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How Many Days Should Post Root Canal Pain Last
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal 3 days ago and was relatively fine until last night when my face started throbbing & swelled. How long until amoxiicillan works?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can air pressure changes cause sinus headaches? And cause pain in teeth ? Having big rain storm last 4 days...Having pressure behind eye every night with swelling and noticed teeth below eye are hurting. Had a root canal 2yrs ago, thought it might help wi
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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