Treatment is either a root canal or extraction of the dead tooth
The best they could do, he said was to wait and see if this now dead tooth
would work itself out enough at some point so that it could be safely pulled.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists say they have made an epoch-making advancement towards the next big treatment revolution in dentistry - the era in which root canal therapy brings diseased teeth back to life, rather than leaving a "non-vital" or dead tooth
in the mouth.
USM researchers aimed to address this issue with NanoSeal Plus, which has a similar structure to the tooth and actively seals the small gaps within the dead tooth
, reducing the chances of a future infection.
Harry explains: "If there is a dead tooth
, I would still have to do root treatment, but I might offer hepar sulph to deal with the infection.
So some holistic practitioners prefer to just pull the dead tooth