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Is it normal to have pain after a root canal..?

Is it normal to have pain after a root canal..?

Yes.. but: It is not uncommon and should subside with time. If not, call your dentist to have the tooth evaluated. ...Read more

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Why would i still have pain after a root canal therapy?

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 more

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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 more

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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

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Why do I have throbbing pain after my root canal?

Why do I have throbbing pain after my root canal?

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 more

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Neck pain after a root canal, what is wrong?

Neck pain after a root canal, what is wrong?

Hard to say: Sometimes people with a previous neck issue develop pain from having their head back in the dental chair with their mouth wide open which can both place a strain on the neck. ...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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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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I have severe pain right after a root canal, is there something i can take?

NSAID and Tylenol (acetaminophen): If this severe pain has occurred and you did not receive pain medication you can alternate NSAID and Tylenol (acetaminophen). Call your dentist for further instructions. ...Read more

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