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Care taken after root canal treatment

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Well, what’s a root canal? This is the first question that can arise some of our minds and we visit root canal treatment in pune websites for more information. This treatment is known as endodontic treatment. It’s a simple process where the injured and infected pulp is removed from the tooth. When your tooth gets germs all the way through deep cavities, the tooth is swelled.

After your root canal treatment in pune, there are certain do’s and don’ts that your dentist might tell you. Yes, you might feel tenderness post root canal treatment for a couple of days. Jaw would also be tender as you must have kept your jaw open for a long time. Don’t worry, these are temporary symptoms and can lessen after you take recommended tablets.

For few days your teeth might feel different compared to other teeths post such treatment. There are few steps which you need to take care of after a root canal treatment.
Try and avoid eating solid food till your numbness goes away, as this can help you from biting our tongue or cheeks.

Avoid chewing or biting from the area where your teeth was treated till your dentist restores it.
Remember to brush your teeth regularly and floss them. The tooth opening is filled normally with a temporary filling material and a thin layer can wear off between appointments. But if your entire filling is weared off, you can make an appointment and visit your dentist.

But if it’s painful, a swelling is seen or rash and itching are there due to medicine side effects, you need to visit your dentist immediately. Other reasons to visit dentist would be if you are facing the same situations before root canal treatment or if your bite feels rather odd.

Remember, a root canal treatment is one of the steps to return your teeth back to its functioning normally. Final restoring is crucial to ensure long lasting life of your teeth. So you need to make it a point to visit your dentist on the appointed date for the same till the treatment of root canal gets completed.

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Dr. Nitin Oswal

Dr Nitin Oswal completed his B.D.S from Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune in 2003 & M.D.S in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from Dr Dy Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune ( Pune University) in 2008. He has a practice restricted to Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and is a consultant at Sahyadri hospital , Inamdar hospital & Ranka hospital.

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Dr Nitin Oswal completed his B.D.S from Bharati Vidyapeeth Dental College & Hospital, Pune in 2003 & M.D.S in the field of Oral & Maxillofacial surgery from Dr Dy Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pune ( Pune University) in 2008. He has a practice restricted to Oral & Maxillofacial surgery and is a consultant at Sahyadri hospital , Inamdar hospital & Ranka hospital.
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