Post-Treatment (Home Care) Instructions
endodontic treatment, your tooth and surrounding gum tissue will likely
be tender for several days as a result of manipulation during treatment
and previous condition of your tooth. This tenderness is normal and is
no cause for alarm. Discomfort can be relieved with over-the-counter and/or medications prescribed at the time of your visit.
chewing on the affected side until your endodontic therapy is completed
and your tooth is covered with a protective restoration provided by
your dentist. You may continue your regular dental hygiene regimen.
Note: Please be sure to
take post-operative medications as prescribed by the doctor. Should you
experience discomfort that cannot be controlled with the medications
prescribed, or should swelling or fever develop, please contact us.