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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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How long can you wait after pulpotomy before root canal?

How long can you wait after pulpotomy before root canal?

Sooner = better: It can be a ticking time bomb depending on the situation. Pulpotomy is usually an emergency treatment (except on Primary [baby] teeth). Get in to see the Dentist or Endodontist (specialist in root canals) ASAP. Good Luck. ...Read more

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How long does the pain last after you have a root canal?

Usually 1 to 2 days: A root canal involves removing the nerve from the tooth which alleviates some and sometimes all pain. However if an infection was present, the pain may not completely subside untill infection is gone. ...Read more

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How long after root canal can you go before getting crown placed?

How long after root canal can you go before getting crown placed?

Run and get a crown!: The longer you wait, the greater the chance your tooth will become reinfected. Bacteria from your saliva will leak into the root canal space and cause the root canal to fail. You will loose your tooth or have to re treat the root canal and pay for it all over again! just because it doen't hurt does not mean you can ignore it. It is top priority if you want to save the tooth. ...Read more

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How long can I wait after a root canal to have tooth crowned?

Ask dentist ..: Your dentist will advise you on that depending on what he found when did xray and after actual root canal done. Pertinent things relevant may be extent of infected root, abscess, extent of manipulation with dental tools, etc. In general, i would think at least a month. ...Read more

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How long should a root canal take?

How long should a root canal take?

Depends: Root canal treatment is the process used to eradicate an infection. The virulence of the bacteria as well as the complexity of the anatomy influence the speed of the process. Allow the doctor to use as much or as little time he or she feel the process should take. You will benefit in the end. ...Read more

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How long after tooth extraction/bone graft should the pain subside?

How long after tooth extraction/bone graft should the pain subside?

Post-surgery: Greatest pain level first 2 days post-surgery, then should gradually di is his daily over 10 days to 2 weeks. Follow your Dentist's post-op instructions to the letter. If you have any concerns, call for an appointment for reevaluation. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after a root canal before going to work?

How long should I wait after a root canal before going to work?

Immediately: You should not have to wait to return to work after root canal treatment. You may be numb for a while, so be careful not to bite your cheek or lip. Pain should be controlled with over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminaphen. If you were sedated (general anesthesia or "twilight sleep")during the root canal treatment, you should not drive and probably wait till the next day to return to work. ...Read more

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Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

2 days: The root canal pain should be gone within the first 2 days, if not immediately. Consider consulting an endodontist for an evaluation if your root canal continues to be painful after 2 days. ...Read more

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Pain in my tooth after root canal, will it stop eventually? How long will it take?

Pain in my tooth after root canal, will it stop eventually? How long will it take?

Yes: It is normal to have some resedual pain and the area maybe sore when you are chewing. All of the discomfort should go away soon. It is not the same for everyone. For some people the healing is quick maybe a couple of days and for others it could be a couple of weeks . If your discomfort remains call your dentist. ...Read more

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How long does the facial pain last after having a root canal?

Varies: If your symptoms are prolonged, then you need to go back to get evaluated to see what may be causing the symptoms. It can take root canal treated teeth to take months to heal properly. The key is to see how you feel and get evaluated. ...Read more

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How long after teeth being extracted should i wait for root canals?

Now...: As soon as you are comfortable after the extraction. The extraction itself has no bearing on the timing of root canal therapy on other teeth ...Read more

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How long can I expect this root canal pain to last?

Soreness 2-5 days.: If a root canal treatment has been completed, you can expect post operative pain to last anywhere from 2-5 days. If pain is still severe, i suggest informing your dentist as there is always a possibility that the pain is coming from elsewhere. ...Read more

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How long does a jaw bone infection after root canal take to heal?

How long does a jaw bone infection after root canal take to heal?

Infection dependent: This depends on the size of the infection, the amount of time it has been present, the success of the root canal and the proper antibiotic used. Typically a week, give or take. ...Read more

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For how long can an adult wait after pulpotomy before root canal treatment?

Pulpectomy 1-2 month: Pulpotomy is usually performed on baby teeth. A pulpectomy is a dental procedure in which all of the pulp in the pulp chamber and root canal of a tooth is removed, but not sealed. If the temporary filling is dissolved then you run the risk of reinfection, and the pulpectomy treatment may need to be repeated. Do not procrastinate, it will avoid future complications. ...Read more

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

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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 many days should post root canal pain last?

Less than a week: Fully answered in prior answers to similar question. ...Read more

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

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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