5 Tips for Self-Care following a Root Canal
Getting a root canal is no longer the scary procedure it was in the past. Modern dentistry has made the process more comfortable and efficient for patients. Local anesthetic ensures that you don't feel anything during the procedure and your recovery process will go smoothly if you follow these 5 tips:
- Wait to eat until your numbness wears off to will help you avoid biting your cheek or tongue.
- Brush and floss the treated tooth gently, carefully, and daily to keep it clean and avoid any further infection.
- Avoid biting down with the tooth that has been treated until it has been restored with a permanent restoration.
- Contact your dentist if the pain lasts ...