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Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Implants

Bridge/root canal

08/22/2007

Question:

A month ago I had a filling applied under a permanent bridge. I had a very slight occasional ache in that area and am now taking antibiotic for one week. Once this makes the ache disappear is it safe to wait and see if the ache recurs before booking a root canal or could more damage be caused in the interim?

Answer:

It will be impossible for me to offer specific advice, since more diagnostic information would be needed for me to give you the proper advise. I suggest asking your dentist.

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Response by:

Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP Julie A Holloway, DDS, MS, FACP
Associate Professor of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University