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is a root canal considered oral surgery

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
Root Canal: Root canal done 2 months ago and still nervous about it? After root canal the tooth is dead and the dentist can put porcelain over it making it more ... Read More
Dr. Gregori Kurtzman
35 years experience Dentistry
Hypersentivity: Define hypersentive nerves? If your feeling a sensation after removal of a lower 3rd molar this may indicate trauma to the nerve and should be address ... Read More
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Dr. Randolph Todd
44 years experience Endodontics
Proper evaluation: The first step in treating hypersensitivity is to determine if the condition is reversible or irreversible. Reversible conditions can be treated with ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Plitt
20 years experience Dentistry
NSAIDS: Nsaids like Ibuprofen and Naproxen can be very effective for dental pain.
Dr. Theodore Ritota
9 years experience Dentistry
Antibiotics&pain med: This should be handled by the treating dr. Sounds like you should be on both an antibiotic and an analgesic (pain) medication. Sometimes the build ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Frank
34 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Anti-inflammatory: Over the counter anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen are very effective. Be sure to check with your doctor before taking this if you are on medicat ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mchugh
Specializes in Dentistry
Swelling reduction : Swelling is to be expected. It's unfortunate, but not uncommon. Application of ice ( 15 minutes on, 15 minutes off ) for 72 hours is a reasonable way ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Gorup
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ice it: Ice would be natural solution. Call the oral surgeon for recommended solution.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Natural or best?: 1. Nsaids such as advil, motrin, aleve (naproxen) or what your doctor prescribes. 2. Ice on and off every 15 minutes first 24 hours only. Once it swe ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be OK.: A five day course of Prednisone should not result in significant suppression of the adrenal gland functionality. You should be OK for this oral surge ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
42 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Call your surgeon: Postoperative swelling will usually reach its peak by the third day after surgery. Losing a stitch should not pose a problem. If your swelling has n ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
This : This is more of a legal question and should be posted in the legal forum of this website. That being said, endodontic files infrequently separate in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Lidocaine: Lidocaine is the most common agent. Probably articaine second.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manami Yamaguchi
25 years experience Dentistry
You'll get numb: You should not feel much of anything, as you will be anesthetized for the treatment. Sometimes, badly infected nerves are slow to get numb, and could ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Most likely: Root canal surgery is done because of bacteria destroying tissue. This has to be cleaned out.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Davis
36 years experience Dentistry
Root Canal: After i send my patients to a endodontist for their root canal they come back and say how easy it was and they are happy it really did not hurt. With ... Read More

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