What are the pain medications that best suited for pain of endodontic origin? Why anti-inflammatory medications work best with infected teeth? Do cortical steroids help in severe infection cases?
Usually a root canal procedure is almost painless treatment. That’s because dentists apply anesthetics, and the nerve is blocked from sending pain signals to the brain. A root canal is simply removing the nerve, cleaning the canal space, preparing the canal space and finally putting the root canal filling inside the root.
Sport induced TMJ can be caused either by a traumatic blow to the jaw or muscle strain that puts stress on the tempromandibular joint. It’s also possible to suffer TMJ because you are overworking your jaw during sports. Clenching your teeth is common when you are trying to use all your strength.
Parents are not sure when they should first take their children to the dentist. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, parents should take their child in for a dental examination when the first tooth appears or no later than their child’s first birthday.