• Why is Root Canal Treatment RCT required 16 - Mar - 2009, at 19:54 PM

  • The purpose of root canal is to ultimately proclaim infection free status of the supporting and surrounding structures of the tooth even though the pulp tissue (nerve tissue) has undergone irreversible degenerative changes. It helps to ward off formation of dental periapical abscess (A periapica..

  • Tooth Filling instead of RCT 31 - Mar - 2014, at 20:24 PM - 1

  • Hi, My dear Doctor. One of my upper incissors to the left was exposed but not paining. Contrary to the Dr advice for RCT, I carried out simple filling which lasted for two years without problem,pain & sensitivity. Today, the material has sliped away and the tooth is a bit sensitive to air and water..

  • Toothach during RCT 06 - Mar - 2017, at 08:24 AM - 1

  • Hello Dr. I am going through the RCT for my tooth it is the second last tooth on right upper jaw. 4 visits are done and nerve filling is completed I am facing severe pain in my tooth since 4 days and Dr has suggested to have Ketrol DT when ever ther is pain I have been taking 1 tablet each in mor..

  • Pain in RCT tooth 05 - Jun - 2012, at 23:04 PM - 1

  • My brother got injured with cricket ball at that 1 of his front teeth got broken. We had RCT to that teeth but it is paining now. In a xray it it is found that fracture near to root exist . It is at same level for both the teeth. What are the options we have when we have to save teeth?..

  • Dentist having complication in RCT 17 - Aug - 2011, at 10:31 AM - 1

  • hi, Dear. i have already spoke to my colleague & search from books stiil not getting conclusion. complication felt since last five to sevan cases, after RCT first sitting i do FCOD(formoa cresol & open dressing) then patient dont have pain or any problem even no POP also. but in second sitting w..

  • Tooth Broken but no Pain RCT advised 18 - Sep - 2012, at 02:08 AM - 1

  • Iam 8ys fall down and broken my front tooth, cracked with a ded spot appears at the remaining part. went for a doc next day who filled the tooth back. now i have another doctor say it may be an exposed nerve and need a ECT. but lave no pain since it was broken 10 days back.important to know that i..

  • Pain in the tooth treated by RCT 9 months back 08 - May - 2011, at 19:01 PM - 1

  • I had RCT done in my upper 7 molar on the left side in August 2010. It was a single sitting RCT done for a carious tooth.Post RCT 6 months I was asymptomatic, after which i developed severe pain over the same tooth in Feb 2011-treated with analgesics and antibiotics.Again I have an episode of sever..

  • Pain after RCT failure 06 - Aug - 2012, at 23:32 PM - 1

  • I have had a temporary root canal that had gone bad and am in intense pain. Motrin and topical lidicane offer no releif...

  • Pain After Undergoing RCT 18 - Sep - 2012, at 00:54 AM - 1

  • I am still experiencing a lot of pain associated with my left front tooth. I went to the dentist and they discovered the nerve was dead. Thursday(sept.13th), I had the dead nerve removed. He put in a temporary crown. I do not get the permanent one until November. I am still experiencing a lot..

  • Treatment of Abscess After RCT 31 - Aug - 2012, at 05:08 AM - 1

  • I had a root canal on #19 in 1999. In 2009 I had to go in for re-treatment. Recently it has been hurting and a small swollen abscess emerged and went away on the inside gum. I went to an Endo who said he thought the root was fractured and that it had to be extracted. I then went to the Perio who..

  • Front Teeth RCT 26 - Mar - 2010, at 20:30 PM - 1

  • Hello, I just had a tooth extracted today. my question is the tooth next to it has gotten its gums detached from my other tooth being extracted the detachment is about 1/4 " down the tooth. I can touch it with my tongue and its just a flap of skin now. Will this heal or do I need to go somewhere f..

  • RCT in milk tooth 30 - May - 2012, at 01:00 AM - 1

  • Good morning, The local Dentist has advised that my 6 year old daughter needs root canal treatment. She is still on her milk teeth and I was wondering if there is another treatment as this seems pretty drastic..

  • Problem in Canine Post RCT 25 - Jun - 2012, at 21:33 PM - 1

  • Hello, before more than one year I've feel toothache in my , my canine tooth, doctor said it has a deep decay, she removed it and did put a treatment on the nerve inside. After maybe months, as I be harsh in cleaning it, my cheek started to become green and I did experience pain there, but it went..

  • Crowning after RCT 08 - Jun - 2012, at 23:14 PM - 1

  • How long should you wait after root canal therapy before you have a crown? Also is there an additional charge for a temporary crown if you wait to have the permanent crown? ..

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