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Why after having a root canal would the same spot on my gum still hurt? Especially when i lay down?

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Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dentistry - Cosmetic
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes...

It may take some time for healing to occur. If the discomfort continues over time and your are concerned about it please contact your dentist.
Your dentist would have the best course of action to take since he/she knows your particular situation.

In brief: Yes...

It may take some time for healing to occur. If the discomfort continues over time and your are concerned about it please contact your dentist.
Your dentist would have the best course of action to take since he/she knows your particular situation.
Dr. Mark Venincasa
Dr. Mark Venincasa
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Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dentistry - Endodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Healing

It often takes a few days after a root canal to feel better. If the pain persists, see your dentist.
It is possible you have another problem.

In brief: Healing

It often takes a few days after a root canal to feel better. If the pain persists, see your dentist.
It is possible you have another problem.
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
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In brief: Inflammation

The bone surroundng the tooth is still sore.
Root canal therapy only involves the inside of the tooth, not the outside. When you lie down, the blood pressure increases in your head, squeezing the inflammed tissue, and causing increased pain. You may also have an infection. Have your dentist evaluate the situation.

In brief: Inflammation

The bone surroundng the tooth is still sore.
Root canal therapy only involves the inside of the tooth, not the outside. When you lie down, the blood pressure increases in your head, squeezing the inflammed tissue, and causing increased pain. You may also have an infection. Have your dentist evaluate the situation.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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