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It's possible. Or it could be that your ears are making your teeth sore. Go to the dentist and have the area checked or to the doctor and have your ears checked.

A failed upper root canal effected my hearing on that side. Going to neither dentist, neurologist, EENT Specialist nor family physician ever proved useful. X-rays, MRI and CAT Scan showed nothing. Hearing tests showed some hearing loss due to ringing/buzzing in the ear which began in conjunction with the root canal. Only temporarily, after use of antibiotics, the ringing went away but returned a week later and nothing has helped since. I have lived with ear ringing for 15 years and I am certain the root canal was the cause.

shown for people that have root canals over time have a lower white blood cell count than a person with more teeth.

Yes, having a root canal can cause hearing loss; I wonder if Rush L. ever connected his nine to ten root canals, for cosmetic purposes, to his hearing loss? Read Tooth Truth by Frank Jerome, Dentist. The truth will set you free.

There is no studied or researched direct effect.

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Can a failed root canal be fixed?

Yes, it must be redone.

What is apico?

Short for apicotomy. This is performing root canal surgery which had failed previously.

Should you use an antibiotic to get rid of bad taste in your mouth due to failed root canal?

Since a failed root canal may result in an infection, you should consult your dentist rather than trying to diagnose and treat yourself. Even if you do need an antibiotic, it matters which antibiotic you use, and some are available only by prescription. Furthermore, the failed root canal should be repaired.

Can a root canal procedure affect another t tooth?


How do you treat an abscessed tooth?

An abscessed tooth can be treated with a root canal and a crown, or with an apicoectomy (if the root canal has failed) or with an extraction. Only your dentist can tell you which option is best for your individual situation.

What is the treatment for an infected root canal?

If you get an infection after a root canal, its usually called a "failed" root canal. The dentist may try it again by re-filing the tooth and then repeating the process, or simply go for the more simple (and less complicated) procedure of removing the tooth in its entirely.

If you have had a failed root canal will future root canals be likely to fail?

the best predictor is why you needed a root canal in the first place. if its due to trauma, success is extremely high. if its due to infection, success rates are a little lower. the root anatomy of the tooth also factors into success rate.

How much does a failed root canal job cost?

Call the dentist that did your root canal or any current dentist. When the nerve dies the tooth turns grey. Then the tooth has to be pulled. Depending on where your 'root canal' is, you may need a bridge or implant. This was my experience. Cost would depend on the dentist fee and insurance consideration. Blessings.

Can a root canal infection cause dizzyness ringing ears and head pressure?

I had all of those symptoms except ringing ears after my root canal infection. Dizziness was caused by very high fever though. All of those together don't sound good I would go to your doctor or the emergency room immediatly!

Can a person exercise after a root canal?

Yes you can exercise after a root canal. It will have no interfierence.

Is the Panama Canal close to the root canal?

The Panama Canal is in Panama, about 1600 miles from the southernmost border of the United States.A root canal is a dental procedure, not a canal.

Is a root canal necessary when getting a crown?

No, a root canal is not necessarily required when getting a crown.

Is bananas good for root canal pain?

yes bananas is good for root canal pain

What is the medical code for Root canal Anterior?

The medical code for root canal Anterior is D3310.

Can you get dry socket from a root canal?

No. By definition, a 'dry socket' is a painful condition that occurs following a tooth extraction, not a root canal. That is not to say that you cannot have pain following a root canal. You can, particularly if the tooth was acutely infected at the time of the root canal, or if the root canal is incomplete. You should consult with the dentist who performed the procedure and follow his/her recommendations.

I have a root canal but want to take out the root canal?

Im not sure of the question but sounds like the doctor already removed the inerts of the tooth and placed a filling into the root. That is what a root canal therapy is. If you want to remove the root canal filling material and replace it with a more biocompatible material there are dentist that do that.

Do you need a root canal if your jaw hurts?

There are many reasons your jaw could hurt that do not require a root canal. The only way you can know if you need a root canal is to be examined by a dentist.

What is the alternative to a root canal?

The only alternative to performing a root canal procedure is to extract the diseased tooth.

How much is a baby root canal?

A lot, opt for extraction instead of root canal if its on a babies tooth.

Does a root canal increase the chances of losing a tooth?

No . . . the root canal procedure is intended to save the tooth.

Is a root canal surgery?

Yes, Root Canal or RCT is a treatment or Surgery. Root canal treatment is designed to eliminate bacteria from the infected root canal, prevent reinfection of the tooth and save the natural tooth. When one undergoes a root canal, the inflamed or infected pulp is removed and the inside of the tooth is carefully cleaned and disinfected, then filled and sealed. For more information, visit- dublinendodontics(dot)com

Can a failed root canal be fixed once there is a post?

Often a surgical procedure (apicoectomy) can be performed, which removes the infected area. The procedure can weaken the remainder of the tooth.

I had to have a second root canal on the same tooth because the first one failed Shouldn't I get a partial rebate from the 1st dentist?

Unless you can demonstrate that the first dentist was somehow negligent or incompetent, no, you should not expect a rebate. Root canal therapy is not guaranteed. These procedures can and do fail through no one's fault.

Do you get stitches when you get a root canal?


Why would a tooth that has had a root canal be hurting?

It is possible that the root canal is failing. If the root canal was completed very recently, it is possible that there is an accessory canal that was missed during the initial treatment. Remember, a root canal procedure is a last ditch effort to save a tooth that would otherwise be lost. Sometimes root canals fail for no known reason. See your dentist and follow his/her instructions.