Dr. Honey Arora
BACHELOR'S IN DENTAL SURGERY
Dentistry, Oral Implantologist
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Yes, it can be due to muscle spasm but as it started after one week then it can also be due to infection in the root canal treated tooth.
So, first of all, the exact cause needs to be ruled out. If Flexon MR (Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, and Chlorzoxazone) and muscle exercises are not resolving the problem then an X-ray of the tooth should be done to check for any infection.
It can heal mostly within a week.
No, it cannot become permanent and both conditions - infection and muscle spasm are treatable.
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