Illustration showing final results of root canal and crown
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After your root canal, your restored tooth with the new crown should work like a natural tooth and look cosmetically pleasing. If you follow good dental and oral hygiene, your restored tooth could last a lifetime. The first few days after your root canal, the tooth may be sensitive. Nonprescription pain medications can help. If pain or pressure lasts more than a few days, be sure to talk to your dentist or endodontist.

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