After Tooth Filling?
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Hi, teeth are one of the important structures of the body, they function in tearing and chewing food and play a role in the process of speaking. Cavities are a sign of unhealthy teeth. Holes in the teeth arise due to the presence of plaque from food and germs that sticks to the teeth, then damage the tooth structure. In the case of cavities that are deep and reach the pulp cavity, the root canal treatment will be performed first before permanent filling. The pulp cavity contains blood vessels and nerves. Germs in the pulp cavity can enter the root canal of the tooth and attack the nerves to the nerve endings. If it is like this, the patient will complain of continuous pain. Germs also attack the surrounding tissue so that the gums will be swollen. Germs can also get to the maxillary sinuses (empty spaces in the cheeks) and the patient is at risk for recurrent sinusitis. So that in the case of deep cavities, root canal treatment is needed to prevent this. Therefore, it cannot be done with just one visit, the patient can be asked for 2 or 3 visits until a permanent patch is placed. Between visits, temporary fillings are attached which are softer and easily crushed due to the chewing process. This temporary patch aims to prevent new germs from entering the pulp cavity and the drugs in the root treatment can be absorbed properly to the root tip and surrounding tissue. I suggest that you should go back to the dentist in question. The doctor will return to clean your cavities then give medicine to the root of the tooth and put the temporary filling back. Meanwhile, you should avoid chewing on the aching tooth and consuming soft foods until your dental treatment is complete. Maintain oral hygiene by brushing your teeth after breakfast and before bed so as not to aggravate the condition of your teeth.
That is the information I can provide, hopefully it is useful. dr. Nira