I got a temporary filling in my tooth today. But there was swelling and pain after five hours.
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I can understand you are worried about pain and discomfort in your tooth. After dental procedures like filling a root canal, infection and pain are not so uncommon. Many dentists give pain medications and antibiotics before discharging the patient (after the procedure). I would recommend you to consult back your dentist for these medications as he knows your case better.
Also, you need a prescription for taking these medications from a pharmacy. For pain though, you may take over the counter painkillers like Ibuprofen or Tylenol after the meals. But this is not a permanent solution as we do not know at this point if there is an infection in the tooth root. Hope it helps. You may add follow up query here if you have more questions. I would be happy to assist.
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