After The Channel Treatment

A slight oedema and wound area develops in the area of the root end of the channel-treated tooth where the nerve connections are blocked. For this reason, it is normal for you to have pain on your teeth during the first week.Within 1 week this pain will gradually decrease and pass.

Root canal treatment may last 2-3 sessions in some cases, curing temporary filling is made a 1-hour sessions in the interim.

After root canal therapy these should be taken into consideration:

Do not eat while under anesthesia.

Local anesthesia (narcosis) is usually performed during canal treatment. You should not be eating because of the possibility that soft tissues such as tongue, lips, cheeks may be bitten and damaged without being aware of it until the drowsiness is over. Yet again extremely cold and hot beverages should be avoided because they can damage soft tissues.

Use the other part of your jaw until it heals.

Use the other part of the jaw while eating as much as the pain is after the canal treatment.

If a temporary fill has been made, use the other part of the jaw again until a permanent fill is made. Temporary fillings are easily wearable, crackable and fallable even when they are hardened.When these materials break themselves, if the dental tissue around them is too thin, the teeth can break.

Never use your teeth for very hard food and objects

Never break the unopened crust of hazelnut or pistachio with broken channel teeth, break the unbreakable corn, try to open any bottle lid, and so on. do not apply extraordinary forces. Do not forget that such unusual forces can break your canal-treated tooth more easily than a healthy tooth can break.

Do not interrupt treatment after temporary filling:

If temporary filling is done and your pain is completely gone, you should never interrupt treatment. Because the pain passes, treatment is forced to withdraw after a few months due to the neglect of many dental patients who have been abandoned. Having no pain does not mean that the cure is complete. Remember that even if the canal treatment is complete, a permanent tooth can be a much bigger problem and may be lost after a few months.

Problems that may occur after canal treatment:

Pain and swelling after treatment:

Using a medication with analgesic and antiinflammatory properties in a week period will relieve you and help you get rid of the problem more quickly. A lot of medicines you have already used for headache go into this situation. for example Majezik, Apranax, Aprol, Cataflam, Dolorex, Surgam, Artril and so on. If you are going to take any medication, you should consult your physician about your use, side effects, compliance and get approval. For example, Parol (paracetamol), Minoset, etc., which are pain-relieving but have no anti-inflammatory effect. the painkiller group is not very effective in these situations.

Pain not going away and swelling:

In some cases, there may be inflammation at the root of your tooth, where the channel is being treated. This inflammatory mass may be chronic there and may not give you any discomfort. However, when the channel treatment is started and various antiseptic substances are applied there, the chronic (sleeping) inflammation mass may be acute or awakened. In such situations, swelling, pain, etc. occur in your face or in the area where your teeth are. You should use the medicines recommended by your doctor, if your pain don’t go away, you should consult your doctor.

Pain and swelling with fever and fatigue occurrence:

If the swelling that we are talking about is spreading over a very large area and at the same time fever, fatigue, etc., you should follow the direction of your physician by calling your clinic or directly your doctor. In such cases, you will have to start antibiotics in the direction of your physician, and at the same time your doctor will call you often to get the inflammation out there.

Feeling of height in filling:

If you are experiencing a height of persistent filling on the temporary side after the onset of numbness, you should definitely consult your doctor.

Significant erosion of the temporary plunge:

If the temporary filling is still a little worn but the tooth is still at the base and can seal the channels, there is no problem. However, if your filling is worn away and if something goes into the channels of your teeth, put a small cotton in that area and apply immediately to your doctor. Keep in mind that teeth remain fully open this kind of situation might be forced to withdraw many of your teeth as a result of elongation.

Canal treated teeth coatings or inlays / onlays filling works:

The teeth treated with ducts may become fragile at certain rates by losing their elasticity.If the remaining dental tissue is too thin and the remaining teeth in the following years are more likely to break, your physician may recommend coating after immediate filling. Sometimes special fillings (called inley-onley) are required, which are made in the laboratory environment and glued there, taking measurements instead of normal fillings. This type of extra treatment allows you to stay in your mouth for many years, even if you have an extra cost.

Treatment failure:

Canal treatment is a form of treatment that requires a great deal of effort and is an indication of your physician's work attitude towards you and your teeth. It is much easier to remove your teeth and replace them with bridges or implants. Root canal treatment of a tooth made is expected to remain successful in the mouth for a lifetime. However, sometimes the treatment is unsuccessful in cases where the root of the teeth is excessively curved, the side channels are impossible to clean, the presence of some bacteria types that do not respond to any antiseptic substance, the massive inflammation masses formed at the tip of the root, or dental filling and coating.

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