Post-Op Instructions - Root Canal

(619) 295-1512

You have just had the first appointment of a root canal treatment.

A subsequent appointment is necessary to complete this procedure.


If your mouth is numb, PLEASE BE CAREFUL.

Avoid eating or drinking, if possible, until the numbness goes away.


Medication and temporary filling have been placed in your mouth.

Avoid hard, crunchy foods or stressful chewing on the tooth.


If the temporary filling becomes dislodged, please call our office for a brief visit to replace it.


If medication is prescribed, take as directed.


Sensitivity and discomfort are NOT unusual following this procedure.


Keep your follow up appointment as directed.


 If you have any questions or concerns, please call our office at 619-295-1512.


After hours, IN CASE OF EXTREME EMERGENCY, the doctor can be paged by calling 619-985-1870.

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