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Is there pain after a tooth filling? Find out how to relieve it

After filling a tooth, there is pain, the tooth filling process is one of the most common procedures resorted to recently to get rid of the problems of damage and decay it faces, and feeling pain after filling the tooth is one of the most common side effects of the process, and doctors prescribe medicines that help control it. This pain is due to many reasons, which we will learn about in this article and more information related to it.

After filling a tooth, there is pain

After filling a tooth, there is pain

After filling a tooth, there is pain

The tooth filling process is a procedure in which medical fillings are used to fill the cavities in its cavity resulting from damage or the growth of decay material resulting from the accumulation of bacteria and germs. These fillings are among the most safe and effective therapeutic methods in controlling various dental problems which often include cracks and fractures in its structure or neglect of cleaning it, leading to its damage and decay over the long term.

The pain after the filling process is one of the most common side effects that the patient feels and it is easy to control it with medications but in case of its continuation and non-response to treatment and medical instructions, it requires returning to the treating doctor for examination, finding out the reason, and trying to treat it. Specialized care for your teeth at our Dental Center! We offer nerve filling with modern and gentle methods to ensure your comfort and health.

What are the expectations after nerve filling

It is expected to solve dental problems after installing a nerve filling by closing all the gaps in the damaged tooth cavity, especially those in the nerve canal with solid fillings that help the chemicals forming them to cover the lost enamel and dentin layers due to decay and damage occurring in their structure. It is possible to resort to metal fillings such as silver and gold or cosmetic fillings such as composite, porcelain, and resin fillings.

Does the patient only feel pain after nerve filling?

No; Although the patient feels pain after nerve filling, he may suffer from some aches during the following:

  • Pain before nerve extraction: This pain results from nerve damage, so the doctor gives the patient a local anesthetic, and then other pains appear as a result of drilling the cavity of the affected teeth and cleaning it.
  • Pain during nerve extraction: The pains of this stage include extracting the nerve from the damaged teeth and pressing on them to fix the medical filling.
  • Pain after nerve filling: After finishing fixing the filling, the effect of the anesthetic gradually fades, and from here, the pain begins to appear at a severe pace, then with adherence to medical instructions, medications, and painkillers prescribed by the doctor, any traces of pain will disappear within a few days.

Causes of toothache after nerve filling for a period

Nerve filling is one of the operations that give the patient the desired results without exposing him to any pain or strain, and does not make him feel any suffering. The pain that appears as a side effect after installing them is easy to disappear within a few counted days, but in case of its continuation and the severity of its intensity does not decrease, the reason then is due to the large area of decay in the cavity of the tooth when fixing the filling or not covering the filling with a medical material that protects the nerve from being affected by the chemicals composing it.

How to put nerve fillings

How to put nerve fillings

How to put nerve fillings

Nerve fillings are among the most famous therapeutic techniques for dental problems such as damage, decay,

fractures, and the appearance of cracks in their structure that are easy to apply as they do not require many procedures and do not expose the patient to any exhausting and painful steps, especially after using the latest laser devices in fixing them and other advanced medical devices that help in presenting a high-efficiency fixation technique for them. These steps or procedures include all the following points:

  • Examination by X-ray to determine the extent of damage in the affected tooth or molar and how to deal with it.
  • Anesthetizing the patient by local anesthetic or sedatives or general anesthesia.
  • Isolating the affected area by a medical insulating material.
  • Using a drilling device in drilling the cavity of the affected teeth or molars.
  • Cleaning the cavity of any accumulated decay material inside it and using nerve cleaning tools to ensure the elimination of any bacterial residues in the nerve endings in the root of the affected teeth or molars.
  • Cleaning the cavity with chemical disinfectants.
  • Starting to fix the temporary filling until the suitable crown is made or fixing the permanent filling well and ensuring that it fills all the gaps of the cavity.
  • Installing light bands from the laser device on the place of installing the fillings.
  • Installing the crown or veneer on the surface of the teeth and leveling it with its surface to get rid of any excesses so as not to cause any problems later.

How to relieve pain after nerve filling

Nerve filling is one of the safest operations that do not require any precautions for any potential risks, so it is painless, but it is possible to control the pain that appears after the effect of anesthesia disappears after completing its procedures by maintaining adherence to the necessary medical instructions after installing it, especially those related to caring for teeth and oral cleanliness, whether by brushing them with toothpaste or using medical mouthwash or Miswak, in addition to the importance of taking medications and painkillers at their specified times, Permanent protection for decay victims! Nerve filling services at our Dental Center enhance the health and beauty of your teeth.

How long does the pain last after nerve filling?

The nerve filling process is painless because it is done under the influence of anesthesia, but it is possible that pain appears as a side effect of it, which lasts for a few days not exceeding 5 days or a week at the most, and it is easy to control it by non-steroidal painkillers such as paracetamol or ibuprofen prescribed by the doctor, Strong teeth start from young! Choosing our Dental Center means distinguished care for your nerve filling by experts.

The number of sessions in which nerve filling is done

The nerve filling process is one of the operations that help teeth to maintain their structure for the longest possible time in order to perform their functional tasks and not affect the adjacent teeth in the mouth, and despite its importance, it does not require many procedures but is characterized by being a simple technique easy to apply, so the steps of installing it are done within one or two sessions at most in most cases but rarely in complicated cases may require an additional session to ensure the installation of the filling and the special crown for the damaged tooth and completing it perfectly, and usually, the back teeth and molars need more sessions compared to the front teeth.

How to treat tooth sensitivity

How to treat tooth sensitivity

How to treat tooth sensitivity

There are some medical instructions that help in treating tooth sensitivity and working on the disappearance of its symptoms, and these instructions may include one of the following points:

  • Using toothpaste rich in fluoride and potassium nitrate to eliminate tooth sensitivity.
  • Using a soft brush to protect the teeth from any discomfort or pain.
  • Avoiding foods that increase tooth sensitivity such as citrus, starches, and stimulants.
  • Regularly rinsing with medical mouthwash rich in chemicals that protect the teeth from any sensitivity symptoms.
When should you visit a dentist when suffering from sensitivity?

When should you visit a dentist when suffering from sensitivity?

When should you visit a dentist when suffering from sensitivity?

There are some symptoms that appear on the teeth and are a sign of their sensitivity, which requires consulting a doctor to help find out the cause and try to treat it. The most famous symptoms of sensitivity that appear and tell you the need to visit the doctor are as follows:

  • Pain when consuming hot or cold drinks and foods like ice cream or tea.
  • Inability to eat sweets due to the appearance of discomfort and unease signs.
  • Grinding on the teeth when consuming acidic fruits and unable to bear them.
  • Feeling pain when brushing teeth and cleaning them with dental floss.

How much does nerve filling cost

The cost of nerve filling varies from place to place, and this is due to several factors including the cost of raw materials used in the filling and their variation with the dollar price, in addition to the experience of the treating doctor and the medical team assisting him, and the patient’s condition and his medical history and the number of damaged teeth that need filling are also important factors that determine the number of necessary procedures for him and with the difference of procedures from one patient to another, the cost will differ.

The cost of therapeutic techniques and laser devices and sterilization methods used in installing the filling, and based on that, the cost of nerve filling may range between 1500 and 3000 Egyptian pounds, and the most famous of these fillings is the composite, which ranges in cost between 300 and 800 Egyptian pounds.

The best medical center for dental treatment and cosmetic

The Dental Center is one of the best centers that provide dental treatment and cosmetic services in Cairo, and the center provides modern technologies and advanced medical devices that help in presenting them perfectly and with high efficiency along with following sterilization and infection control methods provided by international specialized institutions.

And a group of skilled and trained doctors supervise the provision of all therapeutic and cosmetic services in the center, and they are assisted by a medical team of the most efficient nurses in various private and government hospitals in Cairo, and the center offers offers and discounts on all services in the current period, and you can inquire about these discounts when visiting the official website and communicating with the customer service team through this link.

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