Generally, no. However, it's advisable to use a fluoride containing toothpaste to decrease the incidence of dental decay. We recommend our patients use what tastes good to them as long as it contains fluoride. For some patients with sensitive teeth, we may recommend a specific toothpaste to alleviate sensitivity.
Known for most people as: ROOT CANAL “Endo” is the Greek word for “inside” and “odont” is Greek for “tooth.” Endodontic treatment or Root Canal, treats the inside of the tooth. Root canal treatment is one type of endodontic treatment.
New trauma, deep decay, or a loose, cracked or broken filling can cause new infection in your tooth. In some cases, the dentist may discover additional very narrow or curved canals that could not be treated during the initial procedure.
No. While most teeth which have had root canal treatments do need crowns to strengthen the teeth and to return the teeth to normal form and function, not every tooth needing a crown also needs to have a root canal.
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