A 27-year-old female asked:
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had root canal on bottom left last tooth today. dentist took a x-ray after & said it looked great. put temp filling in. i’m experiencing pain & soreness in my mouth, and especially in my jaw in one spot. normal? i had multiple injections to get numb.

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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Not unusual: After those injections and all that work on your mouth and tooth and after the local anesthetic wore off, I don't think your symptoms are concerning at this time. If symptoms worsen or discomfort persists, notify the endodontist.
Answered on Mar 15, 2020
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