You may experience tenderness in the area over the next few days while your body goes through the natural healing process. You may also notice that your tooth feels differently than your other teeth following a root canal treatment. This is not unusual and will usually go away with time.
These are all normal symptoms, and can often times be treated with over the counter pain medications. If you are taking any antibiotics or pain medications, it’s important to follow the instructions.
Most minor symptoms can be treated with over the counter medications as mentioned above. However, you should contact us if you experience:
Root Canal Therapy is just one step away from returning your tooth to its full functionality. In order to ensure long term success, a final restoration will need to be made and placed. You will need to contact your general/family dentist as soon as possible in order to set up an appointment to receive the final restoration for your tooth. You should avoid chewing as much as possible on the treated side until you are able to see your dentist.
If you have any additional questions or concerns regarding post treatment care following endodontic treatment, contact Vienna Endodontics at 703-938-5920.