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Root Canal Therapy

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Root Canal Therapy

The healing process may take a few days and any minor discomfort will subside gradually. You may experience moderate sensitivity to pressure. Your gum near the treated tooth may feel sore for a few days after treatment.

Take any medications that we have prescribed for you according to instructions.

Please wait till the numbness is gone before attempting to eat or chew anything.

Continue brushing and flossing.

A temporary filling has been placed on your tooth.

Please do not bite down on the tooth for at least one hour.

The temporary filling must be replaced within 2-6 weeks.

Please follow up with the placement of your permanent restoration as you have been instructed. An extended delay placing the final restoration may cause permanent damage to your tooth.

Please call the office if you are experience pain or swelling or if you have any questions.

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