Pain 9 months after root canal.


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Hi

I had root canal on a back molar 9 months ago and still have pain and sensitivity. I had pain in this tooth for years prior to having the root canal performed. I’m starting to think the root canal has failed would I be right in thinking this?

My dentist said it could take months for the pain to settle down.
 
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honestdoc

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With molars, there may be anatomic features/extra canals that even the most experienced specialist can miss. 9 months is too long. If the dentist that did your root canal is an endodontist (root canal specialist), go back and get proper follow up. If your dentist is not, then get a referral to one for evaluation. The last resort is to extract it.
 

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