I have severe tooth ace since 3 days. Doctor x-ray'ed and suggested root canal or tooth removal, preferred RCT. How long can I safely delay RCT of my aching tooth. As a temporary pain reliever doctor had applied small medicated cotton at the place. Is there really no option other than RCT
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root canal is the safest and most common procedure carried out in all clinics. so don't worry, get it done. Delaying the treatment is only going to worsen your problem. Root canal treatment is preferred over extraction.
No there is no other option of rct. And if you have been told to get rct done then go with it asap. there is no such thing as safe period. if there is large carious defect, remaining tooth may break in a day or week or month. then there will be only option for extraction
There is just no alternative of rct till date, if you not interested to save tooth then extraction is the choice which is could be a very wrong decision in future.
Visit an Good Endodontist will make your job easy.
When ever u get a pain there r only 2 options left away
1.To save the tooth -Root canal therapy (RCT)
2.To remove the tooth- Extraction
Best to save the tooth with RCT so that whole infectious tissue will b removed and followed by Root canal filling.
A tooth comprises of three layers ..... Enamel , Dentin and Pulp ( the innermost).
Once the cavity extends to the pulp we are not left with many options .
The Tooth can either be treated by RCT or extracted.
The delay in treatment is only going to deteriorate the condition and the chances of saving the tooth will only minimise
I would advise you to go for RCT and save the tooth.
Hope my reply helped you.
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