I went to the dentist so they could close my cavity back up and when they notice that they needed to kill my never so they did and 4 hours later it hurted a lot and i woke up with my left chin swollen? Any help to get rid of the swollen area?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 07 - April - 2012, at 08:48 AM

  • You have undergone root canal treatment in which the nerves are deadened . Immediately after the anaesthesia wore off some times there is pain and swelling as the tooth takes some time to settle down . This subsides in a dayo r two maximum in a week. If it does not subsides by then , then you have to visit your dentist and find out the cause. For more info on root canal treatment you can visit the following link...http://www.identalhub.com/article_how-root-canal-treatment-is-done-298.aspx

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