After a procedure, you may be asked to do pulpal therapy. This is typically asked of a patient when your tooth has been through a lot of trauma and we are attempting to keep the swelling down in the pulp of the tooth. While it may have the effect of helping with pain, the real goal of this therapeutic practice is to give your tooth the best possible chance from dying and needing a root canal down the road.
- Take 2 Advil (Motrin, Ibuprofen, etc.) 200mg every 6 hours for 4-5 days.
GRINDING OR CLENCHING YOUR teeth is a pretty normal thing to do when you’re annoyed or stressed, and that’s nothing to worry about. However, if you grind your teeth on a more regular basis, whether asleep or awake, it can become a serious problem. This kind of chronic...
If your dentist determined you have a temporomandibular disorder which is often referred to as TMD, here is what you need to know. The "T" in TMD stands for the temple, "M" for the mandible or jaw and "D" for a disorder within this complex. This disorder is usually...
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