Failed root canal?? Advice please.

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Emilyjade03

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Hi,

Have a checkup next week to see how my root canal treated front tooth is doing.

I am certain the treatment failed, as I have mild pain now and then, and the lump on my gum.

How likely is it that I will be able to have another root canal? At 22 years old not really willing to lose my front tooth :( What should I be preparing for?
 
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Gordon

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Fairly likely. Options are either to retreat it or retreat plus apicectomy. If it were me, I'd be getting a specialist endodontist to do the retreat though.
 
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