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Is pain after pulling the nerve normal? .. And how long does it last

? Is pain after nerve pulling normal

 Is pain after nerve pulling normal?

It is normal for the pain to continue after the nerve pull in most patients, but patients need only a few days to recover from the nerve pull procedure, and the pain that is felt during and after the nerve pull can be similar to the filling process, and the pain felt before treatment is usually due to the condition It is much larger than it is felt during and after treatment.

How long does nerve pulling pain last?

The patient may feel some irritation or pain for the first 24 to 48 hours and it should not continue for more than 3 days after the procedure. To control this pain and soreness, your dentist will prescribe over-the-counter painkillers.

 Besides, applying a cold compress can also help with these issues and aid in a smooth and fast recovery, even during the recovery period. Do not skip daily oral hygiene practices that include daily brushing, but do not apply too much pressure or chew with the treated teeth until they are in place. Dental crown or filling.

When do I go back to the doctor if the pain is gone?

In most cases, the pain and discomfort caused by the nerve pull should disappear within a few days, but if you do not feel better, or if the pain is severe or cannot be relieved by home measures, it is important  to see a doctor for evaluation, and also a doctor can be consulted in the following cases:

  • Feeling uncomfortable even after several days
  • Swelling of the gum tissue around the tooth does not subside even after a day or two.
  • Temporary filling out
  • You still have swollen or sore gums as before treatment.

Causes of tooth nerve damage?

Teeth are made up of several parts. The hard, white, visible part of your teeth is called enamel. This part of the tooth does not have any nerves and the enamel does not contain any living cells at all.

The layer of the tooth underneath the enamel is called dentin, and if the enamel is damaged, the dentin can be exposed. The dentin contains microscopic tubes that allow sensation to travel deep into the tooth. When hot or cold foods or drinks touch the dentin, nerves deep within the tooth can be stimulated.

The nerves are located in the middle of the tooth, within the soft tissue called the pulp. The main function of the nerve is to sense heat and cold. The pulp also contains blood vessels and connective tissue. If this part of the tooth becomes infected or damaged, your dentist may choose to relieve your discomfort by removing Nerves that cause you pain. Nerve damage can cause severe pain.

Root canal treatment or nerve pulling is a safe and effective procedure to get rid of tooth infection, maintain tooth quality, and get rid of annoying pain. While the nerve is removed, it does not kill the tooth, and the tooth that has been treated can still function normally.

Nerve damage can result from several causes, including:

Exposing the pulp chamber to reveal or damage it : After the tooth enamel has fallen off.

Severe injury : A nerve can be damaged due to a severe injury to the tooth or jaw. This type of injury is common in athletes, as nerves may be exposed due to a crack in the crown. The root may also break. This injury requires immediate attention.

Nerve damage due to decay : If a tooth is badly decayed, it's a good idea to have it checked by a dentist. Excessive decay can remove the outer layers of the tooth, exposing the pulp and nerves. Symptoms of the condition include pain after eating cold or hot foods.

Nerve damage due to a tooth abscess: Symptoms of an abscess include swelling of the jaw or face around the aching tooth. The condition is usually caused by an infection or decay. If the tooth develops an abscess, this is a strong indication that the tooth is also damaged. There is increased blood flow around the damaged or dead area. In the dentist's office, the patient will undergo a dental examination to check the extent of the damage and what type of treatment is best for the patient.