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Swelling After Root Canal
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
See your dentist: minor Pain and swelling is possible after the root canal. if the situation gets worse after 1-2 days, you need to see your dentist. You need to get an exam and x-ray to see what is the best option for you. you can also send me your x-rays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection: This sounds like a serious dental infection that requires immediate dental care. Call and see the dentist who is treating you right away. If he\she is not available and has no covering dentist, see a physician ( 24/7 medical facility doctor or er of hospital) as serious infections can be life threatening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is some swelling normal after root canal therapy. Finished about an hour ago, still numb, seem as little swollen, my cheek...
It is normal: It is normal to feel slightly tenderness in the area for a couple days after your root canal treatment as your body undergoes the natural healing process and possible over-instrumentation. Contact your dentist right away if you develop a visible swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Call ur dentist: You may have an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
It take few days: To about two weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had a root canal a week ago that still needs to be filled. Is it normal to still have swelling and pain?
I have pain and swelling following a root canal 2 days ago. There was infection in one of the canals.
Increasing?: If pain/swelling is increasing may mean presence of residual infection, incomplete fill, root fracture, slightly elongated temporary filling, etc. if pain/swelling decreasing, remember that all surgical procedures have a healing time. Please call the Dentist or specialist Endodontist who treated you for reevaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could be the cause of the swelling that I have in the gum around the area where i had a root canal?
When should I notice improvement of post-root canal swelling (2days after procedure) now that i've started amoxicillin?
Within 36 hours: I find that between 20 to 36 hours you should note a noticble decrese in swelling. If this is not the case please contact your dentist to change the type of antibiotic or open the tooth to drain further. If the swelling greatly increases you may need to go to the emergency room. This can be dangerous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After having root canal more than a week ago, I still feel minor swelling in the face. Overall, I feel so much better. Is the swell time common?
Not usually : A week is a little bit too long in my opinion., I guess the better question would be was it swollen prior to your root canal? Root canals remove the inflamed or infected nerve, artery and vein in the tooth. Afterwards it is hermetically sealed by the filling material which ensures a good deal and prevents bacteria from circulating to and from the tooth through the passages to the tooth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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