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Thursday, April 24, 2014
Failed root canal
can a failed root canal be caused by a gum desease
Generally, in most cases in which a root canal treatment needs to be revised or redone, gum disease is not the cause. However, there are certain situations in which periodontal (gum and bone) disease can play a role.
Melissa McCartney Drum, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Endodontics
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University