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Root Canals

Unfinished root canal

02/09/2009

Question:

What`s safe to eat after an unfinished and left open root canal?

Answer:

There really isn't any "safe" food. If you eat food with an open root canal, it is highly likely that food particles will become lodged in the open space. This is why most of the time endodontists do not leave the root canal open.

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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