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Doctor insights on: Complications After A Root Canal

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What are possible complications on salivary glands from getting a root canal?

What are possible complications on salivary glands from getting a root canal?

Minimal: There can be some minor, collateral trauma, especially to those in the lips, but there should be no direct complications to the salivary glands. ...Read more

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My daughter is 16 and has a systemic illness. Her dentist says she needs a root canal. Will the root canal add complications to her illness?

My daughter is 16 and has a systemic illness. Her dentist says she needs a root canal. Will the root canal add complications to her illness?

Written clearance: You not disclose what her illness is. Speak with your MD and get a written clearance to give to the dentist prior to treatment. ...Read more

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What are possible complications of a chronic infection in the sinus because of a perforation from a root canal?

What are possible complications of a chronic infection in the sinus because of a perforation from a root canal?

See Endodontist : It depends upon what was placed into your sinus. If it was the disinfecting solution the denist uses to clean your canals then the sinus usually recovers with no intervention. However, if the 'filling material' of the root canal was placed in the sinus then you need the help of an oral surgeon or ent. Since you said this is 'chronic' i would suggest getting this looked at soon. ...Read more

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“will the nerve damage from root canal complication (effusion of sodium hypochlorite) be healed on its own? how long?” ive been really worried.im afraid it will be permanent.pls help me.thank you

“will the nerve damage from root canal complication (effusion of sodium hypochlorite) be healed on its own? how long?”  ive been really worried.im afraid it will be permanent.pls help me.thank you

Possibly...: it will depend on how much was extruded into the tissue, what tooth was being treated, when was it first know that it happened, what therapy was initiated to mitigate the effect. It will take some time for the damaged tissues to recover. ...Read more

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Should I have a root canal while pregnant? My dentist told me that i'm going to need a root canal, and i'm six months pregnant. Could this cause any complications for me or my baby? Should i wait until i give birth? .

Should I have a root canal while pregnant? My dentist told me that i'm going to need a root canal, and i'm six months pregnant. Could this cause any complications for me or my baby? Should i wait until i give birth?


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Do it now: Best time for dental rx during pregnancy is 2nd trimester. Ck with your obgyn first, but there should be no harm to either you or your baby. Of greater risk is having the chronically infected tooth progress to an acute problem that would require more rx and more medication than the root canal rx. Please have your problem addressed now, and enjoy every minute of your new baby. ...Read more

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What should I expect after a root canal?

What should I expect after a root canal?

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

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Is it okay to go to work after a root canal?

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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Is it normal to have pain after a root canal..?

Yes.. but: It is not uncommon and should subside with time. If not, call your dentist to have the tooth evaluated. ...Read more

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Could I go back to work right after a root canal?

Could I go back to work right after a root canal?

Usually yes: After root canal surgery, you should be able to return to work quickly. However, this will also depend on the type of anesthesia used. Consult with your oral surgeon or dentist. ...Read more

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Does the pain stop immediately after a root canal?

Does the pain stop immediately after a root canal?

Pain and root canals: If you had pain before the root canal, chances are that the pain will still be there after the root canal. Also, inflammation peaks at 48 hours after a procedure, and typically after that period of time, you will begin to experience more relief. ...Read more

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Could i go back to work right after a root canal?

Sure...: You can go back to work just like having general dental work done. The only real hard part would be if you need to speak...And you are numb it may be a little difficult or if you need to eat that might be a little hard to do also. But yes, by all means you can indeed go back to work a huge majority of the time. Most all endodontists are very good at what they do and make it a good experience. ...Read more

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What can I do about pain 1 week after a root canal?

Call your dentist: And let them know what is going on. They know the facts of your root canal treatment so they are int he best position to answer your question. ...Read more

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How can I ensure a speedy recovery after a root canal?

Nothing much do not: after root canal I would stay away from loading that tooth and as long as endodontist agrees with this thought . Good luck ...Read more

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Can you go back to work the next day after a root canal?

Can you go back to work the next day after a root canal?

That is the norm: Unless there is some large infection, return to work is expected. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long will pain last after a root canal?

2-3 days: On average 1-2 days. Sometimes as long as one week. Majority of my patient has no pain at all after treatment. Take the pain medicine your dentist prescribed. If you are concerned talk to your dentist. ...Read more

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How long is the pain supposed to last after a root canal?

How long is the pain supposed to last after a root canal?

Depends: Discomfort goes from zero to substantial, although a lot of pain is rare. If you put your teeth together and it hurts, then see your dentist immediately to take the tooth down a little so that it is " out of occlusion.?. This will allow better , painless healing. ...Read more

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After a root canal how long should I not pay my clarinet?

No restrictions: Unless the treating dentist suggested that there is a fracture present on the tooth, i wouldn't see any reason why you couldn't resume playing today! ...Read more

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