A 34-year-old female asked:
just had a root canal done, when done he put a temp filling in said that the cavity was bigger then he thought, 5pm , 11pm its throbbing so bad normal?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gary Sandler answered
53 years experience Dentistry
Pain after RCT: Pain following RCT is not uncommon. We normally prescribe an appropriate pain medication to deal with such circumstances to be used if OTC medication such as Advil, Motrin or Aleve (naproxen) is insufficient. If it's not better by the morning, call your dentist for advice.
Answered on Jul 28, 2014
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