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How to Manage Post-Root Canal Pain

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth,oralhealthA 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.”

This link provides additional information:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320978.php

Dr Nicholas Riley BDS 1996, MJDF 2012

Nik qualified from Cardiff Dental School in 1996. He has always had a keen interest in clinical excellence, and further education. He recently gained his MJDF qualifications Nik dedicates much of his time to attending many world renowned courses in restorative, aesthetic and implant dentistry, so he can ensure that patients benefit from the most up to date solutions.

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