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How long does a root canal take?

How long does a root canal take?

From 1 to 2.5 hours: Depends on the tooth's location, how many roots it has, if there is draining infection coming out of the tooth. It may possibly have to be done in two separate appointments.. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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On average, how long will a root canal hurt after?

On average, how long will a root canal hurt after?

Many factors: That is a very broad question & not easily answered. It depends upon many factors some of which are: whether the nerve is alive\dead\infected? The ability and experience of the dentist, your own pain threshold, your eating habits, & how well you respond to pain medication. I usually tell my patients, "10% chance no pain at all, 80% chance mild discomfort, especially to pressure, 10% pain 1st day. ...Read more

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How bad does a root canal hurt and for how long?

How bad does a root canal hurt and for how long?

Root canal pain: Most root canal treatment does not hurt at all. If there is pain after a root canal you should call the treating dentist. ...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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Help please? How long does a crown last after a root canal?

Help please? How long does a crown last after a root canal?

Average 5-10 years: There are multiple factors that determine how long a crown lasts. These factors include: the patient's oral health maintenance, diet, clenching or grinding, and how much of the original tooth was left to restore. ...Read more

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How long does a swollen cheek go down after a root canal?

How long does a swollen cheek go down after a root canal?

2-3 days: It will usually take 2-3 days to get resolution of a swollen cheek caused by an infected tooth. ...Read more

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How long does a temporary crown last after a root canal?

How long does a temporary crown last after a root canal?

Not very long: It is very important to get the permanent crown on a root canal treated tooth as soon as you can. These teeth are very susceptible to breaking down and need the coverage to provide strength. You don't want your investment of time and money in the root canal to be wasted. ...Read more

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

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

7-10 days: During the root canal therapy a lot of collateral tissue (gums, nerves, muscles) damage is done. The pain is a symptom of the affected tissue inflammation. Over the counter medications (Aleeve, Tylenol) for a few days will ameliorate the pain their anti-inflammatory effect. If concerned? Call your dentist for post-op exploration. ...Read more

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

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 much does a root canal hurt ?

How much does a root canal hurt ?

Root canal therapy: Root canal therapy have the reputation of being painful, but new techniques and advanced anesthesia are making it a reality for many patients. It helps you to eliminate future pain, complications and improve your general health and quality of life. ...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 long does it take to recover from a root canal?

Varies: Some patients are fine the same day and others it can take some time. Depends on the complexity of the root canal, the experience of the dentist, whether an infection was present and the patients tolerance level. ...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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How painful is a root canal and how long does it take to heal?

How painful is a root canal and how long does it take to heal?

RCT Pain: In the vast majority of cases there is no pain during root canal therapy as you will be given a local anesthetic to completely numb the area. Most of my patients experience little or no discomfort following rct although occasionally there is mild to moderate discomfort, especially to biting pressure, for a day or two at most and is easily handled with mild to moderate otc pain medication. ...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 after a root canal should I get a crown put in?

Within 4 weeks: After root canal therapy the tooth is weaker an can fracture. A post and core may be indicated to build up the tooth but a crown will make the tooth stronger under full function. This all should be completed within 4 weeks post root canal therapy. ...Read more

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How long does it normally take a nerve to die after a pulpotomy?

How long does it normally take a nerve to die after a pulpotomy?

Hard to say: At least for baby teeth, the goal of a pulpotomy is to remove coronal damaged pulp tissue and for the remaining tissue in the roots to actually stay alive. If the remaining tissue does die, the pulpotomy has failed (a fairly common occurrence) and either removal of the remaining dead tissue is necessary (root canal therapy) or removal of the whole tooth (extraction) is appropriate, depending .. ...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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How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

Depends: Discomfort after a tooth extraction can last up to a week, depending on the severity of the situation and the difficulty of the extraction. Otc meds can help, as well as prescription narcotics, to help with symptoms. ...Read more

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I'm wondering how long will a root canal last without a crown?

Various: You are taking a risk. If the tooth brakes, then you will need to get extraction. its a risk you don't want to take. the tooth becomes week after root canal. You need to get an exam and x-ray to see what is the best option for you. you can also send me your x-rays for a second opinion http://my.setmore.com/bookingpage/72b8c781-a64f-45c9-9314-934abdd25118 ...Read more

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