Are you a Dental Phobic?
Take the test to find out.
Find A Dentist Near You Start Here

Expert answers

We know how daunting dental treatment can be. Our Dental Phobia certified experts are here to help ease your mind before treatment by answering your questions.

I Have Swelling and Fever Following Root Canal Treatment. What Should I Do?

Five days before I had treatment, my upper teeth were in a lot of pain and I consulted the doctor. The doctors started a root canel treatment. That night my chin and eye were swelling and I had a fever. On the second day the doctor told me some blood clotted in my chin. So the blood clot was removed. I still have a fever.
There has been a small reduction in the chin swelling but not the eye swelling or fever. What can I do? 

You need to see someone urgently. Perhaps attend A& E at your local hospital. Jenny. 

Answer provided by: Dr Jennifer Pinder Retired
Copyright 2024 Dental Phobia | GDC | Last updated: May 2024 Website design by The Fresh