A dentist will often perform a root canal in order to remove dead or damaged pulp from one or more teeth. The pain is usually mild and it can be managed with a handful of useful tricks. Let’s look at three options.
– OTC pain medication (such as acetaminophen) will often help to reduce pain and inflammation.
– Try not to use the affected tooth to chew foods.
– Always practice the proper oral hygiene techniques.
“Over-the-counter or prescription pain relievers should be sufficient to relieve the pain after a root canal.”
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