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gum pain after root canal

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Shnayder
15 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not unusual.: This may be related to having a rubber dam or trauma to the local area. You may experience some sloughing of the gum tissue over the next few days, ho ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Jarvis
37 years experience Dentistry
It's ok: When doing a root canal, your dentist places a clamp around your teeth, and sometimes this creates some gum pain for a few days after treatment. They ... Read More
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Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Possible: The white gums and pain could be due to the irrigation solution that is used for the root canal or the clamp that is placed on the tooth to stabilize ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Nerve irritation: Nerve irritation/caries/enamel loss/ consuly orthodontist if symptoms persist.
Dr. Sam Markzar
27 years experience Periodontics
Not routine ... : But few questions I have can get the answer u want ... 1) is the root canal done by endodontist/specialist? Because they, might have used "rubber d ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If the problem is due to a poor bite, then yes, you should be fine. If the problem is due to a recurrent infection or a fractured tooth, then those pr ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Periapical Abscess: If a root canal procedure has been done in the past and it becomes infected again, adjusting crown is a temporary solution. See an endodontist for a r ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Yes: First of all, if you are still in pain you should call the dentist, explain the problem ; ask to be seen. Having said that, if the rct was completed, ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Pain: Pain is never "normal," but sometimes it is to be expected during the healing process. Call your treating Dentist or root canal specialist Endodontist ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jake Richards
12 years experience Dentistry
Clean area: Rinse well with salt water, be sure to brush and floss well there also even if a bit tender. I would rec that you call the provider's office to deter ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gilberto Nunez
18 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
NO: Your gums are not touch for a root canal, the root canal is performed through the center of the tooth.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reena Gupta
19 years experience Dentistry
No doesn't have to: A small cavity can be filled.Depending on the location..Sometimes may need crown..It would only need to have root canal if nerve involved or extracti ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Symptoms: Your symptoms are indicative of inflammation and/infection. The best practitioner to treat your son is the one that knows him best, the one that did t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein
51 years experience Dentistry
New crown: This is difficult to answer without a visual exam. Assuming there is no bone loss due to a gum infection, then the crown could be redone to eliminate ... Read More

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