Root canals are typically done in two appointments. First, the
Care of the Root Canal
Between repair appointments, care must be taken not to disturb the temporary crown. The area must be kept clean, through brushing and flossing, as should your other teeth. If the crown should become dislodged, contact us immediately. We want to fix an opening as soon as possible to prevent any further infection and damage. Once the tooth is repaired, you can brush, floss and care for the restored tooth as you would the rest of your teeth. Watch for signs of looseness, or swelling, which can indicate further infection or damage. If properly cared for, the restored tooth will last many years.