Home Care Instructions
During Endodontic Treatment
Your tooth and surrounding gum tissue may be slightly tender for several days as a result of manipulation during treatment and the previous condition of your tooth. This tenderness is normal and is no cause for alarm.
Do not chew hard foods on the affected side until your endodontic therapy is completed and your tooth is covered with the protective restoration provided by your restorative dentist.
You may continue your regular dental hygiene regimen. Discomfort may be alleviated by taking ibuprofen (Advil), acetaminophen (Tylenol) or both, as directed.
As a reference guide, our office will provide a written post treatment guide.
NOTE: Alcohol intake is not advised while taking any of these medications. Should you experience discomfort that cannot be controlled with the above listed medications, or should swelling develop, please contact this office immediately.
The office telephone is answered day and night. If you need to call after hours, please have your pharmacy number available.
If you have any questions, please call our office at Barry Rhome, DMD, PC Phone Number 215-735-7113