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6 Steps To Follow After Root Canal Treatment

After you have had your much needed root canal treatment, you will want to do everything in your power to avoid returning to your dentist’s office. Your dentist will surely supply you with much needed information on how to properly care for your teeth after a follow-up of a Root canal, but we are here to provide you with some more knowledge so that you are fully prepared. It is so important to take proper care of your teeth especially after a root canal. Properly caring for your teeth will mean keeping up with your oral health and avoiding future problems and pain.

  1. Take your prescriptions as directed

As we already know that how much pain you have to endure if tooth is infected. So, it is very necessary to take the prescribed antibiotics as directed to prevent any further or additional infection.  

  1. Pay attention to your pain levels.

The discomfort you feel after the root canal treatment can be treated with medications like Combiflam or ibuprofen. However, keep in mind that most of the people only experience pain for a very short amount of time. So, if you experience a long period of pain, contact dentist immediately.

  1.   Keep the area clean

You have to make sure that you keep the root canal treated tooth and the adjoining gums very clean. You can also do so by continuing brushing and floss regularly and gently rinsing your mouth.

  1. Be careful not to put pressure on the infected tooth

Your tooth will be very tender so be sure to not put too much pressure on it through grinding or clenching your jaw. Try not to chew on the side of your mouth where you had a root canal.

    1. Avoid certain foods

Any food which is hard to chewy, or crunchy should be totally avoided right after you have a root canal. Your tooth may be temporarily sensitive to hot or cold foods, so mild or room-temperature foods like soft sandwiches are best.

  1. Consider getting a crown for your tooth

The tooth in which your root canal was done will remain intact if a crown/inlay is placed upon it. A crown can also prevent from further complications and promote more functionality.

If you have any further questions or concerns after your root canal, don’t hesitate to contact our best dentist in Delhi. Rest assured that while you may experience some initial pain and discomfort after a root canal procedure, it usually subsides within a few days. 

As long as you follow the above tips and the instructions, you will be back to normal in no time. If you see the signs of swelling or experience increased pain, or if you have any further questions or concerns, please contact our office. For an appointment with award-winning cosmetic dentist call 011 – 41606066 / 8826983838. Whether you’re looking for the best cosmetic dentist abroad or dentist in India or dentist near me, Meraki Dental Studio is the top cosmetic dental clinic In South Delhi