Sometimes no symptoms are present.
A root canal procedure requires one or more appointments and can be performed by a dentist or endodontist (a root canal specialist). It usually follows the following steps:
After treatment, your tooth may still be sensitive, but this will subside as the inflammation diminishes and the tooth has healed. This can actually take a few weeks, and in rare occasions, several months. You will be given care instructions after each appointment. Good oral hygiene practices and regular dental visits will aid in the life of your root canal treatment.