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Root canal started ?

Just had a root canal started 7 weeks ago but could not complete due to covid & dentist shut,  now tooth is tender to touch or to eat with in last couple of days .. any ideas what might be ??
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The nerve and pulp of the tooth are removed, and the interior is cleaned and sealed during a  root canal operation. Without treatment, the tissue around the tooth may get infected, resulting in an abscess.
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