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Throbbing Pain After Root Canal
Throbbing pain after root canal normal? No prior pain before procedure or after 1st session. Only after 2nd session discomfort 2 days. What to do?
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
Failure: Unfortunately, even the best root canals and crowns eventually fail. Some may fail within months, while others may take decades. It is likely that your root canal is re-infected. If it is, a root canal re-treatment may be possible to save this tooth. Other possible causes are root fracture, gum infection, a problem with an adjacent tooth, or bite disbalance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
Is it normal to have pain from a root canal 3 days after it has been done? Pain that is throbbing.
It happens...: Not sure if you had pain before root canal therapy was started.. your post did not say. Your post also did not say if you are taking antibiotics or anti-inflammatory meds. Without this info, it's tough to advise you on anything other than calling your dentist for a re-evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not necessarily: Although root canal therapy may be required, pain in the upper molar could occur for a host of reasons. A correct diagnosis is based on a multitude of findings. The process of diagnosis would be best handled by a qualified dentist, using x-rays, history and a comprehensive clinical exam. Give your local dentist a call for the best care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had root canal done on one tooth and they filled it with silver (military) its been 11 yrs it looks black and slight throbbing?
Bite/retreat??: Black = staining and the alloy casting through the tooth as it becomes more worn. throbbing: 1) unknown 2) if upper tooth = could be sinus related 3) root canal failure?? or unfound root 4) bite trauma (clenching/grinding) Please have evaluated but I'd start with 600mg Ibuprofen to rule out #2, #4 above and then monitor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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