How can I control my pain after having dental root amputation?

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Your dentist will give you suggestions for pain control after a dental root amputation, also known as a dental root resection. Most likely, you will be fine with over-the-counter pain relievers to control your pain. But if you need something stronger, your dentist can prescribe that for you. You might want to use a cold compress or ice pack to help reduce any swelling.

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