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Hello Eric, Main purpose of root canal to save the tooth, especially if the root of the tooth is also involved in dental decay. I dont think i should explain the procedure but the main idea is we can't fill that tooth because of pulpal invovement and filling materials are an irritant to pulp and can't bear masticatory forces . They are also sensitive to thermal changes, and pulp/root is very sensitive to temprature and pain. THANKING YOU sHiBBi
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