U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > San Antonio
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 07-08-2009, 11:46 PM
 
Location: San Antonio
3 posts, read 12,824 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

I was told by my dentist that I need a root canal and crown for a molar. I've never experienced either of these. My dentist plans to do the work himself. I don't know if I should see an endodontist instead? Please share your experiences. Also, were you prescribed any antibiotics? Any local references would greatly be appreciated.

Last edited by Seinfeld Fan; 07-09-2009 at 12:10 AM.. Reason: add another question
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-08-2009, 11:53 PM
 
Location: SoCal-So Proud!
4,263 posts, read 10,030,468 times
Reputation: 1551
Youch...that's no fun. My dentist is in San Diego...he takes care of root canals, restorations etc.....If you're comfortable with your dentist, just stick with him/her.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-09-2009, 12:21 AM
 
Location: South Side
3,770 posts, read 7,573,791 times
Reputation: 2867
you would see the endodontist if the root canal was more complex than the gen dds was able to handle. if its a simple root canal and crown then stick with ure regular dds, but if he or she has told you its not, then check out an endodontist.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-09-2009, 10:17 AM
 
Location: Mid South Central TX
3,216 posts, read 7,833,075 times
Reputation: 2260
My husband has terrible teeth...crowns, root canals, implants, you name it! He prefers to get his RC, etc., from his periodontist, who also does his scaling and planing (intensive, deep under the gum cleaning).

(Kent Hamilton, offices in the Medical center and STone Oak-210-496-5603)

FWIW, we have usually found that when a specialist, such as an endodontist or periodontist does his work, it is actually a bit cheaper.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-09-2009, 12:45 PM
 
Location: McLean, VA
790 posts, read 1,704,011 times
Reputation: 556
I agree -- go to the endodontist (or other specialist) to get this done. They do these all the time and will be able to handle any specific problems that may arise.
Rate this post positively Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Texas > San Antonio
View detailed profiles of:

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:29 PM.

© 2005-2021, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top