Patient Comments: Root Canal - Describe Your Experience

Was this comment helpful? It's been 1 week and he still complains of soreness. The pain does not keep him up at night, but when he is awake he complains. We took him to the dentist and he asked us to downplay it. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.medicinenet.com/root_canal/patient-comments-303-page2.htm












Understanding root canals



This is not always the case, though. That tooth may still be susceptible to an infection. Inadequate Root Canal The goal of root canal therapy is to completely clean the inflamed or infected tissue from the root and then totally seal the space to the tip of the root. But debris left in the end of the canal can harbor bacteria that may cause an infection. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.livestrong.com/article/142943-abscessed-tooth-years-after-root-canal-crown/





Mighty root canal saves lion's life



If the infection in the tooth is not taken care of fairly soon, the infection can become larger, sometimes spreading through the bone and gums. This can develop into a swelling and possibly an abscess. It is therefore very important to visit your dentist regularly in order to make sure you do not have any cavities, and if you do, to get them filled before they progress in size, preventing the need to get a root canal and crown in the future. Dr. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.morningjournal.com/general-news/20130725/understanding-root-canals





Life is Heald: A cavity search finds water the root canal of all evil



Dr Tucker said the $2500 procedure involved drilling a 74mm hole into Ngala's right mandibular canine tooth. "We take out the nerve and the blood vessel and just replace it with an inert, root canal cement the same that is done with humans," he said. Untreated, the cracked tooth would have developed an abscess and caused other medical complications leading to Ngala's death. Auckland Zoo senior veterinarian James Chatterton said it took 38 times more anaesthetic to sedate Ngala than would be needed for a household cat. He was also connected to gas throughout the procedure to keep him sedated, restrained with shackles on each leg and watched closely in case he woke early. "We dart him with an anesthetic and once he is sedated we go into the enclosure and make sure that he is fully asleep, then put a tube into his windpipe and then we secure that in place and give him oxygen and anaesthetic gas so he stays asleep." View photos of the procedure below: Gallery The chance of Ngala waking was remote, he said. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11160402&amp





Abscessed Tooth Years After a Root Canal & Crown



One important characteristic of the SimpliFill obturator delivery device is that it features a twist-away removable carrier. With counterclockwise turns, the carrier is separated, leaving the apical plug in the canal. After clinical investigation at The Connecticut and New York Specialty Centers for Oral Care, the LightSpeed LSX Rotary Instrument System and the SimpliFill CarrierFree Obturation system have been found to be completely effective in root canal treatment in companion animals. The system is simple and makes canal preparation easy with fewer instruments. This decreases anesthesia time, which is a major advantage, especially if root canal and crown preparation are linked in a compromised tooth. Glossary of Dental Terms: Attrition Loss of tooth substance as a result of wear or malocclusion contact between the teeth; this can lead to pulp exposure and need for root canal therapy. Lamina Dura The layer of compact boned forming the wall of an alveolus. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.veterinarypracticenews.com/vet-practice-news-columns/dental-edge/root-canal-renaissance-2008.aspx





Root Canal Renaissance, 2008



A decaying tooth can cause various infections and diseases in the mouth, and proper treatment needs to done if an individual doesnt want to permanently lose their tooth. In an effort of helping their valued patients treat an infected or decaying and damaged tooth, American Dental Care in Hershey is pleased to announce they are now offering their services for root canal therapy this fall 2013 season. Without regular checkups at the dentist, a cavity could be too large that the only way to save the tooth from falling out is to perform a root canal. The procedure requires the numbing of the gums and an anesthetic is then injected into the gums to effectively numb the teeth and surrounding tissue. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/american-dental-care-in-hershey-now-offering-root-canal-therapy-this-fall-388304.htm





American Dental Care in Hershey Now Offering Root Canal Therapy This Fall



(If my eternal ticket is punched with a northbound destination, Ill take it up with her then.) You know how little kids have to be reminded to brush their teeth before they go to bed? Particularly ones who drink a lot of soda? Well, unfortunately, what we have here is your textbook Catch-22. The whole reason Little Kevin is drinking all the soda in the first place is because he cant stand the water that smells like feet. No one disputes that Little Kevin really needs to brush his teeth. Not only because he drinks all the soda, but because his particular strand of halitosis has been known to kill small trees. For the original version including any supplementary images or video, visit http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2013/nov/20/life-is-heald-a-cavity-search-finds-water-the-of/