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Dr. Sachin Rastogi, DMD

Endodontist

Dr. Sachin Rastogi DMD is a top Endodontist in Clinton, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Sachin Rastogi DMD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Sachin Rastogi DMD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Sachin Rastogi DMD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Clinton, MD, Dr. Sachin Rastogi DMD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
14 years Experience
Dr. Sachin Rastogi, DMD
  • springfield, Virginia
  • TUFTS UNIVERSITY
  • Accepting new patients

Can surrounding teeth hurt after extraction?

Most of the time no unless traumatized during extraction.

Do you need a deep cleaning after an extraction?

It depends, if you have deep pockets around. Normally, no.

What can you not do after a gum graft?

Smoking. Using alcoholic mouthwash.

Is it okay to have braces after a tooth extraction?

Yes. But wait till the wound is healed.

What causes extreme pain after tooth extraction?

Dry socket, a condition which happens when you lose the blood clot from the extraction socket, exposing bone.

What is the cheapest way to replace a missing tooth?

Cheapest way is not to replace it. Just kidding. Actually, cheapest way is to get a partial denture.

Why do my gums hurt days after a root canal?

May not be related. Check with your endodontist.

Which tooth is the hardest to extract?

Normally, wisdom tooth is the hardest, but any tooth which is impacted is even harder to remove.
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How long does it take to recover from root canal therapy?

Usually there is no recovery period. Most people go back to work right away after root canal. Some cases are more infected than others and need rest for the day or two. Your endodontist READ MORE
Usually there is no recovery period. Most people go back to work right away after root canal. Some cases are more infected than others and need rest for the day or two. Your endodontist will let you know more in detail.

How is dental calculus removed?

Dental calculus can only be removed by your dentist by using hand or ultrasonic instruments.

What are the symptoms of a bad root canal?

It could be pain on biting on that tooth, swelling, loose teeth, gum boil, deep pocket next to the tooth, pus drainage, shadow on X-rays, or sometimes no symptoms.

What is the most painful part of a root canal?

Most of the cases, getting numb by injection is the most painful part of the whole process.

How long do teeth hurt after a root canal?

1 to 3 days of moderate pain is normal in some cases. Speak to your dentist if it continues after.

Can a decayed tooth be saved?

Yes, it is possible. But a dentist needs to evaluate first.

Can you fix gum pockets?

Yes. Gum pockets can be fixed, but you need to see a gum specialist, a.k.a. a periodontist.