Infected tooth help please?

Around 6 years ago or more, my front left tooth got chipped and was told it was infected by my dentist at the time but never did anything about it. Over time I noticed little hairline cracks happening near my gums and a little browning around that area started to happen. I have been told to get a root canal but never gotten it yet, would that greatly help or would other methods help. I am worried about it getting worse and the look of it since it is my front tooth.

Doctor Answers 1

Front tooth

Hi, thanks for sending your question. Its not possible to give you an accurate status report of your situation without xrays and proper examination. However I strongly encourage you to visit with your provider and him examine the area for best advise and suggestions of treatment.

All the best,

Front tooth

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Hi, thanks for sending your question. Its not possible to give you an accurate status report of your situation without xrays and proper examination. However I strongly encourage you to visit with your provider and him examine the area for best advise and suggestions of treatment.

All the best,

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