5 Symptoms You May Need a Root Canal By Ann R. Sielicki, DDS on August 12, 2013


Root Canal Symptom #1 You have a moderate to severe lingering tooth pain when drinking hot liquids or eat hot foods. This tooth pain can also be caused by cold liquids or foods.

Root Canal Symptom #2 You have pain when chewing or biting on a tooth. There may also be slight swelling. The tooth may also be sensitive to touch.

Root Canal Symptom #3 Your toothache pain wakes you up at night and you feel like you need to take some Advil to relieve your suffering.

Root Canal Symptom #4 You have a bubble on your gum that looks like a pimple and when pressed it my bleed or release pus. This stuff isnt pretty folks and its in your mouth.

Root Canal Symptom #5 You have pain that starts in one tooth then radiates to other regions of your jaw or head. Example would be pain in a lower back tooth that radiates to your ear on the same side and feels like an earache.


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