aaaa asked in HealthDental · 1 month ago

Does a root canal hurt?

I am difficult to numb, and I have a low pain tolerance. I have a root canal tomorrow (21st) and I'm panicking. Does root canals hurt? How bad will it hurt for those who are difficult to numb? 


It doesn't help that I have a bad fear of the dentist, so I keep panicking and thinking that it will hurt a lot.

2 Answers

  • 1 month ago
    Favorite Answer

    They are no fun but you should be doped up enough that the pain will be bearable.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    They numb you so it probably won't hurt. Unfornately, for me the root canal failed and the toot got reinfected with the worst pain ever so i had to get it extracted. I hope it goes well for you tho. Im hoping some day if i have some extra money i can get a implant.

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