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Old 01-14-2009, 08:38 PM   #26
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shoot.. gonna get wisdom teeth pulled soon
heard its not too bad. Im getting mine pulled this summer

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Old 01-14-2009, 08:52 PM   #27
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I have 6 wisdom tooth, I don't consider myself lucky.
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Old 01-14-2009, 11:38 PM   #28
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Root canal if possible. Extraction only as a last resort, not because of the pain (it's painless) but becasue of the horrible feeling of not having a tooth anymore.

I had a root canal AND a extraction done last year - at the same time. Wisdom extraction and Molar root canal.

Honestly, the pain of the cavity was far worse than the operation. The worst part of the operation was the inital anaesthetic needle, which wasn't even that bad.

Now, the WORST pain I've ever experienced in my entire life - so bad it literally made me cry - was after a root canal, when the freezing wore off. There was a huge amount of PUSS building up in my jaw around that molar, and it felt like I had a ZIT ready to pop right on my gums, except it wasn't on the surface, it was DEEP under my gums. The specialist (Amir Ajar - best dentist in Vancouver, IMHO) actually had to CUT my gums and drain the puss. That was unbelievably fucking painful. Pray it never happens to you.
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Old 01-14-2009, 11:43 PM   #29
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I have 6 wisdom tooth, I don't consider myself lucky.
WOW. Im so lucky to be pulling 2 out only. =)
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Old 01-14-2009, 11:51 PM   #30
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i have one looming in the future, not sure when (chipped my teeth big time and the trauma will probably lead to a root canal - just temps now) and im scared sh*tless
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Old 01-15-2009, 12:01 AM   #31
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Old 01-15-2009, 12:08 AM   #32
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i had a root canal done on a tooth, then a year later, another root canal on the same tooth... lol. its been fine ever since, they will put a crown on your tooth, it feels real enough. lol.

root canals i find interesting, you don't feel a thing, your sitting there for a good hour and a bit or the full 2 and a bit hours if you do both things in one sitting. depending on how many roots you have, i was lucky, i had 3 geeze (sarcasm, that's the most on a tooth). all you see is the dentist doing their thing, im not gonna tell you what, but its interesting and you don't feel it at all. your ass gets numb for sure, bring some music of your liking to down away the sounds.

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Old 01-15-2009, 12:24 AM   #33
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Old 01-15-2009, 08:57 AM   #34
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root canal. but you have to keep that area very clean afterwards or it's just gonna be a waste.
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Old 01-18-2009, 11:00 PM   #35
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Yup, keep it clean and cap it. Root canal is a waste of time and money if not capped.
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Old 01-19-2009, 12:13 AM   #36
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It blows my mind that people try to save money on health related stuff.
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ive had 3 root canals (has a nasty bike accident) and they're not bad at all.. unless you have a seriously low tolerance for any amount of pressure and drilling noises.
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Old 01-26-2009, 02:33 PM   #39
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Old 01-26-2009, 06:35 PM   #40
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heard its not too bad. Im getting mine pulled this summer
Sorry, but it does. I'm sitting on my couch right now with about 10lbs of gauze in my mouth after having all four of mine pulled out. Mind you they were brutal, and had to have all four cut into pieces and pulled out a piece at a time. And that was with an oral surgeon doing it, ended up costing about ~ 1500 before my insurance kicked in.
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Old 01-26-2009, 09:04 PM   #41, where our google ads make absolutely no sense!
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I had a root canal with no freezing and that was basically the most painful day of my life but normally they are okay...long and uncomfortable but at least you'll save the tooth.

Plus, when they look at your x-ray after, your little crown and metal roots look like the machines from war of the worlds
why didn't you have any freezing? and just FYI the roots are not "metal", the canals are filled with a material that is just radioopaque
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