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What do antibiotics do after a root canal treatment?

What do antibiotics do after a root canal treatment?

Stop the infection: A root canal is performed because there is bacteria in the root of the tooth. When the root canal is performed some of that bacteria can enter the blood stream. The antibiotic is an extra precaution to eliminate that bacteria and ensure the body can take of bacteria around the tooth. ...Read more

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What do teeth like like after root canal treatment?

The same . . . : Teeth treated endodontically should look the same, with the exception of an access hole that is drilled on the biting surface of back teeth or the back sides of front teeth. If there is a lot of decay on the tooth, removal of it may alter the appearance of the tooth. Either way, the tooth will be filled so that it is properly sealed and most often, this is barely noticeable. ...Read more

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What should I expect after a root canal?

What should I expect after a root canal?

Nothing to something: Root canal post op varies from nothing meaning no pain or discomfort to some discomfort. But nothing major to keep you up at night or away from work. Mostly it will remove your original pain immediately. Sometimes a generalized soreness upon chewing or touching the area is normal for few days after the procedure. ...Read more

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Is it okay to go to work after a root canal?

Yes!: Of course this depends upon you; however, for most all people there is very little reason why you could not go to work. We all know those who do not go to work even if they just feel tired or have perhaps sniffles. Truly, much depends upon your own willingness to work and perhaps mental toughness. ...Read more

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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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Could I go back to work right after a root canal?

Could I go back to work right after a root canal?

Usually yes: After root canal surgery, you should be able to return to work quickly. However, this will also depend on the type of anesthesia used. Consult with your oral surgeon or dentist. ...Read more

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Does the pain stop immediately after a root canal?

Pain and root canals: If you had pain before the root canal, chances are that the pain will still be there after the root canal. Also, inflammation peaks at 48 hours after a procedure, and typically after that period of time, you will begin to experience more relief. ...Read more

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Could i go back to work right after a root canal?

Yes: Why not? You will be numb for a few hours during which you cannot have any pain, so go to work! earn the money to pay for the root canal. In new york we have connections/plans to save money on such procedures. ...Read more

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How can I ensure a speedy recovery after a root canal?

Nothing much do not: after root canal I would stay away from loading that tooth and as long as endodontist agrees with this thought . Good luck ...Read more