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Can You Drink After A Root Canal
Eat after root canal: I would suggest that you wait to eat hard or semi-soft things until after you anesthesia has worn off. I would also caution doing any heavy biting or chewing on the root canaled tooth until you put a permanent restoration on the tooth. Root canaled teeth tend to become brittle over time, and you could end up damaging your tooth beyond repair. Root canaled teeth can be sore up to 3 days afterwards. ...Read more
Not a good idea: If you are taking any type of antibiotic and/or narcotic pain medication then you should not be drinking alcohol. At the least it can interfere with how well the medications will work, at the most it can make you very ill. If you are not taking any medications then alcohol will not cause nay more damage then it usually would. ...Read more
I just had a root canal redone yesterday. Should I still have sensitivity to drinking cold water after I have eaten something hot such as soup?
Sometimes when I drink something cold, my tooth, or what feels like it, shoots a nerve that lasts a good five seconds. Does that mean root canal?
Had root canal intervention three days ago. Today i noticed that the tooth still hurts when i brush it or drink too hot or cold. Is this normal?
I was given penicillin for an infection in my tooth, I will be getting a root canal in 2 weeks. Can I drink?
Moderation: There aren't any clinical studies that show alcohol prevent antibiotics from working. However, you are much more likely to heal while you are healthy. A glass of wine won't hurt but use common sense. It would best to keep hydrated and make sure your body gets all the proper nutrition it needs to get healthy! Hope this helps! ...Read more
I'm having a root canal tomorrow (1/4/2018). May I drink alcohol tonight for a friend's party or is it best to avoid It all together? My surgery is tomorrow at 8:15 AM. Thanks.
Likely Yes: If you don't have any pain, and have not been prescribed any antibiotics, you can drink alcohol. Just make sure that you stay away from biting on that tooth until you get the permanent restoration (crown). Specially, be careful if you have a few too many drinks and forget that you should not be biting on the tooth. Of course, it is not very healthy to have a few too many drinks ;-). ...Read more
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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
I had a root canal last summer. Now that tooth is causing pain. It hurts to breathe air in through my mouth, eat from that side, or drink. I thought since the roots were gone, it could not hurt. What could be wrong?
Root canal : Even tho there is no nerve in the tooth depending on how many canals were found when the root canal was done there can still be a extra canal, fracture , decay under the crown , tooth got re-infected or a different tooth in the same area that can all be possible reasons why you my still be having pain. ...Read more
I got 2 root canals and fillings, but there is still pain in my tooth when i eat hot food and drink cold drinks. Why?
New filling?: A tooth that has had a filling placed recently can be sensitive to thermal changes...Especially if the filling was amalgam (silver). A tooth that has had a root canal..If done properly..Will never again feel pain from temperature change. If there is sensitivity to hot or cold, it is likely from another tooth. ...Read more
I got 2 root canals and fillings, but there is still pain in my tooth when i eat hot food and drink cold drinks. Why is that?
Call ur dentist: You may have an infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it normal for there to be a little bleeding after a root canal? At what point should I be concerned?
Bleeding after rct: Bleeding may occur from the clamp placed to secure the rubber dam and this should resolve after a day or two if it persists longer contact your dentist. ...Read more
Is sun exposure bag after a root canal? I had one on thursday and was out in the sun today for about an hour.
I had a temporary crown put in after a root canal about 1 and 1/2 years ago and have not gotten the permanent crown put in. Is this bad?
Only if...: It's only bad if you mind losing the tooth. Temporary crowns are just that, temporary. They are not designed to last more than a very short time. Greatest risk is leakage of the sealing material between the cap and the tooth, allowing bacteria to get under the crown and destroy the tooth. Please see your dentist asap. ...Read more
How much work will I have to miss after a root canal? I'll be going in for my first root canal next week, and am really nervous about the pain after the procedure. Maybe i'm just getting myself worked up over nothing, but i'd like to know how much, if any
If done right: If done and managed correctly. You can work. The next day. ...Read more
Nothing to something: Root canal post op varies from nothing meaning no pain or discomfort to some discomfort. But nothing major to keep you up at night or away from work. Mostly it will remove your original pain immediately. Sometimes a generalized soreness upon chewing or touching the area is normal for few days after the procedure. ...Read more
Yes!: Of course this depends upon you; however, for most all people there is very little reason why you could not go to work. We all know those who do not go to work even if they just feel tired or have perhaps sniffles. Truly, much depends upon your own willingness to work and perhaps mental toughness. ...Read more
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