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My dentist has advised me to go for a root canal. He also gave me 2 choices: 1. In one sitting thru some motor (the expensive one) 2. In 3-4 sittings (the traditional one) If time is not the issue...which 1 should I go for ?
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Dr. Sahil Gagnani
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The doctor has given you two options for root canal,  both can give you optimal results if done by experienced hands.  So the choice is entirely yours. Recent researches shows better results with motorized root canals. Regarding the number of sittings,  it does not depend upon whether by manual or motorized rather it depends upon the amount of infection. So the decision of number of sittings leave on your doctor. Hope this solves your doubt.
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Go for motorized root canal if money is not an issue.
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Leave the decision of number of sittings on dentist.
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Dr. Sanket Sheth
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Please see an endodontist ( root canal treatment specialist) in your area for better outcome of your tooth. Motor driven root canal gives far better prognosis than manual. Think wise and decide for yourself
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Dr. N Srinivas
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Hello..you can go with rotary root canal treatment which is used now a days.If infection persists it may take more than one appointment to finish root canal treatment.
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Dr. Babita Sangwan
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Hi make sure whether root canal is really required , if required than go for the rotary one..it can be done in one or probably 2 sittings depending on the tooth condition. But go for rotary one.
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Dr. Suman Makam
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Hello, As a root canal specialist,my advise is if you can afford the Rotary Root canal procedure you should opt for that as it is better for long term prognosis. Regards DR SUMAN MAKAM DENTAL ARTS BANGALORE JAYANAGAR
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Dr. Anil Kumar Jain
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Hello there.  I can understand your concern.  Its upto you to decide . If price is not an issue, then go for one sitting. If time is not an issue go for the other choice. The whole decision is yours to take. There is nothing we can do in it. Best regards. Dr. Anil kumar jain. Bangalore.
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Dr. Prakash Haldar
Dentist 32 yrs exp Kolkata
Traditional procedure is obsolete now a days.Every RCT is being carried out by using endomorph& apex locater.it might required 2 sittings also.
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Dr. Gaurav Bandil
Dentist 8 yrs exp Ghaziabad
Prefer rotary root canal treatment if you need root canal treatment
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Dr. Rahul Prakash
Dentist 12 yrs exp Ranchi
In my opinion u should go for the motorised one as with better technology the treatment quality increase.
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