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How long after root canal should pain continue?

How long after root canal should pain continue?

Few days....: There generally is pain after the local anesthetic wears off; the dentist should explain and warn about that depending how invasive the procedure is, whether he had to clear out infection, or abscess at the root. He should also give you a script for pain medication appropriate to the procedure, and appropriate to his knowledge of your pain threshold and ability to handle pain. Call, get advice. ...Read more

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Drinking alcohol after root canal therapy causes pain or problem in my tooth?

Drinking alcohol after root canal therapy causes pain or problem in my tooth?

Is this ?Or answer: If you are drinking alcohol after root canal treatment and are taking any pain meds you should NOT be drinking alcohol because it may accentuate the effects of the pain pills. If dr had to drain or treat any bubble you may have had on the side of your gums it could sting. So there is usually no pain or problem to the tooth itself from having a drink ...Read more

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Temporary filling fell out after root canal and is causing pain. Why is there pain?

See your dentist: This may be part of the normal healing process. Have the dentist take a look at the tooth. ...Read more

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Throbbing pain after root canal normal? No prior pain before procedure or after 1st session. Only after 2nd session discomfort 2 days. What to do?

Inflammation ?: After the second visit, the bone at the tip of the tooth may have become inflamed. There is also a very small chance there is a minor infection. Have your dentist evaluate the tooth. ...Read more

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I got face trauma after root canal. Also left mandible pain help. Pain meds no good. 2 procedures by quack dentists?

I got face trauma after root canal. Also left mandible pain help. Pain meds no good. 2 procedures by quack dentists?

Top endodontis: It sounds like things went badly. Call your local dental society, explain problem. Get referral from them or professional u trust to a general dentist, who should get prior x-rays, take new ones and render opinion regarding what dental specialist or oral surgeon to see. Do immediately because there may be acute problem such as infection going on. Forget cost. Get it fixed..Now. ...Read more

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A dds took #14 xray, nothing wrong, but a bit fish. Has been uncomfortable 10 months after crowned+root canaled.No pain, good bite, what next?

A dds took #14 xray, nothing wrong, but a bit fish. Has been uncomfortable 10 months after crowned+root canaled.No pain, good bite, what next?

Root canal: It is quite possible there is an additional canal that was not discovered and filled or the tooth may be cracked. They may need to take a 3 dimensional x-ray (cat scan) to look for your problem. See your dentist or have an endodontist evaluate. If cracked the tooth would need to be removed. ...Read more

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Will a root canal hurt?

Will a root canal hurt?

It shouldn't: People will often hear horror stories around the water cooler about root canals. There are plenty of situations where a patient comes to a root canal specialist in pain. Our job is to take the pain away, not cause it. We will get you numb. Test you to make sure you're numb. If for some reason you have a "hot" tooth and need more anesthetic raise up your left hand. We will stop and get u more numb. ...Read more

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What is the root canal?

What is the root canal?

Root canal: is a treatment to repair and save a badly damaged or infected tooth instead extraction. If a tooth can be saved with a good prognosis, the root canal is the treatment of choice. Root canal treatment is done under profound local anesthetic. It doesn’t hurt more than a filling or any other dental procedure. ...Read more

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