I had apicos on 15 year old root canals with post/crowns (#7 and #8). On and off pain began months ago and dentist recommended apicos (xray showed root abscesses). I had the procedure 6 days ago and now I'm in constant throbbing pain. OS says the teeth had no fractures but now I can't touch them without pain--they are very sensitive, as is the area beside my nose and above my lip. I return for follow up this week. Why am I in such pain now? It was never like this before the surgery. Help please.
2 Apicos Last Week but Pain is Worse Now Than Before. Why? (photo)
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2 Apicos Last Week but Pain is Worse
Pain is probably due to infammation and trauma as a result of the procedure. Did the surgeon prescribe anti inflamatories to be taken before and after?, did he adjust your bite?
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