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Can a Root Canal Cause a Gaseous Odor?

11/18/2009

Question:

i had a root canal on Nov.3 two day later I`ve been experiencing gaseous odor.

Answer:

Hopefully by now you are feeling better. I'm not quite sure what you are describing, but a gaseous odor should not be related to root canal treatment. I would speak with your dentist/endodontist and/or physician regarding your concern.

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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