1. Endodontic treatment for this tooth has now been completed. Please phone your dentist for an appointment within 2-8 weeks to place a permanent restoration to protect your tooth. Delay in obtaining this permanent restoration may adversely affect the success of the root canal therapy or lead to fracture of the tooth resulting in an extraction.

  2. The tooth may be slightly tender for up to 2 weeks. If necessary, take analgesic tablets (i.e. Advil or Motrin) as instructed.

  3. If at all possible, AVOID CHEWING with this tooth until your dentist completes the final restoration – this is to prevent fracture of the tooth.

  4. Your dentist will be informed that your endodontic treatment has now been completed and a progress report will be sent along with your dental images.

  5. You will receive a notice within six months requesting that you make an appointment to check on the healing of your tooth and surrounding tissue. There is no additional fee for this service.

  6. Thank you for your cooperation during treatment of your tooth. If you have any questions or problems, please feel free to call upon us at any time.

Extractions – Post-Operative Instructions