Pain after dentist drilled cavity and referred me to endodontic and/or maxillofacial. Is this pain normal?
It is... ... for a very deep lesion. Your dentist referred you to either have root canal therapy started or to have the tooth extracted. Apparently a simple filling is not an option at this point, but you should ask your dentist for further information since they know your situation and my answer is only a guess based on what you posted.
What to do if I have pain after dentist drilled cavity and referred me to endodontic and/or maxillofacial?
If? Are you still numb? No? Not having significant pain? Then you should be fine. When treating a cavity, if it is determined further treatment is need such as a root canal, the dentist usually place a sedative filling to prevent pain. If the dentist found the tooth nerve was already non-vital with no pus or pain, any temporary filling will be fine. If you have pain call your dentist. Read more...