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Doctor insights on: How Many Days Should Post Root Canal Pain Last

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Does your face get swollen after a root canal? If so, how long does it last? Her picture day is 2 days after. Will it be gone by then? Thank you!

Not too often: One of the reasons for a root canal is an infected tooth. While the infection starts inside the tooth, abscesses are by definition 'outside' the tooth. The root canal treats the source, but sometimes the abscess can still progress in size resulting in visible swelling. If concerned, seek follow-up evaluation from your dentist. An antibiotic might help. ...Read more

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My # 3 tooth had big hole in it but no pain.Dentist did root canal-on last visit 5 days ago he put metal post in tooth. Have been in severe pain since?

My # 3 tooth had big hole in it but no pain.Dentist did root canal-on last visit 5 days ago he put metal post in tooth. Have been in severe pain since?

Tooth #3: How long ago did you have the root canal? Sometimes there is a flair-up that takes a little while to calm down. If the pain is due to the placement of the post, it's possible there is a fracture in the root. In any case, the tooth should be examined to determine the cause of the pain. Call your dentist and tell them about the pain and make an appointment to have it examined. ...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 the pain last after you have a root canal?

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 (naproxen). 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 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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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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