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Severe Pain After Root Canal
Re-evaluate: Both root canal treatment and crown preparation are surgical procedures. Healing interval required. If pain not diminishing after 48 hours return to Dentist for reevaluation. May be anything from a crown that needs a minuscule occlusal adjustment, to a root canal that requires revision by an Endodontist. Don't hesitate to call your Dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Severe pain after root canal sensative to hot cold n pressure still. On antibiotics for a week n vicodin for pain but still very painful what do I do?
TMJ problem...: Your symptoms point to TMJ problem. You may have the problem prior to the appt. But it has not surfaced yet and during the root canal treatment you must open your mouth wide for a long time. This can trigger the symptoms. You can use hot and cold moist facial towels intermittenly applied at the joint area. Longer (around 30 sec.) with the heat vs. 10 sec. Cold. Contact your dentist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I can't afford getting my teeth crowned and root canal..I just want to take it OUT...what are my options? PLEASE HELP..in severe PAIN.
Tooth pain: You need to see a dentist and have your painful tooth treated asap. Call you local dental socially to help find a clinic where you can afford treatment. If is better to treat and save your tooth than to have it extracted but sometimes that is the only option. Good luck ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please i live in ny and an in severe pain my gums are killing me and i'm pretty sure i need a root canal or have an abscess and no insurance?
I am having severe pain in my bottom left molar after a root canal on my upper left molar. Is this normal, or should I get back to the dentist asap?
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 2 more doctor answers
I had a root canal 2 years ago and now that "tooth" is giving me severe pain. My gums are swollen and my face is swollen on one side. ?
Infection: Any tooth can get an infection, a root canal does not prevent that or make it more likely. Get seen today or call your doc or dentist. Any doc can start antibiotics and treat the pain until you can get seen by your dentist. If you have fever, trouble swallowing, rapidly increasing swelllng or redness of the cheek or face go to the ER. Gook luck! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Do x-rays always detect the need for a root canal? Severe pain. Lower right crowned back molar & sensitive gum line on right side. X-rays perfect.
What can cause moderate to severe pain in the jaw, ear, temples, and neck? My dentist doesn't think that its a tooth, even though i recently had a root canal.
Can motrin and Aleve (naproxen) be taken together for tooth pain my 13 yr old has severe pain and needs a root canal but motrin alone doesn't seem to be working
No: I would recommend alternating between otc Motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen) every 3-4 hours for short term pain relief. See the dentist as soon as possible for definitive treatment of the tooth in question. Definitive treatment is root canal or extraction. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Should I have a severe toothache after a 4 root canal procedure on a mauler and if so, for how long?
Not routine ... : But few questions I have can get the answer u want ... 1) is the root canal done by endodontist/specialist? Because they, might have used "rubber dam " where sometimes the clamping is slipped on to the gum line causing pain aferwards.. And its transient. 2) did u have any fistula/abscess/history of periodontal problem prior to the root canal. Since that can also contribute to the issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had severe tooth abscess 3 months ago, was treated w/ root canal and was fine and now that tooth is painful again. Did the abscess return?
Maybe: You can get the answer by going back to the dentist that did the root canal. They are over 90% effective... But sometime further treatment may need to be done... The root may need re-treatment... Maybe an antibiotic would work or a retro fill will work.. Talk with your dentist who can see an x-ray a determine the best course of action.. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a severe toothache In tooth that was filled 2 years ago. Went to dentist and wanted to do a root canal but could not find anything wrong in x Ray.
Simple test: Forget the radiograph (xray). Is the tooth vital or non-vital (alive or dead)? If the nerve in the tooth is dead, then you definitely need root canal therapy. Radiographs don't always show that there is a dead nerve, so other tests need to be applied. Have your dentist or an endodontist re-examine this tooth. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
What's the best dental material for patients with multiple chemical sensitivities (MCS)? standard root canal treatment made me severely ill
Compatibility test: If you are experiencing multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS), dental material compatibility testing is recommended for all patients with sensitivity. Get the specific bio-compatibility test first before placing any restorative or root canal material. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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