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 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 your usual breakfast or lunch as applicable.
If you have been advised by your physician or dentist to use antibiotic premedication because of heart valve replacement, mitral valve prolapse (MVP), implants, hip, knee, cardiac or other prosthesis, phen fen or if you have rheumatic heart disease, please make sure you have taken the appropriate antibiotic one hour before of your appointment. If there is a question, please call our endodontists prior to your appointment at 818-242-8955.
If you can take ibuprofen (Advil) or naproxen sodium (Aleve), it does help reduce inflammation when taken pre-operatively. We recommend two tablets of either medication 2-4 hours before endodontic therapy.
If you have any other questions regarding non-surgical endodontics in Glendale, California, we urge you to contact Dr. Douglas Daws and Dr. David Abdelmalak.