Successful Treatments from Conservative Dentistry!
The patient came to us for a second opinion because another dentist told him he requires a root canal therapy and a crown on tooth #14. The tooth has large existing silver filling (amalgam) and a large recurrent tooth decay underneath the filling. The other dentist isn't wrong to suggest a root canal therapy in this case because the decay is very close to the nerve. However, the patient couldn't afford the large treatments at the moment but still wishes to save the tooth. The patient and we discussed some options and we suggested to remove the decay and see if we can save the ...