Root canal treatment is used to repair and save a tooth that is badly decayed or infected.
Root canal treatment is performed when the pulp which contains nerves and blood vessels in the tooth becomes infected or damaged. During root canal treatment, the pulp is removed, and the inside of the tooth is cleaned and sealed.
Most patients fear root canal treatment because they think they are painful. Actually, most patients report that the procedure itself is no more painful than having a filling placed. The discomfort experienced in the period leading up to seeking dental care is truly painful, not the procedure itself.
You won’t feel much pain after root canal, may be sensitivity for few days which could be managed by the medicine’s prescribed by the dentist and it’s normal symptom. Everything will be normal after 1 or 2 weeks.
Yes, it’s possible to have pain in a tooth after root canal.
Some causes of this may be due to-
According to the AAE, re-treatment (another root canal) would be the best option to treat the pain and any other symptoms.
No, a crown is not always necessary after a root canal.
Your dentist will suggest you if required.
Yes, in complicated cases it falls. This is especially true if your tooth is too damaged. Some symptoms of failed root canal: