Nerve Damage After Root Canal Treatment
The majority of root canal procedures are carried out without any issues and the individual involved doesn’t experience any associated problems. However, in some cases, you may experience nerve damage afterwards. This isn’t always caused by the negligence of your dentist, but it might be the result of mistakes being made during the procedure. If this happened to you, you might be able to make a compensation claim.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Symptoms of nerve damage after root canal treatment
Some of the symptoms that you may experience if you have suffered nerve damage after having a root canal procedure include:
- Tingling or burning sensation in the mouth, face, jaw or neck
- Loss of feeling or numbness in the mouth, face, jaw or neck, which can cause issues with chewing or speaking
Minor nerve damage will usually get better on its own, given a few weeks. However, more serious nerve damage may result in symptoms taking many months to improve or can even be permanent in some cases.
It might be the case that you have experienced nerve damage after a root canal procedure because your dentist made a mistake or failed in their duty of care to you. If this has left you with pain and discomfort or means that your quality of life has been affected in the long term or permanently, you may be able to claim for compensation.
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• Ms R experienced severe episode of pain and sensitivity • An infection in her tooth was left to spread which eventually led to its avoidable extraction • £5,000 awarded in compensation Ms R suffered multiple episodes of pain when her dentist failed to perform a root canal treatment properly, this meant many trips to […]
• A man in his 30’s from The North East will lose a tooth after his dentists failed to spot and treat decay. • A piece of dental equipment had been left in his tooth after a root canal treatment, this caused him intense pain and he was unable to chew. • £4000 awarded in […]
Mr D was a regular attending patient and first saw Dr N in 2004 for a routine check-up. He would attend regularly and during numerous visits had a number of treatments including, fillings, crowns and root canal treatment at various teeth. He commented, ‘I didn’t feel like anything was out of the ordinary. If I […]
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