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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Throbbing tooth: It sounds like you need Root Canal Therapy. If the tooth is still able to be saved, have it done rather than having a front tooth extracted. See a den ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Abscess: Even if your tooth is not abscessed, a throbbing, shooting pain indicates a major problem. See your dentist ASAP for treatment and reduce your anxiety ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
45 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Difficult to say what the tooth needs without an x-ray, history and an examination.
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Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Root Canal: Yes. Always best to save a tooth if possible so see your dentist for the necessary treatment or for referral to an endodontist for specialty care.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Internet Diagnosis: For the most part, teeth with severe decay will respond to root canal therapy. The decision to restore the tooth depends on the bone support and the c ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: You should definitely be seen by a dentist to evaluate the tooth and the gums. It's always best under those circumstances to take an x-ray just to ma ... Read More
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Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Not good: It may be a root fracture. Definitely see a dentist asap for a definitive diagnosis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
It can be normal...: Each extraction is unique, and some sensitivity a few days later is not uncommon. If OTC pain meds help and the pain is getting better, you should be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
45 years experience Pediatrics
Go to dentist or MD: With throbbing and pain in teeth, infection needs to be ruled out first, which can be done by your primary doctor or urgent care.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Possible abscess: Have your dentist take a radiograph. This way you will know for sure if it is related to your teeth.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sam Markzar
27 years experience Periodontics
Several factors. : If you dont have a root canal therapy on that tooth , then a transient pulpitis can be happening.. Meaning temporary inflammation in the nerve box o ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Personally, U can't: But if you call a dentist, i'm sure you can be seen as an emergency to treat the tooth. Call before the pain becomes unbearable... Please call today.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
You probably: Have a cavity in which the decay is most probably approximating the nerve of the tooth. Consider seeing a dentist as soon as possible for an exam, xr ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
NSAIDs: For very temporary relief, you can take anti-inflammatory pain meds that can be found in your drug store. The tooth, however needs to be evaluated by ... Read More

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