Tooth Avulsion. What to do when a tooth is knocked out? The treatment for permanent teeth consists of replantation, immediately if possible. Replantation — physically replacing the tooth into its socket. The proper way to remove debris from the root of an avulsed tooth is to rinse it in cold water.
Root Canal Visits. Root canals may be treated in one or multiple visits. Most root canals can be treated in one visit. The exceptions are extremely infected teeth, complications from the procedure, and complex cases.
Root Canal Pain Management . There are 5 simple steps to follow before you have a root canal or during your root canal recovery and a few root canal symptoms or situations that can cause you to need a root canal.
Pain Medication. Patient’s with pain in the pulp of the tooth are usually given pain medications such as: Motrin; or ibuprofen which have an anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect. If stronger pain medications are needed usually Vicodin or Hydrocodone can also be prescribed.
Root canals treatment is: simply removing the nerve, cleaning the canal space, preparing the canal space and finally putting the root canal filling inside the root. This is accomplished by making a small hole through the top of the tooth or crown and using a special material called gutta percha to fill in the space previously occupied by the nerve.
Sports Injuries and TMJ. 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.