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Tooth feels uncomfortable after root canal temporary filling

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Shpeen
37 years experience in Endodontics
Temp filling: Yes if your temporary filling fell out you risk contaminating your tooth. So either return to the dentist to get it replaced or go the drug store and ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Root canal: For specific info about your case, i suggest asking the endodontist or oral surgeon who treated you.
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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
There : There is no way to know how long you can go without some protective restoration on the tooth. It depends on the forces the tooth is subjected to and ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
31 years experience in Dentistry
YES!: It is important to keep bacteria out of the access hole and a temporary restoration will help. Also, it is important to have a permanent restoration t ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience in Dentistry
Contact dentist: The key to successful therapy is getting the entire procedure done on a timely basis. There is no reason, other than financial to have a temporary on ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Possibly: Your dentist will need to re-evaluate that tooth. May need root canal therapy.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Any symptoms ?: If not, wait until Monday. The rest of the temp should be sufficient.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience in Dentistry
Needs root canal tx: Her dentist is correct, she needs root canal therapy on that tooth. The decay was deep and now the nerve is inflamed. She should immediately have the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Leaderman
48 years experience in Dentistry
See your dentist!: It may not be your tooth. You could be grinding your teeth at night. This could cause temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain. Common symptoms are: pain ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience in Dentistry
Yes, carefully: Please know that temporary fillings are soft and do not support your tooth. Eat carefully as root canal teeth are brittle and could break. Make sure ... Read More
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