This procedure will be performed using local anesthesia. There are usually no restrictions after the procedure concerning driving or returning to work. A doctor is available for consultation at all times should a problem arise after your treatment.
Please eat a full breakfast or lunch as applicable.
If you can take ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin or Aleve), it does help reduce inflammation when taken pre-operatively. We recommend 2 tablets of either medication 1hour before endodontic therapy.
Continue all medications for blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems and any other conditions as recommended by your physician.
If you have been advised by your physician or dentist to use antibiotic premedication because of mitral valve prolapse (MVP), hip, knee, cardiac or other prosthesis, or if you have rheumatic heart disease, please make sure you are on the appropriate antibiotic on the day of your appointment.
If there is a question, please call our office prior to your appointment.