I had a root canal 5 days ago and it still hurts so bad I can hardly eat. The dentist told my to take advil for the first two days and then it should be better but I still need it around the clock. Could something be wrong?

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 13 - December - 2009, at 20:28 PM

  • The pain after Root Canal Treatment is normal upto 7 days. After Root canal treatment it takes time for the tooth and tissue to heal from surgery. If the pain does not go in another 2-3 days then you can visit your endodontist. If it starts healing in next 2-3 days then you can wait for another week. For more info on Root Canal Treatment you can visit the following pages in our website and you will get answer to all your queries.. http://www.identalhub.com/articlecategory-root-canal-therapy-17.aspx

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