I had a root canal and crown put on my tooth about three weeks ago. After the root canal I had some pain, which is to be expected, but it went away. About four days ago i started to get pain in my tooth again. Then swelling started to occur around the front of the tooth. Then a puss pocket filled up. I have been taking 800 mg of Advil and it does nothing to the pain. I can't eat because of the pain. I have a call in to me dentist and they told me to rinse with warm salt water until they can see me. I have never had this type of pain before can you tell me what it might be and tell me how to relieve the pain?
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