Non-Surgical Root Canal Retreatment
is necessary when bacteria have re-entered the tooth. This is usually due
to decay or untreated canal areas. The patient may experience swelling or
pain in chewing.
The canals are refilled with gutta-percha and the opening is sealed with a temporary filling.
The tooth is restored by your dentist within a couple of weeks. If your existing crown can be saved, then you will need to have it repaired. If you do not have a crown, it will probably be recommended.
With time, the bone will
heal where the bacteria was removed.
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