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Necessity of Root Canal

01/05/2009

Question:

The endodontist says that my tooth is "probably" dead, but has scheduled me for a root canal anyway. If the nerve is dead, shouldn`t I go straight to extraction?

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Response by:

Melissa McCartney Drum, DDS, MS Melissa McCartney Drum, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Endodontics
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University