A successful root canal can cause mild pain for a few days. This is temporary, and should go away on its own as long as you practice good oral hygiene. Follow up with your dentist if the pain lasts longer than a few days.
Yes. It takes some time for the swelling to decrease and for the tissue to heal after a root canal is completed. Pain and inflammation usually resolves in a few days.
Keeping good oral hygiene habits is important at any age. As we get older, regular visits to the dentist remain necessary, particularly since changes to our health status can often affect our oral health. One study found that older adults with certain chronic conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, are more at risk for […]