By rj - United States
Today, I went to the dentist after 24 hours of severe tooth pain. They did an emergency root canal. After the anesthesia wore off, within minutes, the pain returned only worse than before. Called the dentist, I had to return, only to find they had done the root canal on the wrong tooth. FML
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  ImaginaryFoe  |  0

Why sue? If OP was in such extreme pain, it is possible that more than one tooth needed a root canal. The dentist probably took care of the one that seemed more serious but the procedure aggravated the other nerve.

Sounds plausible, right? It may have even happened that way. Unless you have a solid case, stay out of court. OP, floss FFS.

  ImaginaryFoe  |  0

The dentist didn't say it was the wrong tooth, OP did. OP might just have meant not the tooth causing the pain.

I had a similar problem once and the dentist performed the root canal. The only problem was the tooth with the root canal wasn't the source of the pain.