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Monday, February 20, 2017
Root canal under bridge
I`m having pain with the back tooth under a bridge, can a dentist do a rool canal through the bridge on the tooth without removing bridge?
Yes, a root canal can be done without removing the bridge. They just drill through the restorative material and when the root canal is done, they put a filling in where they drilled, to fill the hole.
Michele P Carr, RDH, MA
Associate Professor of Dental Hygiene
Associate Professor of HS Nursing Quality & Research
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University