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BooBooMyKy
01-09-2009, 08:25 PM
how long to they usually take?

Tutones
01-09-2009, 08:32 PM
Longer than you want them to!

BooBooMyKy
01-09-2009, 08:33 PM
Longer than you want them to!

ha! no really now....how long? one hour....two hours....three? what...?

sereenie
01-09-2009, 08:45 PM
1 hour I think . By the time they freeze you or w.e they are doing

Andre
01-09-2009, 08:53 PM
Had 3 of them.
About 20-30 minutes.
/then there's a follow up.

verotik66
01-09-2009, 09:09 PM
most dentists book you in for an hour, freeze you up, take an xray, poke and prod you till it hurts freeze you up more and get to work and then send you on your way. i would recommend not watching as the long curly needles make their way into your tooth.

Andre
01-09-2009, 09:23 PM
again, had 3 of them
Takes slightly longer than a filling

/if this isn't your regular dentist, probably longer

lynys
01-09-2009, 09:42 PM
I had one when I was a teen. It took about half an hour at best. My dentist had started to fill it in before he realized I needed the root canal. When he started to drill the cavity, it started to pus. It was all gross. So, mine was a two visit trip as I had to get rid of infection before he could finish.

Andre
01-09-2009, 09:49 PM
lynys
You have/had a good dentist

verotik66
01-09-2009, 11:34 PM
i've even had a three visit root canal lol,

now in the process of getting dental implants, not fun i just had a bone implant has to heal up for 4 months then the posts go in and heal up another 3 months then the teeth go in lol

nightingale
01-10-2009, 05:13 AM
i've even had a three visit root canal lol,

now in the process of getting dental implants, not fun i just had a bone implant has to heal up for 4 months then the posts go in and heal up another 3 months then the teeth go in lol

This has always had me curious. Where are these teeth going? I hope it works out well for you! I would never want dentures, so this sounds like a great alternative! Let us know how it goes - good luck@

Sweet Little Sister
01-10-2009, 11:33 AM
mine took three visits
the worst part of it was the dental dam they put across your mouth so crap doesn't go down your throat i guess..my jaw hurt from holding my mouth open so wide for so long.

Andre
01-10-2009, 11:37 AM
Mine took 3 visits when covered by insurance. Two if I was paying out of pocket.
Nor sure what a "dental dam" is, but I think I'm glad I missed it.

lynys
01-10-2009, 12:16 PM
lynys
You have/had a good dentist

Nope. My dentist was a hack. I am going to need my fillings all re-done in the near future. He kinda made me leery about going to see another dentist. (I still have not gone since asking quite a number of months back lol)

Tutones
01-10-2009, 01:31 PM
ha! no really now....how long? one hour....two hours....three? what...?


Sorry, I had just finished reading RB's Soonet Review thread and it had me in cheeky state of mind...

:tonguem:

BooBooMyKy
01-11-2009, 10:31 AM
Sorry, I had just finished reading RB's Soonet Review thread and it had me in cheeky state of mind...

:tonguem:

ha! lol! its o.k., the problem was that my dauhter broke her front tooth at a birthday party earlier this summer, we spent three hours in the walk in clinic for them to finaly call the dentist on call(it was a sunday)they re- attached the her tooth but they were not sure if she was going to need a root canal later because the root was exposed for such a long time. well she needed to get the root canal after all, but it took 2 1/2 hours and its only a temporary filling...we need to go back! everyone said it should only take like an hour, so it that normal?

Lollypop
01-11-2009, 11:33 AM
I have only had 1 root canal on my back molar, it took 2 visits, around an hour each one.

Sweet Little Sister
01-11-2009, 11:50 AM
my visits were booked for an hour each time. sounds like the standard..