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Root canal should not make any difference. Pulling molars includes pulling the roots of those molars.
Fillings make no difference either. The entire molars are being pulled, so the fillings are removed too. The only thing you could ask about is what the dentist plans to do to prevent pieces of the molar and/or the filling from falling down your throat and being swallowed.
In general, you would feel more safe if the dentist makes an X ray first. That shows him how your roots are situated. Some teeth have a split root, some have a single root, and there are variations between individuals, so it cannot always be predicted whether a certain molar will have a single or a split (“V type”) root. Also, a root may either go straight up or down into the jawbone, or be bent sideways.
Pulling a tooth with a single root that goes straight up or down into the jawbone is simple. Pulling a tooth with a forked root and/or with a root that’s bent sideways can be much more difficult and may involve crushing the tooth and root to crumbs and then removing those crumbs.
If the dentist knows beforehand what the roots look like, he may be able to prevent this crushing by pulling according to the curvature of the root. This makes the operation faster, and the wound will heal more easily.
I would prefer a dentist who takes a look first using an X ray to a dentist whose attitude is “well, we’ll see what happens along the way”.
By the way, the X ray photograph may be old, because the roots don’t change position, form, or orientation. So if your previous dentist ever gave you a copy of an X ray, or if you can request such a copy now, there’s no need to be X rayed again.