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21 Jan 2006

howzit, I have this tooth that aches a lot
Howzit, I have this wisdom tooth that aches a lot if i chew on it but not otherwise. The dentist can't find any decay even with x-rays. He says next time it bugs me a lot he will pull it out rather then do a root canal treatment, because it has a very large filling that was put there in childhood and which has been repaired twice.i don't care- it can go, but why is its root upset?
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dental expert

01 Jan 0001

I don't understand why the dentist won't do the root treatment. The fact that the filling has been replaced twice and is painfull is the reason why a root canal should be performed. My advice would be to do the root canal now.
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