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Is There Pain After A Root Canal
Healing: When the root canal is cleaned out by the dentist, the files the dentist uses can go past the apex of the tooth, irritating the bone tissue under the tooth. This may cause some pain following completion of the root canal. Also, if there was an abscess at the tip of the root, this must heal. Such an abscess causes swelling in the bone, which is painful. Once this heals, the pain should subside. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i take like .5 of someone else's oxycodone hydrochloride oral solution for pain after a root canal?
I need to know how do you get rid of the pain after a root canal is half way through with a temporary filling?
Toothache: How long ago did you have the first half of the root canal completed? If you are experiencing pain, then I would call your dentist and let them know. They might want to get you back in. They might be able to get your some pain meds. You might even need some antibiotics. Call you dentist and they will help you out. That's our job. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a root canal two days ago on a molar. Is it normal to still feel that pain after the root canal?
Yes, but report: Root canal therapy is like the tooth receiving a gut surgery: all nerves and blood inside are cleaned and sterilized. There are still nerves right underneath the molar that needs to heal. This is the nerve that connects the brain and the tooth, so during this nerve's healing your brain will be receiving some pain signal. Do report this to your dentist, however, as it is good info to check healing. ...Read more
Root canal hurts: The first thing your dentist needs to check is the bite. If the bite is off you will be sensitive to hot and cold and maybe have a dull ache or inflammation and bleeding around the gums. You be clenching or grinding at night that can make it worse. It also can be the roots are not perfectly clean (which can sometimes be difficult). Have your dentist take an x-ray to see if there is an abscess. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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