For routine dental care, such as sealants and fillings, we do not anticipate much patient discomfort following the procedure.
If your child’s treatment includes:
- Root canals
Then some mild postoperative discomfort is to be expected. In these cases, we may recommend over-the-counter NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as:
In the event that we anticipate more obvious discomfort after a procedure, the dentist will proactively prescribe pain medication for the patient.
Read these for instructions, and what to expect if your child has:
Written By: Dr. Ngo