I had an abscess in the gum. So doctor started root canal but before root canal he said infection should be cured. So he opened my tooth so that pus could come out. When the abscess was nearly gone then he checked via X Ray and saw infection in tooth (there was no or little abscess or cynus).
Now he has done a metapex filling and told me to wait for 3 weeks till infection subsides.
Again abscess is visible on next day
Is it okay?
Master of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Dental surgery
9 years experience
Ask Free Question
Sometimes it takes time for infection to subside. Remember that this infection was not built overnight and thus to cure it too will need time and your patience. Have trust on your dentist. If the problem still persists consult a specialist dentist.
From what you describe the treatment you are undergoing is correct.
Was this answer helpful?
Thank you for your feedback.
Suggestions offered by doctors on Lybrate are of advisory nature i.e., for educational and informational purposes only. Content posted on, created for, or compiled by Lybrate is not intended or designed to replace your doctor's independent judgment about any symptom, condition, or the appropriateness or risks of a procedure or treatment for a given person.
Book appointment with top doctors for Root canal treatment