Is it normal for my jaw to hurt after a root canal?

Is it normal for my jaw to hurt after a root canal?

Some people also have a sore jaw after their root canals, since the procedure requires them to have their mouths open for a longer period of time. If you have moderate pain, over-the-counter pain relief may help. Your dentist might prescribe you stronger pain relief, which you can take as directed.

How long does it take to get used to a root canal?

It may take you several weeks to get used to how the tooth feels after the procedure. This is normal and no cause for concern. A root canal is performed in an effort to save your tooth. Sometimes, however, the damage is too deep or the enamel is too frail to withstand the procedure. These factors can lead to loss of the tooth.

When to treat jaw pain after a root canal?

If you are scheduled for a root canal or just want to explore your options in restorative dental treatments, you can expect root canal therapy to be noninvasive. This procedure is one of the excellent ways to remove pulp infection and stop it from coming back.

Is it normal to have a crown after a root canal?

The benefit of a crown is its realistic appearance. It may take you several weeks to get used to how the tooth feels after the procedure. This is normal and no cause for concern. A root canal is performed in an effort to save your tooth. Sometimes, however, the damage is too deep or the enamel is too frail to withstand the procedure.

Are there any YouTube videos about root canal?

Here you can find videos about dentistry that are helpful and educational to everyone of us! We all need to learn to take care of our teeth and what it means to have good oral health! Here you can have a closer look to how the dentists do their job!

It may take you several weeks to get used to how the tooth feels after the procedure. This is normal and no cause for concern. A root canal is performed in an effort to save your tooth. Sometimes, however, the damage is too deep or the enamel is too frail to withstand the procedure. These factors can lead to loss of the tooth.

The benefit of a crown is its realistic appearance. It may take you several weeks to get used to how the tooth feels after the procedure. This is normal and no cause for concern. A root canal is performed in an effort to save your tooth. Sometimes, however, the damage is too deep or the enamel is too frail to withstand the procedure.

What happens if you have a root canal re-done?

Often times a root canal is “re-done” if the root becomes re-infected. I have seen patients that have had the same root canal done 2-5 times before finally extracting the tooth and having a dental implant! The infection causes bone loss to occur around the root where you would need bone for a dental implant.

Can a tooth extraction be done after a root canal?

An infected root canal can usually be retreated, unless the root is cracked or the tooth has broken below the gum line. In these cases, tooth extraction may be necessary. It’s possible to overfill a root canal with dental cement, causing a bit of the material to ooze out of the root tip.