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I have fluorosis from birth. I had gap in right molar teeth, So I did filling before 6 months. For the past 3 days I am getting heavy pain in the filling side, Dentist said the filling is broken and by X-Ray it's seen Filling is very near to pulp, So you have to do Root Canal Treatment and put Ceramic Cap. Can I directly remove this filling and put Ceramic Cap or I must undergo RCT and then only should put Cap? Dentist said after RCT, Cap is must since teeth is brittle, for that I can directly put the Cap which prevents physical contact to the teeth na? Please give your elaborate clear answers. Thank you.

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I have fluorosis from birth. I had gap in right molar tee...
Root canal treatment depends on distance between pulp n injury or infection. If infection or caries approching to pulp than we can try to prevent root canal treatment by doing indirect pulp caping (ipc) at intial stage. But if infection or injury approched to pulp or very close to pulp than we will have to go for rct n capping over it. These two condition can be diagnose by xray n clinical sympoms.
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I have fluorosis from birth. I had gap in right molar tee...
you have to undergo rct if the filling is close to pulp and causing pain. it is due to inflammed pulp.
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I have fluorosis from birth. I had gap in right molar tee...
You need root canal treatment if the cavity is near pulp. Then only you can get a cap.
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