Care Instructions after Root Canal
- If you received an injection, please try to avoid eating on that side until the anesthetic wears off to prevent injury to your mouth. The injection site may feel sore for several days. Tylenol or Advil may help with discomfort.
- It is normal to have mild discomfort after a root canal. Discomfort when chewing is expected and should improve within 1 week. Please avoid biting on the treated tooth until symptoms resolve.
- If we prescribed antibiotics, please take the full course EVEN IF THE TOOTH FEELS NORMAL.
- Please remember that root canal treatment only takes care of the nerve. The tooth needs to be crowned or filled shortly after the root canal, or it may decay or fracture and will need to be extracted.
- We guarantee our root canals for a period of five (5) years, and will replace them at no charge as long as you maintain your regularly scheduled check up and cleaning appointments.
PLEASE NOTE: FAILURE TO RETURN FOR YOUR RECOMMENDED RECALL EXAMINATIONS (AT LEAST TWICE A YEAR, BUT MAY VARY ACCORDING TO YOUR INDIVIDUAL NEEDS) VOIDS THIS WARRANTY.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at (914) 630 – 2833