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Is root canal treatment a painful procedure?

The procedures are performed under local anesthesia, and generally no pain is felt. However, in cases of acute pain, pain may be experienced during the procedure.

Is there pain after root canal treatment?

It is usually comfortable after treatment. A "pins and needles"-like sensation may be felt for a while. Some teeth may experience pain between sessions, on the day of the session, and after the treatment. In this case, you can consult your doctor.

Should a crown be applied to a root canal treated tooth?

Teeth that undergo root canal treatment are generally damaged teeth. Applying treatments such as overlay endocuron (porcelain filling) and crown (veneer) to teeth with wall thickness below a certain amount can increase the survival of the tooth. Additionally, the success rate of root canal treated teeth is highly dependent on the restoration on it.

Can the treatment of a root canal treated tooth be renewed?

If the current canal treatment was not successful or became infected again, repeat canal treatment can be applied depending on the condition of the tooth. You can consult your doctor.

How many sessions does root canal treatment take?

It varies depending on the current condition of the tooth. While many root canal treatments can be completed in a single session today, sessions may be required in the presence of infection, acute abscess or fistula. You can consult your doctor.

Is filler treatment a painful procedure?

The procedures are performed under local anesthesia, and usually no pain is felt. In case of possible pain, the complaint can be resolved by applying additional anesthesia to the area. You can consult your doctor.

Is there pain after filling?

There is usually no pain. However, teeth that are close to the pulp tissue, which contains the nerves of the tooth, may complain of pain after the procedure. You can consult your doctor.

What is porcelain filling?

These are treatments such as onlay, overlay and endocuron, popularly known as porcelain fillings. The aim is to take the weak and breakable parts of the tooth and bond them with a strong material and apply them to the tooth. Unlike coatings, there is no need for mechanical retention, so material loss is prevented.

What is white fill?

Composite restorations, popularly known as white fillings, are the most commonly applied type of restoration today. While materials such as amalgam and gold were used in the past, their use has decreased today.

Is amalgam filling harmful?

Amalgam fillings contain mercury etc. It has been observed that it may be harmful because it contains substances. Its use is restricted in the European region. There are also studies showing that the mercury release levels of existing amalgam restorations in the mouth are at a level that does not threaten health. Some soft tissue disorders may occur in sensitive individuals. It may be preferable to perform the procedure under a rubber dam to prevent amalgam pieces from being swallowed during the removal of amalgam restorations.

How long after the veneer (crown) is attached can you eat?

You can consult your doctor as it is related to the material used when gluing.

How long after can I eat after filler treatment?

You can eat after composite restoration, but it is not recommended to eat while numbness continues. Since it cannot be felt, cheek and lip biting may occur.

What is rubber dam?

It is a rubber cover that has been used since 1864, especially in endodontic treatments, that removes the tooth from structures such as gums, cheeks, tongue and saliva and isolates the working area. In addition to increasing patient comfort, treatment stages can be more controlled and increase success.

What is root canal treatment?

In cases where the tooth loses its vitality due to damage to the tooth, it is the process of removing the pulp tissue from the root canal structure of the tooth and filling it with various materials.

What is filler?

It is the process of bringing missing, decayed or lost tooth tissues into their required form with various materials. Nowadays, composite material is most frequently used.

What is Dental Veneer?

Crowns are restorations that are produced to cover the tooth all around, using the remaining tooth tissue in cases where material loss is high. Today, zirconia, full ceramic and metal ceramic materials can generally be used.

What is digital measurement?

It is one of the methods used to take measurements in restorations such as overlays and crowns that require laboratory processing with various scanners. The difference from the traditional impression is that since there is no silicone material applied with a spoon into the mouth, patient comfort is greater and nausea complaints may be reduced. The process may be faster. If there is a significant problem, it is possible to detect and solve it during scanning.

Is there pain after tooth extraction?

It depends on the condition of the extracted tooth, the procedure and the individual's body. You can consult your doctor.

Is there pain after implant treatment?

It is usually comfortable, but it depends on the number of implants, the condition of the area, the procedure and the individual's body. You can consult your doctor.

What is an implant?

It is a treatment that aims to eliminate the missing tooth with a material that acts as an artificial root of the lost tooth, usually titanium, but recently zirconia implants have also been produced. It is applied to the inside of the jaw bone.

How long does the implant treatment?

Processing time may vary depending on the current situation. You can consult your doctor.

How many months should I wait after implant treatment?

It may vary depending on the current situation and treatment plan. You can consult your doctor.

How frequent should dentist check-ups be?

A routine check every six months is recommended. In some cases, three months may be preferred.

Is dental scaling harmful?

Scaling aims to remove tartar and bacteria that are harmful to gum and bone tissue. Scaling can improve the health of gums and bone tissue.

Is there pain after dental scaling?

It is usually comfortable after the procedure, but slight sensitivity may be felt for a short time.

Is dental scaling a painful procedure?

It is generally a painless procedure. If felt, the pain can be stopped by applying anesthesia.

Does whitening treatment cause sensitivity?

With today's materials, there is generally no or little sensitivity. You can consult your physician as it may vary depending on the individual's current dental condition.

Will the color return to its previous state after whitening?

The color of the tooth may return faster, especially in the presence of conditions that discolor the teeth, such as tea, coffee and cigarettes. Since each individual may experience a different situation, you can consult your physician.

What is good for jaw pain and teeth grinding?

Since each individual's needs may be different, you can consult your physician.