to find that can perform dental services like root canals?
Any dentist that has a dental office and currently works will give you services such as root canals. If they cannot deal with your probably individually, they can recommend you to a dentist that can. ...
What is cost range for a magnetic dental permanent appliance overdenture not implants maintaining 4 eye teeth with root canals Is this even logical for an 86 year old woman Thank you for any info?
An 86-year old does not need to risk the complications of root canals unless there is a very painful abscess, in my opinion. As for the magnetic dental applicance, I would forgo it and keep the real, although diseased teeth, unless they are causing severe pain. ...
Can you go to the er for a root canal?
No. The ER will only give you a prescription for an antibiotic or extract the tooth. Root canals are time-consuming elective procedures that are not appropriate for the ER setting. Besides that, most ER physicians are not trained in root canal procedures, and the ER is not equipped to perform root canals. You need to go to a dentist office. ...
Should children have root canals?
If our childrens teeth fall out (the baby teeth) should they have to get root canals? Is the dentist pulling our leg telling us they have to have one? What do you think? Anyone? Dentists? Anyone out there with similar experiences? Thank You and Have A Blessed Day ...