Injuries to the mouth can occasionally cause teeth to be pushed back into their sockets. Your endodontist or general dentist may reposition and stabilize your tooth. You’ll likely begin root canal treatment within a few weeks of the injury and a medication, such as calcium hydroxide, will be placed inside the tooth. Eventually your endodontist or dentist will implant a permanent root canal filling.
Sometimes a tooth will only push partially out of the socket. In similar fashion, your endodontist or general dentist may reposition and stabilize your tooth. If the pulp remains healthy, then no other treatment is necessary. You’ll only require root canal treatment If the pulp becomes damaged or infecte