Patient discussion about canal
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Q. How much does a root canal hurt?
I have to get a root canal for my bottom tooth. I was wondering how much they hurt. And do you have any suggestions that help distract from the pain? Thanks.
|A1||i did one about two years ago- even the injection wasn't too bad! didn't feel a thing. but after the anesthesia worn off it hurt. but then the dentist told me to take Advil or any other NSAID and it helped.|
|A2||The dentist will anesthetize the area with Novocain so the procedure is fairly painless. I had a root canal on my bottom lower tooth and had some minimal throbbing afterwards.|
You really just need to be calm about it- it’s not as bad as it sounds. I found that the injection site from the Novocain site was more painful then the root canal.
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