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Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Root Canal Failure – What Are The Options?

Bob recently asked this question about a root canal failure. Hi, I just had a root canal because of extreme sensitivity to hot and cold on a tooth that also hurt when I chewed and flossed (it had multiple fillings ...

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Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

Pain During Filling – A Reader’s Question

‘Alan’ asks: “Hi, I hope you can help. While having fillings I feel quite a lot of pain, it is like someone holding an ice cube on an open nerve creating a shooting pain (like when an icecream touches a ...

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Dental Implants Problems – What Can Go Wrong?

Dental Implants Problems – What Can Go Wrong?

As with any treatment, dental implants problems can and do develop sometimes. But before we discuss these problems, it is important to note that in general, implants have a very high success rate. Developing complications with the treatment is therefore ...

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Wisdom Teeth – Dry Socket and Other Possible Complications

Wisdom Teeth – Dry Socket and Other Possible Complications

There are several possible complications that can arise after having a wisdom tooth removed. A common problem after the extraction of wisdom teeth is dry socket - a very painful condition that develops when a blood clot does not form properly at ...

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Advice On Pain After Root Canal and Other Possible Complications

Advice On Pain After Root Canal and Other Possible Complications

So, you’ve just had root canal and the tooth is still causing pain?! What’s going on??? In the first few days after root canal treatment (also termed RCT or endodontics), it is quite normal to experience some pain. Any pain should be ...

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Six Possible Problems After Getting A Filling

Six Possible Problems After Getting A Filling

After a filling has been placed, there are a few ‘teething’ problems that might occur in the short-term.  There are also problems that might occur in the longer term. Tooth pain after filling placement is a common problem, but there are ...

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Dry Socket and Other Complications After Tooth Extraction

Dry Socket and Other Complications After Tooth Extraction

Post-tooth extraction dry socket occurs after about 5% of tooth extractions. It is a very painful condition that develops when a blood clot does not form properly at the tooth extraction site, or when the clot is lost too early. Thus the ...

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