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How long after root canal should pain continue?

How long after root canal should pain continue?

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 more

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For how long can an adult wait after pulpotomy before root canal treatment?

For how long can an adult wait after pulpotomy before root canal treatment?

Pulpectomy 1-2 month: Pulpotomy is usually performed on baby teeth. A pulpectomy is a dental procedure in which all of the pulp in the pulp chamber and root canal of a tooth is removed, but not sealed. If the temporary filling is dissolved then you run the risk of reinfection, and the pulpectomy treatment may need to be repeated. Do not procrastinate, it will avoid future complications. ...Read more

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How can I relieve pain before a root canal treatment?

How can I relieve pain before a root canal treatment?

Over the counter med: Use products like advil (ibuprofen) or motrin, take the appropriate antibiotic if infected, avoid chewing on the affected tooth and get the root canal done asap. ...Read more

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How long does the facial pain last after having a root canal?

Varies: If your symptoms are prolonged, then you need to go back to get evaluated to see what may be causing the symptoms. It can take root canal treated teeth to take months to heal properly. The key is to see how you feel and get evaluated. ...Read more

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How can you relieve pain before a root canal treatment?

No great answer: Teeth that are beginning w symptoms that are mild to moderate usually respond well to nsaid's. As the tooth problem matures/worsens, I have not found a medication for pain that works universally. Even narcotic rx is rarely effective to control all pain. Antibiotics may be helpful, depends on the type & scope of infective progress. Get root canal treatment asap! the best "medicine" is treatment. ...Read more

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How long does the pain for a root extraction last?

Depends: Root removal healing is determined by infection, location, and difficulty of removal, but you should be functional within a week. If not, revisit the dentist to evaluate complications. ...Read more

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Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

Severe pain after root canal. How long can it last if i'm on medication?

2 days: The root canal pain should be gone within the first 2 days, if not immediately. Consider consulting an endodontist for an evaluation if your root canal continues to be painful after 2 days. ...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?

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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How long does the pain last after you have a root canal?

Usually 1 to 2 days: A root canal involves removing the nerve from the tooth which alleviates some and sometimes all pain. However if an infection was present, the pain may not completely subside untill infection is gone. ...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 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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How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

How long does the pain last after a tooth extraction?

Depends: Discomfort after a tooth extraction can last up to a week, depending on the severity of the situation and the difficulty of the extraction. Otc meds can help, as well as prescription narcotics, to help with symptoms. ...Read more

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How long does a jaw bone infection after root canal take to heal?

How long does a jaw bone infection after root canal take to heal?

Infection dependent: This depends on the size of the infection, the amount of time it has been present, the success of the root canal and the proper antibiotic used. Typically a week, give or take. ...Read more

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How long after root canal can you go before getting crown placed?

Run and get a crown!: The longer you wait, the greater the chance your tooth will become reinfected. Bacteria from your saliva will leak into the root canal space and cause the root canal to fail. You will loose your tooth or have to re treat the root canal and pay for it all over again! just because it doen't hurt does not mean you can ignore it. It is top priority if you want to save the tooth. ...Read more

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How long can I wait after a root canal to have tooth crowned?

Ask dentist ..: Your dentist will advise you on that depending on what he found when did xray and after actual root canal done. Pertinent things relevant may be extent of infected root, abscess, extent of manipulation with dental tools, etc. In general, i would think at least a month. ...Read more

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How long does a root canal take?

How long does a root canal take?

From 1 to 2.5 hours: Depends on the tooth's location, how many roots it has, if there is draining infection coming out of the tooth. It may possibly have to be done in two separate appointments.. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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On average, how long will a root canal hurt after?

On average, how long will a root canal hurt after?

Many factors: That is a very broad question & not easily answered. It depends upon many factors some of which are: whether the nerve is alive\dead\infected? The ability and experience of the dentist, your own pain threshold, your eating habits, & how well you respond to pain medication. I usually tell my patients, "10% chance no pain at all, 80% chance mild discomfort, especially to pressure, 10% pain 1st day. ...Read more

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