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How Long Does Root Canal Pain 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RCT: Most of my patients have little or no pain following root canal therapy. When they do, it is usually just for a few hours that day and easily remedied with mild to moderate pain medication, usually just advil, Motrin or aleve. On rare occasion it may last for a couple of days and is usually associated with an infection and resolves as the antibiotic coverage begins to work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should discomfort last after root canal? Tooth feels heavy, bigger, fake and with a little bitting pain. I have a temporary crown.
See your debtist: The post Endodontic treatment pain varies between patients. If there was a lot of pain, infection, swelling than the tooth may require a longer time to heal. Most patient experience slight discomfort from chewing and bitting. Basically the area feels soar and it may last a few days To a few weeks. In your case it is also possible that your temporary crown may be a bit high. See your dentist ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal three weeks ago, and still have some pain. Shouldn't it be gone by now? I still have a constant dull ache around the tooth where i had a root canal done, three weeks later. I was told that the pain wouldn't last that long, and i'm getti
When : When ever you have extended discomfort following treatment you should contact the doctor who is treating you and discuss your symptoms with them. In an ideal situation when root canal therapy is complete the post operative response is uneventful. However there are a number of conditions that do cause pain afterwards and the causes need to be eliminated. First of all, when you close your teeth together are you aware of the root treated tooth striking or touching before the other teeth and does hurt to close your teeth together. If it is uncomfortable on touching the tooth or temporary may be high in the bite and need adjusting. The process of treating a canal may cause material to pass through the end of the tooth and that can cause an inflammatory reaction. Please call you doctor now. Dr neil mcleod dds dentistry that lasts - quality that counts. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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