Typically, root canal therapy is performed using local anesthesia.  Usually there are no restrictions after the procedure concerning driving or returning to work.  A doctor is available for consultation should a problem arise.

Please continue all your normal medications unless specifically instructed not to by our doctor.

Please eat normally.

If you are required by your physician to take antibiotic premedication prior to this dental procedure, please take the medication as directed.

Taking Ibuprofen pre-operatively, has been shown to help reduce inflammation and decrease post operative discomfort.  We recommend taking 2 tablets (400mg) of Ibuprofen (Advil) 2 hours before treatment.