If your dentist is about to perform a root canal on a painful, decaying tooth, you may already have an idea on how to keep the tooth clean and deal with any discomfort you may experience afterward. However, along with knowing what to do, make sure you avoid making the following mistakes that could possibly lead to increased pain, infection, or damage. 1. Brushing the Tooth Too Hard As part of preventing infection in your tooth after the procedure, it is important that you continue to brush your teeth as usual to remove food particles and residual liquids from the surface.
13 January 2019