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  1. Arti says:

    Occasionally, a tooth will become reinfected, in which case a second root canal, or endodontic re-treatment, is needed. There are many potential causes for this—your crown may be loose, new decay may have formed under the crown, or the tooth could have fractured. Yes, root canals can fail months after treatment or years after treatment. In most cases, a root canal treatment will last a lifetime. Your dentist will advise you if a new crown is needed or the old one can be repaired. In many cases, your endodontist can go through the crown and complete treatment. No, the crown is almost never removed for root canal re-treatment. The most common sign of a failed root canal is pain—this could be only when you eat or bite or a persistent pain that doesn’t go away. Cold compresses and over-the-counter pain relievers can alleviate such discomfort. Cold compresses and over-the-counter

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