What to expect:

Your tooth has been thoroughly cleaned and most of the bacteria that were causing pain have been removed. For the next 48 hours it is NORMAL to feel discomfort in the area, as your body naturally creates inflammation in healing itself. Some soreness may last for up to one week or more. You may also feel some tenderness in your jaw from being open for an extended period of time. The anti-inflammatory medication that has been recommended (ibuprofen) will help with most of these symptoms. In addition, please refer to the following instructions.

Download our Post-op Instructions Following Root Canal Treatment

Please call us (253-277-0898) or email us (info@easthillendo.com) if you are unable to download our Post-Op Root Canal Care.