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I let a cavity go way too far, and it's causing a lot of pain. What should I do?

The obvious answer is go to the dentist, I know. But I have an appointment soon, and I just want to limit the amount of pain around the area until then. What do you recommend?...

What are the signs of a failed root canal?

How can I identify that a root canal treatment has failed? Are there any symptoms to look out for?

Can a tooth affected by cavities be saved?

My tooth has been affected by cavities. Can my tooth be saved, or will I need to have it pulled?

Is my tooth infection spreading?

I had nerve pain and tooth sensitivity on the last tooth on the bottom right side. However, now I feel like even the tooth before that is having a similar sensation. Could it...

Can a root canal have prolonged recovery?

I underwent a root canal about 6 months back, however I have still not completely recovered from it. Does the recovery sometimes take this long?

What can be the risks involved in an endodontic surgery?

Are there any risks involved in an endodontic surgery, specifically a root-end resection? I am also a diabetic and I just want to weigh all the risks before giving permission...

How successful is an apicoectomy?

I have been advised to undergo apicoectomy to save my tooth. How successful are these treatments? Should I instead consider getting an implant?

What does endodontic retreatment involve?

I recently read about an endodontic re-treatment procedure after my mom is scheduled to get it done. What does this treatment involve?

One of my front teeth just chipped. How will this be fixed?

I accidentally bit a bone and I just noticed that my tooth towards the side is chipped. What will be the procedure to fix it?

I have a cracked tooth. Does this expose me to an infection?

While eating a pizza yesterday, my tooth cracked. Can this expose me to an infection immediately?

I am bleeding after 6 hours of my tooth extraction. What should I do?

I underwent a tooth extraction procedure and after about 6 hours of the treatment, I am having some bleeding and pain in my gums. What is wrong with me? Will I be fine?

Is a root canal treatment permanent?

If I get a root canal treatment done today, will it be permanent or are there chances that it can recur on the same tooth again?

How often should I get my teeth cleaned from a dentist?

I have heard that periodic cleaning and checkups from a dentist can help in delaying tooth problems like root canals. How often should I get my teeth cleaned from a dentist?

Endodontists and root canals?

I was referred to an endodontist for a root canal. Previously it had been done in my dentist's office. Does this mean it's worse this time? What's the difference?

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