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Root canal or implant which is better?

November 20, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Dentists often face the dilemma of whether to recommend a root canal - or go with a dental implant. But new research shows one may be better than the other.Researchers at the University of Alabama found that implants require more follow up treatment than root canals.

They also found root canals had less post operative complications.

Experts stress: every effort should be made to save the natural tooth, if possible.


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