My son aged 8 years for the past three months complaining of acute back teeth pain.Recently i consulted a dentist who checked and told that back teeth is looking black and having cavity and gave some analgesics now please guide/advice me how to treat it
Firstly we need to know if these are the milk or permanent teeth that are carious. Pain killers are a short term solution. the teeth will need fillings and/or RCT to treat them... share the Xrays of the same if possible.
Hi,since he is 8 years it's a mixed dentition period if u r saying back tooth can't judge if it is milk tooth or permanent tooth, please upload the xray through librate or atleast what doc has prescribed, based on that we can guide. if it's a Permanent tooth it can restored with diff treatment modalities and if milk tooth if it's grossly destructed then extract and give space maintainers but whatever without complete history difficult to guide
If at all certain amount of tooth structure is left & infection is not that much, we can do Root canal treatment & save the tooth.
You can send the Xray if possible.
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Dear, If cavity is too deep that it has reached to pulp chamber than you have to plan for pulpectomy or if is is on to the borderline at pulp than go for pulpotomy to the related tooth but avoid extractions
No need to worry u can go for pulpotomy or gic restoration depending on the extent of the cavity which can be identified from x-ray. in these 2 procedures the tooth is not extracted. ur son will be relieved from pain
Better to go for root canal it's called pulpectomy. In dental terminology.
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