Pain In Jaw After Root Canal

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Definition

A root canal is a dental procedure to remove dead or dying nerve tissue and bacteria from inside a tooth.


Alternative Names

Endodontic therapy


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A dentist will use a needle to place numbing medicine (anesthetic) around the bad tooth. You may feel a slight prick when the needle is being inserted.

Next, your dentist uses a tiny drill to remove the top part of your tooth and expose the pulp. Pulp is made up of nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue....

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