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Gum Pain After Root Canal
It's ok: When doing a root canal, your dentist places a clamp around your teeth, and sometimes this creates some gum pain for a few days after treatment. They also use some irrigation solutions that can cause the tissue to turn white. It is a temporary condition, and should soon resolve. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call your dentist, and they can coach you more. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will face pressure and random gum pain subside after having a crown adjusted? The tooth already had a root canal. Why is there sinus like pressure?
Not routine ... : But few questions I have can get the answer u want ... 1) is the root canal done by endodontist/specialist? Because they, might have used "rubber dam " where sometimes the clamping is slipped on to the gum line causing pain aferwards.. And its transient. 2) did u have any fistula/abscess/history of periodontal problem prior to the root canal. Since that can also contribute to the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What r symptoms of failed root canal had one last monday still hot cold pressure sensative throbbing pain gum pain should I go back to dentist?
Yes: First of all, if you are still in pain you should call the dentist, explain the problem ; ask to be seen. Having said that, if the rct was completed, you should not feel any hot or cold sensitivity. Sensitivity to pressure might be alleviated with a simple bite adjustment. Your symptoms might be related to other adjacent teeth as well. If your dentist cannot resolve the problem, get a 2nd opinion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Root canals performed by well trained endodontists have patients which may experience pain after a week. Have it reevaluated. Fractures may sometimes be present but undetected. Additionally there may be additional canals present which are difficult to detect. A cbct scan can aid in determining whether or not these issues are present. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I just had root canal and then a bridge on top of that. The pain is still there after a week and my gums surrounding the bridge are white. What should I do?
Ali had a tooth removed 3 days ago after the tooth fractured from a root canal. I still have pain in my gums and jaw. Is that normal?
Yes: You can expect to have some post operative pain for 7-10 days post an ext.. But the pain should be manageable first few days with meds that control moderate levels of pain, tylenol #3, but after the third day, over the counter meds like extra strength tylenol 500mg should be enough. If after a week, you are still having pain, or if the pain is severe, see your dentist for a possible dry socket. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal 5 days ago. 2 days after I had a pea lump in the gum, no pain but some swelling. Dentist called in Clindamycin. Will this help?
Had terrible toothache in upper left tooth. Pain went away after three days. X-rays-no root canal needed. Gums sore and cheek puffy. Root canal needed?
Probably: Radiographs are not a crystal ball... they don't disclose everything. Did your dentist check to see if the tooth was vital (alive)? Swelling may be from a periodontal issue, so yes, in that case root canal may not be needed. More info necessary to make a proper diagnosis. Have your dentist re-examine you or refer you to an endodontist if s/he can't determine the cause of your swelling. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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