On a scale of 1 to 10... How sore is root canal work?

Answer I am a dental hygienst...and have had a root canal...and it was a 1 in pain for me....It all depends on how much infection there is in the tooth,..the more infection...the harder it is to FREEZE th... Read More »

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How do you find a good endodontic if you need an apicoectomy apical surgery on tooth number 4 and that tooth has had a root canal plus you had the root canal re-done and the gum is sore?

Answer To find a good endodontist, it's best to consult your dentist and he or she can refer you.

How painful is a root canal on a scale of 1 to 10?

Pain depends on the severity of the infection, the depth of the root canal, the "skill" of the dentist, and your pain threshold. There's lots of factors in a root canal which can increase/decrease ... Read More »

Does a root canal make you sore after?

Your gums will be sore for a few days. But it will be gone. It's better not to delay treatment to the tooth that hurts.

I had a root canal wednesday morning and my tooth is sore to pressure or biting should i be concerned?

No need to be alarm yet.The area can be sensitive for days after the surgery. However, if that persists for a week, it is time to see your dentist to check on the area - it might hint complications... Read More »