A 49-year-old member asked:
does a cheek swell up after a root canal?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Endodontics 44 years experience
Sometimes: If the root canal is necrotic(infected) sometimes a post-op swelling may occur.
This does happen occasionally.
But only in a small% of cases.
Endodontics 38 years experience
Root canal swelling: Your cheek would only swell if you have an infected/abcessed tooth. If your root canal is finnished you should return to the dentist who treated you.
Last updated Apr 25, 2018
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