Before Endodontic Treatment
This procedure will be performed using local anesthesia. There are usually no restrictions after the procedure concerning driving or returning to work. A doctor is available for consultation at all times should a problem arise after your treatment.
Continue all medications for blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid problems and any other conditions as recommended by your physician. If there is a question, please call our office prior to your appointment.
Please eat a full breakfast or lunch as applicable.
If you have been advised by your physician or dentist to use antibiotic premedication because of mitral valve prolapse (MVP), heart murmur, hip, knee, cardiac or other prosthesis, or if you have rheumatic heart disease, please make sure you are on the appropriate antibiotic on the day of your appointment. If there is a question, please call our office prior to your appointment.
If you are coming in for consultation, we prefer that you not take pain medication so that we may diagnose your tooth properly.
If you have already been diagnosed for treatment at our office, we recommend taking ibuprofen (Advil), acetaminophen (Tylenol), or naproxen sodium (Aleve), as directed, one hour prior to your appointment.
If you have any questions, please call our office at San Diego Office Phone Number 858-715-1305.