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Root canal without pain

How can I need a root canal if I’ve never had any pain in my tooth? My dentist said that my tooth is infected and needs a root canal and a crown. I’ve never felt any pain in the area at all. That tooth is a little darker than the others, but that is it. Mason L- West Virginia, Mason, It is possible you had hit that tooth many years […]

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Cosmetic Emergency

Is a veneer falling off considered a dental emergency? I feel it is, but my dental office said that it is only a cosmetic issue and they can’t fit me in for five days. Even then, they may not have a permanent veneer ready, but can make a temporary one. Janice U. – Indiana Janice, A dentist who does a lot of cosmetic work, would understand the nature of a […]

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