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College Point, NY
A 55-year-old female asked:

had root canal done,completed last week,today had temp crown put in,had some needles in gum around tooth & now notice small swelling in cheek, normal?

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Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Possibly : The slight swelling my be due to the dentist manipulating your tissue during treatment. See how behaves over the next 24 hours. If it resolves, then don't worry about it. If it worsens during this time, then return to your dentist ASAP to have it evaluated.

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Last updated Dec 20, 2017

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